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New independent states

South Sudan becomes an independent nation by way of vote (and decades of civil war).  Israel recently went on camera with Romania to publicly denounce Palestine’s bid to become recognized as an independent state in the UN this fall. Texas govenor Rick … Continue reading

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Leaving Rio

This post has been sitting in my queue to finish and publish since March. What happened here occured between Dec 29 2009 and ~Jan 7th, 2010. One of the more interesting experiences I had on my trip was leaving Rio. … Continue reading

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Building a Balsa Violin, pt 1

Really this could have been included in the last post, but it was getting long and I wanted pictures of my own work above the cut.(edit: here is part 2, a year later.) So here are the first progress shots … Continue reading

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Traveling-Central and South America

So for the last six weeks or so I have been planning and prepping for a trip through Mexico, Central America, to Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina, with plans to loop back around through Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia. … Continue reading

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