Umbrellas

Good umbrellas are rare. Today I was coveting the BLUNT MINI. An umbrella that will probably never break and satisfies my inner engineer. It's designed to have a low wind profile, mitigate the risk of poking people in the eye,...

The Feynman Series - Beauty - Honors - Curiosity

I've been reading a lot about Richard Feynman lately. I found this breathtaking. I love how this man looks at the world. It makes me so happy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRmbwczTC6E http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkv0KCR3Yiw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmTmGLzPVyM

On Investigative Journalism

I was listening to some dam fine journalism the other day. Don't see the player? Try their website. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/430/very-tough-love Ira Glass of This American Life spent a few weeks in Glynn County, Georgia investigating a "drug court" that seems to...

On charging money

(This post is for all you freelancers out there.) I got work consulting right out of college. I quit school. It was more giving up spending mtoney on something I wasn't happy with than not wanting an education. (Not to...

Birds

Herd these little guys on my way home the other day. No idea what kind of birds they are but they sure are loud. Good thing they're cute. They hung around a while and flew off. I saw them visit...

Wheels

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Long week

[caption id="attachment_1252" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Busted Lock and Bent Door"][/caption] It's been a long week. Everyone (even Alex) is OK. I wanted to thank everyone who's helped out and everyone's who's offered. We have amazing friends.

Coming soon to a party near you

I got one of them Drink Shields and assembled it today. It uses a Alcohol Gas Sensor MQ-3 to take readings and displays them on a light bar that goes up to 11. No idea how to convert this to...