I recently had my 4 year checkup at MD Anderson to see my progress. It was mostly good. My platelets are still low, but consistent with previous tests. My small “trend” of slightly increasing counts has stopped. I talked to my Dr. and got the report about my brain MRI from 6mo ago, and learned that Harold (my brain stem lesion) is now completely gone. Yay! Read more... (713 words, 0 images, estimated 2:51 mins reading time)
As I’ve posted before, I got my hands on a new GoPro HD Hero recently. My first “video” wasn’t much – essentially just a backyard test. I was supposed to get some real footage on Friday, but a mechanical problem halted that. So, Monday was my next opportunity, and I took advantage. I got to get some ride footage of the local trails. Read more... (350 words, 0 images, estimated 1:24 mins reading time)
I got the new GPS out for a hike and some geocaching on this day. I started out by loading the USGS topos for the Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest (SFAEF) onto the Oregon from Topofusion. I chose the topos because many (but not all) of the trails on the SFAEF appear on the topos. It also shows the boundary of the forest, locations of some pipeline right-of-ways, and locations of some wetland areas. Important information for what I wanted to do. Read more... (542 words, 4 images, estimated 2:10 mins reading time)
Yesterday I got the Oregon attached to the stem of my mountain bike for a 10 mile jaunt through town and on the local mtb trails. I have a handful of impressions about how it worked in that application. First, have I mentioned yet how I like the mounting system on this? Read more... (873 words, 5 images, estimated 3:30 mins reading time)
Yeah, I’m not new to the game here. This GPS has been reviewed all over the internet already.
But, I decided that the Edge 705 wasn’t really for me. Here’s why:
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- I hated the little joystick on the etrex series, and I didn’t like it any better on the Edge.