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Stop Draggin’ My Car Around
Last year I wrote about the state of the electric car market, so I wanted to revisit the topic and provide an update. I’m still planning to buy an [...]
President for a Day
I came across an interesting bit of trivia this week that I’m almost embarrassed to admit I had not heard before, but my guess is that residents of [...]
Ready, Set, Blog!
It is time once again for the Running of the Blogs! This is my fourth year participating, and it seems to get harder every year. The idea is to post [...]
Garden 2.0
Garden 2.0
More Sketchup
More Sketchup
Handy Storage For Christmas Lights
Handy Storage For Christmas Lights
Bye Bye Movable Type
It’s been a good run.  I think I started using Movable Type as my blogging platform in 2003, but it was time for a change.  Most importantly because [...]
Rooftop Antenna
Rooftop Antenna
Fifteen Albums That Don’t Suck
At the urging of a friend on Facebook, I am accepting the challenge to name fifteen albums that don’t suck. This isn’t as easy as it sounds, [...]
Google Sketchup
Google Sketchup
Whew!
Well, here we are at the end of another 30 days. I don’t know if it’s because I have so much other stuff going on, or I’m just running [...]
Magnetic Picture Gallery
Magnetic Picture Gallery
The Oil
I can’t let these 30 days go by without saying something about the story that has everyone talking. Everyone has their own theories about how to [...]
How To Hide Your Gold
On one of my recent journeys down the Wikipedia rabbit hole — you know what I’m talking about, when you look up something in Wikipedia and one [...]
Electric Cars Still Coming
A year ago I wrote about the electric car from Zenn Motors that was on the verge of becoming a reality. A year later, it doesn’t appear to be any [...]
Here We Go Again
Welcome to the third annual Running of the Blogs! We’ve called it 30 Days of Blog in years past, but that title isn’t terrible catchy, so I [...]
First Harvest
We had our first salad the other night from our garden and it was great. I can’t wait for all of the other crops — peas, carrots, and even [...]
Happy Earth Day!
Yeah, I know I’m a week late, but I had to post an update on our square foot garden. My wife did a great job getting all of our crops planted and now [...]
Square Foot Gardening
We picked up Mel Bartholomew’s Square Foot Gardening book last year with the intent of planting a small vegetable garden, but never got around to [...]
HTPC Results
[This is the final part in a series on building your own HTPC] The primary reason I set out to build a Home Theater PC was so I could get rid of DirecTV. [...]
Home Theater PC
When you start the research, like I did, on building your own Home Theater PC, you inevitably come across a page or two that claims to give you all the [...]
Green vs Green
If you want to “go green” for environmental reasons, that’s great. If you want to do it for financial reasons, that’s great too, [...]
Back to Normal
He we are at the end of another 30 days. I won’t talk about how difficult it was — I think I covered that last year. And I won’t make any [...]
Michael
Last year at this time, almost to the day, I was remembering George Carlin after his passing. Yesterday, the universe reminded me once again that I’m [...]