Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Sunday, 01 February 2015
Trends noticed in the commercials Dads – I’m sure I won’t be the only one to mention that Dads played a prominent role in this year’s commercials. From Nissan to Dove to Toyota, the message seemed to be that guys should be Dads. While I don’t like the idea that men have to have children […]
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Originally submitted at Hayneedle.com Description Who knew squares could be so sophisticated? With an eye-catching geometric pattern, the Nova 3-Drawer Nightstand has all the right angles. It’s made of wood with walnut veneers in a chestnut finish for a fresh, urban look. Plus, it includes a special concealed outlet. Plug in your favorite lamp, then […]
Sunday, 25 January 2015
I’ve taken up aerial yoga. Here’s me doing some inversions and a floor-based King Pigeon pose.
Saturday, 24 January 2015
Problem: Cat on game table Solution: Cat above game table
Friday, 16 January 2015
My ice grew a…protrusion.
Saturday, 10 January 2015
The Oatmeal is raising money for the Tesla museum, and I won’t be giving any. While I really like the Tesla museum concept as well as its groundswell of support, The Oatmeal frequently uses fatness as a signifier of disgustingness or slobbiness, most famously in his “reasons I choose to run” comic but also in […]
Friday, 09 January 2015
Visiting the AFK Tavern for the first time. Only in Seattle does a place this awesome have multiple locations.
Thursday, 08 January 2015
I’m a bit behind the times, but I wanted to review the things I did in 2014, particularly since I was lax in the past couple of years about posting to my blog (instead tending to post to Twitter for tiny things that used to drive my blog posts). I did see a good number […]
Monday, 05 January 2015
World Without End at the top of the world (Columbia Tower Club)
Thursday, 01 January 2015
Dumplings for the new year!
Monday, 05 May 2014
A burst of warm weather in May had upped the frequency/chance of avalanches, and a friend and I decided to go watch some from a safe viewing location. We also decided to hike the Old Robe trail but were stymied not far along by a washed out section that was only crossable by balancing on […]
Sunday, 20 April 2014
Background: The Mind Games convention is where/how American Mensa awards games the Mensa Select seal. The seal is awarded to 5-6 games each year. It’s an event with 200-300 Mensans in attendance, specifically a self-selecting subset of Mensa that are gamers. As a judge/attendee, you are assigned around 25-30 games to play during the play period (Friday 11am until […]
Sunday, 13 April 2014
I spent some time yesterday hiking the Northwest Timber Trail with a friend. It’s around 2.5 miles long, out and back (5 mi round trip, roughly). It goes through a second growth forest on its way to the junction on the East Side Road 7000. Part of the way is in a Vine Maple grove, […]