Progress Report

It has certainly taken longer than I had planned, and it is still a ways from being complete, but I...

September 25, 2011

That Time Of The Month

Thank goodness that’s over. The thirtieth day couldn’t come quickly enough for me. I think I say this every year,...

June 30, 2011

Projects Aplenty

Summer is always busy, but this month has seemed especially crazy with plenty of projects keeping me busy. Today we...

June 29, 2011

Reading and Writing

I envy people who view reading a book as a way to kill an afternoon. It usually takes me months...

June 26, 2011

I Bought A Cow

I challenge anyone to watch the documentary Food, Inc. and not be influenced to make at least a few changes...

June 22, 2011

Mmmm… Beer

Rule #1 in home improvement projects: everything takes longer than you think it will. This past winter, I started building...

June 13, 2011

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...

June 6, 2011

Ready, Set, Blog!

It is time once again for the Running of the Blogs! This is my fourth year participating, and it seems...

June 1, 2011

Garden 2.0

Last year’s garden was a big success, but it didn’t take us long to realize that it wasn’t big enough...

April 9, 2011

More Sketchup

Last year I wrote about how I was learning to use Google Sketchup and that I was planning to use...

February 3, 2011

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...

December 22, 2010

Rooftop Antenna

I’ve not had much luck with antennas as part of my Home Theater PC build. Up until now, none of...

October 9, 2010

Google Sketchup

This has been on my todo list forever, and today I finally got around to it. I’ve been wanting to...

August 7, 2010


Well, here we are at the end of another 30 days. I don’t know if it’s because I have so...

June 30, 2010

Magnetic Picture Gallery

What do you get when you cross a child’s door with a refrigerator? A door that any kid can use...

June 27, 2010

The Oil

I can’t let these 30 days go by without saying something about the story that has everyone talking. Everyone has...

June 20, 2010

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...

June 14, 2010

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...

June 1, 2010

First Harvest

We had our first salad the other night from our garden and it was great. I can’t wait for all...

May 21, 2010

Happy Earth Day!

Yeah, I know I’m a week late, but I had to post an update on our square foot garden. My...

April 28, 2010