Being Mobile At Home: An Update On Working With A Treadmill Desk

This may become a weekly thing… With my treadmill desk functioning adequately–meaning I’m still ironing out how I do things, versus how I think I might do things–I’ve discovered a few nuggets of info that will have some bearing on what...
I Type 800 Words A Mile

I Type 800 Words A Mile

Well, I’ve done it. Version 0.1 of the Treadmill Desk is in Beta release. In software terms that means there’s still a lot of bugs and it’s probably not fit for casual public consumption, but it is usable and with a little tweaking and mindfulness of...

Upstanding Citizens At Work

If you sit down to do your job, whether it’s answering phones, figuring out the national debt, or writing stories about people who answer phones and figure out the national debt WHILE ZOMBIES ATTACK, chances are, the biggest cause of your pain in the neck...

Use It Or Lose It

Over the past week and then some, I’ve been actively involved (read: getting on my hands and knees and doing the heavy work) in landscaping a very large chunk of my side yard. In case you’re thinking my posts from the past week have been somewhat...

Me and Murphy: A Tale of Solar Ovens

I admit it. It is I who is responsible for all the severe weather most of the country’s been experiencing. I’m sure of it. See, the kids and I have been working on making a solar oven. Solar ovens are not difficult to make. In fact, anybody with a box and...

I Make Stuff…And I Make Stuff Up

I’m a big maker. I’ve always had some craft project or another going on. I made my wedding dress (with a lot of help from my Mother-in-Law and her kickass Pfaff sewing machine that was 20 years old at the time and still sewed like it just came out of the...
A World Without Gas

A World Without Gas

A hundred million years ago, something died. Actually, a lot of somethings died. After they died, rocks fell on them, and more rocks fell on those rocks. Eventually, all those rocks created enough pressure and, along with the heat of the dead things decaying, this...

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