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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To . . .
Author(s): Jack D. Gaskill
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Paper Abstract

Ii had been struggling with this, my first editorial, for some time, and had just about arrived at a version that suited me. However, before attempting to put the finishing touches on it, I decided to get in the proper frame of mind by taking one of my frequent early morning bicycle rides. That ride was never completed. While cranking along a bike lane just outside Tucson, I was crunched from the rear by-of all things-a pickup truck belonging to a porta-potty company. My beautiful gold bike was completely trashed, and ended up with a fractured left scapula, multiple contusions and abrasions, and a lot of road rash. In addition, I was pretty badly bruised and scraped. I do seem to be mending, though, and hope to be riding again within a couple of months. So much for the war stories.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1985
PDF: 1 pages
Opt. Eng. 24(4) doi: 10.1117/12.7973527
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 24, Issue 4
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Jack D. Gaskill, SPIE (United States)

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