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I'm Mike Pope. I live in the Seattle area. I've been a technical writer and editor for over 30 years. I'm interested in software, language, music, movies, books, motorcycles, travel, and ... well, lots of stuff.

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First entry - 6/27/2003
Most recent entry - 1/15/2018

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  07:20 PM

Erica just had her roof replaced, and since they had everything all undone anyway, she had them put in one of those tubular skylights in her kitchen.

Outside:




Inside:



All it really does is pipe sunlight down a reflective tube to a lens in the ceiling, but golly, it brings a huge amount of light into the room. She said that when the guy was installing it, it was so bright that he couldn't look at it.

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