• Making Your Own Foam Soap

    I have been making my own foam soap for years. Now that we are in the midst of a pandemic, everyone should be washing their hands regularly, but with cleaning supplies being limited, I thought it time make a short video showing how to take a little bit of dish...


  • Infants - Poorly Engineered

    This is a re-post of something I wrote in 2014 when I was a stay at home dad with my first son. “From an engineering perspective, infants are poorly designed machines. They have a loud error-fault alarm that’s constantly going off and highly irritating to the operator and coworkers. They...


  • Kids Kayaking in a Puddle

    So what do you do when you have record rainfall, and you are a stay at home dad with two active kids? Take them kayaking of course… in the field near your apartment. The rain overwhelmed the drainage system in our apartment complex, so the field became a shallow pond....


  • Death, Grief, Suffering, & Euthanasia

    My dog died recently after being with me for over twelve years. He died because I had him killed. He was not actively dying of any acute condition, his heart was in good shape, he was not terribly overweight, he was not losing his mental faculties, his olfactory sense was...


  • Linux Photo Editing Workflow

    This is an archive of a post from my previous website. I am reposting it here with some updates. Photography is a hobby for me, but like most of my hobbies, I am not one to skim the surface. I tend to learn as much as I can to become...