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  • Gear Daddy, LLC
    Add today as a kiting day. All by myself again.... eddy _____ From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com [mailto:snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jason
    Message 1 of 5 , May 12, 2007
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      Add today as a kiting day.  All by myself again....
      eddy


      From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com [mailto:snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jason Brickner
      Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 1:04 AM
      To: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com; 'Boise Sailors Association'
      Subject: RE: [snowkiteidaho] Group calendar / sailing reports

      So Tom,
       
      Since you setup the BoiseSailorsAssocia tion, could you setup a Google calendar for us to use.  It would be nice to only allow members to post to keep out the riffraff.  Anymore, it is easy to find historical weather data for any day.. Heck... someone could cut and paste the data in for that morning.  What do you think. Did you check out the site I sent you?
       
      Jason
       
       From: snowkiteidaho@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:snowkiteida ho@yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of Tom von Alten
      Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 5:54 PM
      To: 'Boise Sailors Association'
      Cc: snowkiteidaho@ yahoogroups. com
      Subject: [snowkiteidaho] Group calendar / sailing reports

      Hi Jason:

      I've been thinking about the question you raised:

      >
      Does the Boise Sailors Google Group have a Group calendar
      > feature for
      people to log their sailing comments? I hate
      > for you to spend your time
      updating the calendar every year.
      > That has to get monotonous after a
      while. Now would be a
      > good time to start since we are at the beginning
      > of the season.

      Indeed it would.

      The novelty has worn off for me, and I'm not gung ho on
      collecting, combining, and editing individual reports into
      the dailies as I have done for a surprisingly large number of
      years.

      The one element missing if we were to use www.google.com/ calendar
      or something like it is the archive of NOAA data that I have
      automated on my site. (It was turned off for the winter, but came
      back in mid-April... just haven't created a table/index to it yet.
      URLs are http://fortboise. org/windsurfing/ wind.20070428. html
      for example, showing one that I DID post the report for -- I've
      done half a dozen or so...)

      Combining sailing reports with weather observations was what
      prompted me to start doing this, last millennium.

      As it is now, the compiled NOAA data goes up without my intervention;
      it has a pointer to a "report" file that is initially blank (and
      only editable/postable by me). I've thought about a web form for
      you all to post what you like, whenever you like... but have to do
      it in such a way to keep spammers from hosing my site... and haven't
      been finding the time to play around with it. So I don't know.

      There was the phpBB thing, too. And WAP formatting. Life is so
      short.
      ____________ _
      Tom von Alten http://fortboise. org
      tva@fortboise. org

      PS Email lists/groups are more useful if you change the Subject
      line when the subject changes. and quote previous messages sparingly.
      And don't add addresses of people already on the list so they get
      multiple copies. Then there's the cross-posting problem...

    • Jason Brickner
      WIND HOG!!! You need to learn to share. ;-) Actually, I checked this morning and it looked marginal. Guess I ll have to go for it next time. Time is
      Message 2 of 5 , May 12, 2007
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        WIND HOG!!!
         
        You need to learn to share. ;-)  Actually, I checked this morning and it looked marginal.  Guess I'll have to go for it next time.  Time is tickin'.
         
        -Jason


        From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com [mailto:snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Gear Daddy, LLC
        Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 12:53 PM
        To: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: RE: [snowkiteidaho] Group calendar / sailing reports

        Add today as a kiting day.  All by myself again....
        eddy


        From: snowkiteidaho@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:snowkiteida ho@yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of Jason Brickner
        Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 1:04 AM
        To: snowkiteidaho@ yahoogroups. com; 'Boise Sailors Association'
        Subject: RE: [snowkiteidaho] Group calendar / sailing reports

        So Tom,
         
        Since you setup the BoiseSailorsAssocia tion, could you setup a Google calendar for us to use.  It would be nice to only allow members to post to keep out the riffraff.  Anymore, it is easy to find historical weather data for any day.. Heck... someone could cut and paste the data in for that morning.  What do you think. Did you check out the site I sent you?
         
        Jason
         
         From: snowkiteidaho@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:snowkiteida ho@yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of Tom von Alten
        Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 5:54 PM
        To: 'Boise Sailors Association'
        Cc: snowkiteidaho@ yahoogroups. com
        Subject: [snowkiteidaho] Group calendar / sailing reports

        Hi Jason:

        I've been thinking about the question you raised:

        >
        Does the Boise Sailors Google Group have a Group calendar
        > feature for
        people to log their sailing comments? I hate
        > for you to spend your time
        updating the calendar every year.
        > That has to get monotonous after a
        while. Now would be a
        > good time to start since we are at the beginning
        > of the season.

        Indeed it would.

        The novelty has worn off for me, and I'm not gung ho on
        collecting, combining, and editing individual reports into
        the dailies as I have done for a surprisingly large number of
        years.

        The one element missing if we were to use www.google.com/ calendar
        or something like it is the archive of NOAA data that I have
        automated on my site. (It was turned off for the winter, but came
        back in mid-April... just haven't created a table/index to it yet.
        URLs are http://fortboise. org/windsurfing/ wind.20070428. html
        for example, showing one that I DID post the report for -- I've
        done half a dozen or so...)

        Combining sailing reports with weather observations was what
        prompted me to start doing this, last millennium.

        As it is now, the compiled NOAA data goes up without my intervention;
        it has a pointer to a "report" file that is initially blank (and
        only editable/postable by me). I've thought about a web form for
        you all to post what you like, whenever you like... but have to do
        it in such a way to keep spammers from hosing my site... and haven't
        been finding the time to play around with it. So I don't know.

        There was the phpBB thing, too. And WAP formatting. Life is so
        short.
        ____________ _
        Tom von Alten http://fortboise. org
        tva@fortboise. org

        PS Email lists/groups are more useful if you change the Subject
        line when the subject changes. and quote previous messages sparingly.
        And don't add addresses of people already on the list so they get
        multiple copies. Then there's the cross-posting problem...

      • jasonbrickner@msn.com
        So I missed out at indian creek today. That s ok. Its mothers day, had to fly to san fran for training. Suck it up. There will be other days. As we are
        Message 3 of 5 , May 13, 2007
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          So I missed out at indian creek today. That's ok. Its mothers day, had to fly to san fran for training. Suck it up. There will be other days.
          As we are landing, i'm thinking, "what am I going to do for the rest of the afternoon." just as we fly over the golden gate bridge, I see about 50 kiteboaders down below. Then I see another 30 just 10mins south of the airport.

          Lesson I learned. Check the weather and bring you s**t. Damn, the wind is blowing 25. It would have been nice.

          ciao

          -----Original Message-----
          From: "Gear Daddy LLC" <geardaddy@...>
          To: "snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com" <snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com>
          Sent: 5/12/07 11:59 AM
          Subject: RE: [snowkiteidaho] Group calendar / sailing reports

          Add today as a kiting day. All by myself again....
          eddy

          _____

          From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com [mailto:snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com]
          On Behalf Of Jason Brickner
          Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 1:04 AM
          To: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com; 'Boise Sailors Association'
          Subject: RE: [snowkiteidaho] Group calendar / sailing reports




          So Tom,

          Since you setup the BoiseSailorsAssociation, could you setup a Google
          calendar for us to use. It would be nice to only allow members to post to
          k
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