Category Archives: Reader Comments

Weather Page Fixed

My weather station atop my roof works just fine. The wireless receiver in my study works just fine. The data logger works just fine. But the Ambient Virtual Weather Station software has been nothing but trouble ever since I set … Continue reading

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Diehard Fan Loves Flying Broomstick Series

It’s nice to get fan mail. I guess it’s the best part of being an author—learning that other people get as much fun out of the books as I had writing them. Here’s a comment from Chelsey, a young man … Continue reading

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Railroad Magnate Otto Mears Had a Liberty Ship Named After Him

Reader Norm Delucchi sent this comment: “Reading my copy of Narrow Gauge Railroading in the San Juan Triangle – I questioned an item – going to my reference library I found that the SS Otto Mears (Hull # 2157) was … Continue reading

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Reader Savors Broom 1

Here’s a comment from Pam: My mom bought the first two Great American Broomsticks as a gift for me at [ARRL Amateur Radio] Field Day. I started reading #1 Sat night and had to be very firm with myself to … Continue reading

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Railroad Museum Book Earns Plaudits

The Ridgway Railroad Museum’s book, Narrow Gauge Railroading in the San Juan Triangle: The Rio Grande Southern, the Ouray Branch of the D&RG and Otto Mears’ Silverton RR, is earning plaudits from the magazines that follow narrow-gauge railroading. From the … Continue reading

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Status of Broom 3

I received a query from Karen about Book 3 and whether I’d be at the Mensa AG Conference this July in Pittsburgh. In short, it’s “almost” ready and, no, I won’t be in Pittsburgh. But…I will be at the Reno … Continue reading

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Loves the Free Chapter a Week!

Arlene sent this comment to me using the American Flying Broomstick comment form: I’ve been getting the free weekly subscription for a while now, since Randy C. talked about it in his “this is true” newsletter. When you told us … Continue reading

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Legacy Comments Saved Under Nov 30th Date

I started the Mt. Sneffels Press blog just a few days ago (today is Dec 30th, 2008) and have been transferring legacy comments and legacy blog entries from the American Flying Broomstick website to this blog. My old blog entries … Continue reading

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Are You Flying Backwards?

From a This is True reader: The real question is not “Why is this man flying a broomstick?” but rather: “Why is this man flying a broomstick _backwards?” As any good witch knows, the bristles go in front–to hold the … Continue reading

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Same Sense of the Ridiculous

From Spock in MD: The referenced web page is from my recent copy of This-is-True and I found the idea delightful enough to want to share it with my students and, in fact, anyone else who may have a similar … Continue reading

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