New Server

Just moved the site to a dedicated server. Let me know if there are any problems with things like broken links or slow load times.

New favorite

Rocks she dug up

Experiment update

Not quite two weeks in to my little experiment, and my blood pressure has dropped from 155/91 to 120/71.

Correlation!=Causation, and all, but that’s pretty stark.

Replacing the multifunction switch on a 1999 Jeep Cherokee

This was my process. Your mileage may vary.

You can get this switch at Amazon.

Tools needed:

Phillips head screwdriver T-20 torx bit Flashlight

Optional: Belgian Malinois

Step 1: Remove the three Phillips head screws from the bottom of the steering column cover.

Step 2: Realize you can’t quite get to […]

Things the Internet taught me

I went down to my FFL on Saturday to start my portion of the cluster that is NFA Paperwork. It took 65 days for the NFA branch to decide it was okay for Gemtech to send a .22 suppressor down to a shop that makes suppressors for .50s. Whatever.

Since I am a total n00b […]


I’m playing around with some Amazon Affiliate stuff on the main site. Let me know if I screw up anything.

How to buy a cheap car

As a huge proponent of driving sub-$5000 cars, I often get asked to help people pick inexpensive cars. I have been involved in probably 30 car purchases in the last 8 years, so I have a lot of experience. This reminds me of a quote:

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience? Well, that comes from […]

They grow up so fast

Casey at 6 weeks vs Casey at 10 months


“Well that was dumb. You should be resistant to change like the rest of us.”

A trainer to a student, after the student relayed a conversation he had with a manager where the student said, “I love learning new things.” Student is now going to be learning so many products that there’s no way he’s […]


It’s barely October!