I’ve often found that Adventure is where you find it. The LGA proved that in spades a few weekends ago when we went in search of a tiki-related event ostensibly taking place in a part of San Diego called Shelter Island. Shelter Island is a man-made peninsula consisting largely of hotels, piers and seafood restaurants. Although we didn’t know much about this tiki-centric celebration beyond its rumored existence, with Shelter Island measuring just over half-a-square-mile in area, we were confident (overconfident as we would find out) of our ability to find it.
Archive for September, 2009
Gentleman Hunter takes over Sergeant at Arms duties as the Gents discuss the art of responsible transportation via gas powered motorcarriages… That’s fancy for cars…
On the Agenda:
1. Opening Toast, by Mr Lee Dunteman
2. Open Discussion on Cars, Motorcycles and all things motorized transportation
3. Advice from a Gentleman: Gentleman Hunter suggests always picking the right vehicle for the right job
4. Closing Toast, by all of the Gents
Now, I am not stating that one should carry all of the following at the same time (as that would seriously interfere with your mobility), what I am saying is that these things are invaluable in circumstances when nothing else will do.
I now present the top ten(ish) list of gentlemanly adventuresome accouterments…
I came across this article from CNN the other day, about a company called WiTricity, derived from an M.I.T. research group. They are experimenting with the wireless transfer of electricity. Being the League’s Archivist, I was immediately reminded of one of my very favorite, (not so) mad scientists, Nikola Tesla, and his similar experiments back in 1901.