Links to Other Sites
- TV Party - a nostalgia site for fans of old TV shows (and old fans of TV shows).
- TV.com - news, listings, episoge guides, and more.
- Moosechick Notes - A comprehensive Northern Exposure fan site.
- Moosefest - the annual Northern Exposure fan festival.
- Due South - the adventures of Constable Benton Fraser and his trusty wolf Diefenbaker.
- Episode Guides - links and episode lists for over 6,000 shows.
Scenic Railways of North America
- Alberta Prairie Railway - Slettler, Alberta. Historic town, live shows and music, train robbers.
- Black Hills Central RR - Hill City, South Dakota. Oldest continually operating scenic railroad in North America.
- Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad - Boone, Iowa. Features the last commercially produced (in China) steam locomotive in the world.
- Cass Scenic Railroad - Cass, West Virginia. Shea locomotive, logging town and Bald Knob (almost 5,000 ft. above sea level).
- Chehalis-Centralia Railroad - Chehalis, Washington. Mountain views and a dining car. Run by a father-daughter team.
- Cripple Creek & Victor Railroad - Cripple Creek, Colorado. 1894 train depot, historic mining towns and Echo Valley.
- Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad - Antonito, Colorado & Chama, New Mexico. The longest and highest scenic railroad in North America, including highest mountain pass (10,015 feet) reached by rail in the United States.
- Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad - Durango, Colorado. Locomotives were made specifically for this line. It appeared in the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
- Durbin & Greenbrier Scenic Railroad - Durbin, West Virginia. Features a 1910 Climax steam engine.
- Georgetown Loop Railroad - Georgetown, Colorado. Historic towns, gold and silver mines. The "corkscrew" route gains 600 feet in elevation in four miles.
- Grand Canyon Scenic Railway - Williams, Arizona. Observation car and entertainment.
- Heber Valley Railroad - Heber City, Utah. Was once part of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad; features views of the Wasatch Mountains.
- Kettle Valley Steam Railway - Summerland, British Columbia. - features entertainment, including train robbers.
- Mt. Rainier Scenic Railway - Elbe, Washington. Logging railroad with geared locomotive, forests and (weather permitting) mountain views.
- Nevada Northern Railway - East Ely, Nevada. Ccopper mines, historic town, a 300 foot tunnel and a steam crane.
- Pike's Peak Cog Railway - Manitou Springs, Colorado - the highest rack railway in the world, reaches 14,110 feet above sea level.
- Rio Grande Scenic Railway - Alamosa, Colorado - trains from Alamosa to Monte Vista, Antonito or La Veta. The highest mountain pass (9,242 feet) crossed by a standard gauge train in the U.S.
- Royal Gorge Railroad - Canon City, Colorado - follows the Arkansas River through the Royal Gorge. Features the Vista Dome car.
- Steamtown National Historic Site - Scranton, Pennsylvania. Train rides, museum, roundhouse & a turntable.
- Strasburg Rail Road - Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Amish farming country and a rolling stock museum.
- Tennesse Valley Railroad Museum - Chattanooga, Tennessee. Civil War era tunnel, shop tour and a working turntable.
- White Pass & Yukon Route - Skagway, Alaska. Built to reach gold mines. Features the last narrow gauge locomotive built in North America. Accessible from cruise ships.
Free & Open Source Software
- Free Software Foundation - a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting computer user freedom.
- Licenses - a listing of popular open-source licenses
- GNU (GNU's not Unix) - comprises much of the utilities and libraries in Linux distributions.
- Linux - the kernel that GNU/Linux operating systems are based on.
- Distrowatch - News and links to download mirrors. An excellent resource for finding a GNU/Linux distribution to meet your needs.
- Debian has completely replaced that other operating system on my computer.
- Libre Office - a complete office software suite.
- Openshot - a video editor for the rest of us.
- Firefox Web Browser - Because friends don't let friends use IE!
- That Other Guy - my original plan was to register www.jimspages.com, but it was taken.
- The Payphone Project - Features a payphone locator and (no kidding) a photo gallery.
- Folding At Home - donate the excess processing capacity of your computer to a good cause.
- National "Do Not Call" Registry - have your name removed from telemarketing lists.
- Unusual Place Names - Have you ever been to Toad Suck, Arkansas?
- AFDB - Protect yourself from electromagnetic psychotronic mind control!
- Death By Caffeine - how much of your favorite energy drink, soda, or caffeinated food would it take to actually kill you?
- Useless Facts - Cliff Clavin's got nothin' on this!
- Error 404 - The best "Document Not Found" message I've seen.