Browsing Category: Miscellany

  • The Curious Relationship Between an iMac and an Electrical Outlet

    About a month ago, my iMac’s hard drive died (or so I thought). I was working in my office when all of a sudden I heard a pretty loud zap-zap sound from the iMac. A moment later, it shut down. Dark screen. Totally off. A moment after that, it restarted itself, but during the startup …

    March 9, 2022
  • Stumbling onto the LOST beach in Hawaii

    We were on a day trip to Oahu last month. The purpose behind the trip was to learn more about Oahu, scout some neighborhoods, and see more of the island than Honolulu proper. We were up on the north shore, driving around, getting out of the car here and there, all really casual and such. …

    December 11, 2021
  • My Top 10 Snorkeling Tips

    Let’s get the obvious out of the way: I’m not the world’s best snorkeler. (Does such a title/honor even exist?) So why read my snorkeling tips? I get it. I hear you. Look, I’m just a guy who loves snorkeling, has done it a few dozen times, and has a knack for finding turtles, rays, …

    November 27, 2021
  • 2021 General Election Voting Record

    It’s kind of a weird election year this is in our area. All of the positions up for grabs are non-partisan — things like city council, school board, fire commissioners, etc. And I don’t know whether it’s Covid or not, but something seems to have brought out what I would consider a few less-than-ideal candidates. …

    October 17, 2021
  • Meet Blaze (Also, I’m Exhausted!)

    I guess I’d forgotten how much energy young dogs have. Because we’ve had a new and young dog for about 9-10 hours and I AM EXHAUSTED. 😆 This beautiful girl is Blaze! We debated as a family for the past week about what to name her, and no one really came up with a name …

    May 15, 2021
  • TV Shows I’d Be Willing to Start a Podcast About

    Ted Lasso Billions Yellowstone For All Mankind The Mandalorian The Voice Shark Tank LOST (been threatening to do a LOST podcast forever!) In the right situation, you might also convince me to do a podcast about Chopped, The Morning Show, The Blacklist, and 9-1-1. (On-air image by Michi S from Pixabay)

    May 2, 2021