The Hamilton Minute Archives

A Few Engineering Thoughts About COVID-19, and An Engineer in the Woods, Installment 29: Pets #9; Dog 7, Olive

Monday, March 30, 2020
You can skip this serious part of my blog.  With the world in turmoil, I think it’s important that we find escape.  My latest pet blog follows and is offered for that.  However, I would like to share with you what’s in my head and why I don’t share in the panic t...

Engineers and the Unknown—handling the Corona virus

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

An Engineer in the Woods, Installment 28: Pets #8; Cat 3, Dusty

Monday, March 2, 2020
I picked up the phone.  It was my sister Helen, “Flash (their Golden Retriever) found a kitten in the wood pile, and brought it to the front door.  Brian (my brother-in-law) is allergic and wants it out of the house.  If you take it, I’ll drive down and meet you halfway.&r...

What Makes a Great Team?

Friday, February 14, 2020
At our recent holiday gathering hosted by our company, we all had a wonderful moment spending time together. We were enjoying each other’s company while sharing good food and having good conversations. Topics of conversation ranged from what’s going on in each of our lives, plans for our...

An Engineer in the Woods, Installment 27: Pets #7; Dog 6, Birch

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
The story of our non-musical dog Birch. The Hamilton’s on the path to the dock on Moose Lake in Ely, Minnesota (~2011)  From left to right: Richard, Birch, Olive, some bearded fat guy, Kristen, Sean, Aileen (this is the desktop pic on my office and home computers) “Plainf...