3D Printing Saves the Day

I have plenty of old tech in my life and am constantly making repairs. Keeping old cameras and darkroom equipment running is super expensive (if you can even find the parts you need). When I re-discovered 3d printing, my life changed. I could produce plastic parts for pennies that used might cost $50+ each. I was missing many key parts […]

My Side Hustle

I have a passion for 8 and 16 bit devices that goes beyond nostalgia. I can understand what is happening at the hardware level and can fix almost every issue that emerges. As a hobby, I repair and improve old video game systems and computers. Over the last decade, new Game Boy enhancements have rapidly emerged. Wearing my product manager […]

Film Photography

I attended art school during the twilight decade of commercial film photography. Digital cameras were common, but available pro digital cameras like the Nikon D1 could not compete with 35mm film for quality and were used mainly for press images or documentation. Photo classes focused on the traditional darkroom. I might have not been the best photographer in school, but […]

Cooking Outside

As I transitioned to full time parenting, one of my goals was to serve hot meals anywhere. I have really knocked this out of the park since. For larger meals, I use my portable Cobb grill. This wonderful system can cook a turkey with two large handfuls of charcoal. While cooking, you can swap accessories on or off to make […]