Archive for category: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2011 | Merry Christmas | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’d like to thank each and every follower and friend of the brainwagon blog for their encouragement, for their attention, and for their continued participation in my little stream of consciousness experiment on the Internet. To all you, and your friends and family, I’d like to extend my best wishes for a Happy Holiday and […]

More on $.99 Christmas lights…

December 6, 2011 | diy, electronics, Merry Christmas | By: Mark VandeWettering

I didn’t have a lot of time to do anything significant tonight, but I wanted to test a few things about this strand of Christmas lights using a multimeter and some simple math. Recap: there are two strands of LEDs, each wired in parallel. One strand consists of 4 red and 4 yellow LEDS. The […]

A Blast from the Past: The Cinnamon Bear

December 6, 2011 | Merry Christmas | By: Mark VandeWettering

When I was a kid, my brother and I used to listen to old time radio shows quite a bit. During the Christmas season, KEX 1190 in Portland would play episodes of radio serial The Cinnamon Bear. The program was originally suppose to air six days a week starting just after Thanksgiving and culminating on […]

Merry Christmas to All…

December 25, 2010 | Merry Christmas | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, it’s just after midnight, and with it is time for me and Carmen to don kerchief and cap and then to settle our brains for a long winter’s nap. To all my family, friends, and readers, I’d like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday. Tomorrow, there will be prime rib […]