IEEE PES Show Blog http://tdworld.com/blog/22403/feed en Happy Trails... http://tdworld.com/blog/happy-trails <div class="node-body blog-body">Pam and I are back home after a great time with all our old and new friends. It is so nice to be back in the high desert once again. We really enjoyed the totally different foliage of Florida when compared to New Mexico. We have most breakfasts out by ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/happy-trails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/happy-trails#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Fri, 11 May 2012 21:38:40 +0000 22539 at http://tdworld.com There were drawings too http://tdworld.com/blog/there-were-drawings-too <div class="node-body blog-body">After eating way too much, we all gathered at the main entrance for prize time. We turned in our badges and waited for the drawings. Oh well, maybe I'll win something next year. I had fun anyway. I can't imagine it getting any better, but it will. It ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/there-were-drawings-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/there-were-drawings-too#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Fri, 11 May 2012 02:49:31 +0000 22550 at http://tdworld.com Chicago Food http://tdworld.com/blog/chicago-food <div class="node-body blog-body">The party included, beer, pizza, pretzels, dogs, and lots of other things. If you didn't get your fill, it was your fault. The staff hauled cart after cart full of food to the serving area. I tried to eat everything in sight, but finally gave up. It ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/chicago-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/chicago-food#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Fri, 11 May 2012 02:45:21 +0000 22679 at http://tdworld.com Time To Relax http://tdworld.com/blog/time-relax <div class="node-body blog-body">It is time to relax and breakout the beer! Pat is very happy we had a great conference. It seems each conference our leadership raises the bar. I can't wait to see what is next. I think the executive committee will take some much deserved down time to ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/time-relax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/time-relax#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Fri, 11 May 2012 02:40:40 +0000 22675 at http://tdworld.com Relief http://tdworld.com/blog/relief <div class="node-body blog-body">How do you spell relief? Talking with Noel, relief is the completion of a very well organized PES T&D Expo. As our president, she guided the event. I heard a lot of positive comments from the show floor. Most thought this was the best Expo yet, but ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/relief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/relief#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Fri, 11 May 2012 02:35:54 +0000 22615 at http://tdworld.com The Show Is Over - Start The Party http://tdworld.com/blog/show-over-start-party <div class="node-body blog-body">With some fanfare Tommy closed the show and handed out 50th anniversary Frisbee like disks. It didn't take long until everyone was throwing them around the convention center. They sure were fun to ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/show-over-start-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/show-over-start-party#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Fri, 11 May 2012 02:30:37 +0000 22563 at http://tdworld.com It is almost party time! http://tdworld.com/blog/it-almost-party-time <div class="node-body blog-body">They just hit the public address system with some 60s music and woke everyone up. It can't be much longer till the 2014 Chicago party starts for the floor. I can't wait to go to Chicago and I'm still sitting here in Orlando ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/it-almost-party-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/it-almost-party-time#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 21:45:23 +0000 22448 at http://tdworld.com This Chalk Art Is So Much Fun http://tdworld.com/blog/chalk-art-so-much-fun <div class="node-body blog-body">I don't seem to be able to stay away from the Thomas & Betts' chalk art. It is so much fun to watch the people with with it. After Pam saw it, she wanted a photo too. I guess this proves we are all kids at heart. I talked Pam into trying this. No ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/chalk-art-so-much-fun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/chalk-art-so-much-fun#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 21:41:43 +0000 22622 at http://tdworld.com Great Book!!! http://tdworld.com/blog/great-book <div class="node-body blog-body">My friend John McDonald told me his electrical substation book will be on the market in a couple of weeks, but you can buy it at the show and get a discount. Be sure to visit the CRC Press booth before the show closes and get a copy. It is one of the ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/great-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/great-book#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 21:37:56 +0000 22636 at http://tdworld.com Animals Look Out http://tdworld.com/blog/animals-look-out <div class="node-body blog-body">I found a super booth for substation engineers. It is a great way to control animal caused outages. I love it. You have to stop and see how they deal with our little furry ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/animals-look-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/animals-look-out#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 21:33:51 +0000 22665 at http://tdworld.com See Food Diet http://tdworld.com/blog/see-food-diet <div class="node-body blog-body">Have you taken time to visit the great "eateries" around here? I have overdosed on the special foods available. Last night the key-lime pie got me! But more importantly Pam and I got to catchup with an old friend we haven't seen in years. I was ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/see-food-diet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/see-food-diet#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 17:48:50 +0000 22479 at http://tdworld.com The Last Day http://tdworld.com/blog/last-day <div class="node-body blog-body">I really don't like the last day of the Expo. Not that the Expo has been bad, it is the opposite. I have had a great time, but now I have to walk around and say good bye to my friends. I guess I better face it and get inside before the crowd starts ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/last-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/last-day#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 17:40:33 +0000 22406 at http://tdworld.com Networking http://tdworld.com/blog/networking <div class="node-body blog-body">I hope you made it to the networking reception last night. I have never seen so many people eating, drinking, and talking. It was a lot of fun meeting old friends and making new ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/networking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/networking#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 17:36:27 +0000 22551 at http://tdworld.com Very Small World http://tdworld.com/blog/very-small-world <div class="node-body blog-body">I am looking for some new ideas in substation structures (I had my consulting engineer hat on this time). I stopped at Valmont to checkout what they are doing. A young guy came up to me and we talked about my interest. He told me I needed to talk with ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/very-small-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/very-small-world#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 02:16:51 +0000 22659 at http://tdworld.com New Ways to Correct Old Problems http://tdworld.com/blog/new-ways-correct-old-problems <div class="node-body blog-body">In my wanderings, I am looking for new ways of dealing with old problems. Jim Palmer had told me to look him up at the show and he would show me one of those solutions. If you have ever assembled a structure you know how much fun it is to get the holes ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ieee-pes-show-blog">IEEE PES Show Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/blog/new-ways-correct-old-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/blog/new-ways-correct-old-problems#comments 99999: Untagged IEEE PES Show Blog Thu, 10 May 2012 02:10:32 +0000 22441 at http://tdworld.com