33 Years Down

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You know? It’s been a year. Can we just take a moment to reflect on everything that happened in the past year? This was by far the year I expected it to be. We entered year two of a global pandemic, where we were more isolated than we have been used to and learned more […]

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I ran a marathon

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On November 14th, 2021, I ran a marathon. For me, this was no small feat. It was four and a half months in the making and decided upon a whim. Sometime in late June, I felt the need to work towards something. Maybe the ongoing pandemic and isolation of working at home made me antsy. […]

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Running Again

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Back in 2013, one of my high school friends asked if I wanted to run a half-marathon with him. He was coming out of a marriage and that meant a transformation for him. Half out of curiosity and half out of support, I agreed to run the race with him. I found an app for […]

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Another Year, Another CNC

Blog, Computers, Woodworking

You might remember about a year ago, I went through the process of retrofitting the electronics in an old Dahlgren 400EZ CNC Engraver. I bought it off of Craigslist for $50. To be honest, I still think that is a steal even after learning its limitations. I researched and learned a lot to get it […]

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On 32 Years

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Let me start by asking, did anyone have the year they thought they would? Was anyone able to find peace in the year they ended up with? Would it surprise you to hear that while I didn’t have the year I had planned for, I still very much felt at peace with the past year? […]

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33 Years Down


Blog

You know? It’s been a year. Can we just take a moment to reflect on everything that happened in the past year? This was by far the year I expected it to be. We entered year two of a global pandemic, where we were more isolated than we have been used to and learned more […]

November 22, 2021

I ran a marathon


Blog

On November 14th, 2021, I ran a marathon. For me, this was no small feat. It was four and a half months in the making and decided upon a whim. Sometime in late June, I felt the need to work towards something. Maybe the ongoing pandemic and isolation of working at home made me antsy. […]

November 19, 2021

Running Again


Blog

Back in 2013, one of my high school friends asked if I wanted to run a half-marathon with him. He was coming out of a marriage and that meant a transformation for him. Half out of curiosity and half out of support, I agreed to run the race with him. I found an app for […]

July 6, 2021

Another Year, Another CNC


Blog, Computers, Woodworking

You might remember about a year ago, I went through the process of retrofitting the electronics in an old Dahlgren 400EZ CNC Engraver. I bought it off of Craigslist for $50. To be honest, I still think that is a steal even after learning its limitations. I researched and learned a lot to get it […]

April 8, 2021

On 32 Years


Blog

Let me start by asking, did anyone have the year they thought they would? Was anyone able to find peace in the year they ended up with? Would it surprise you to hear that while I didn’t have the year I had planned for, I still very much felt at peace with the past year? […]

November 22, 2020

Ten Years


Blog, Peace Corps

Ten years. Let that sink in. Where were you ten years ago? What were you getting ready to do? Can you even imagine? Any given day, I couldn’t tell you without looking it up. But today I know. Today I know that ten years ago, I was leaving to forever change who I was. I […]

September 17, 2020

My CNC


Blog, Woodworking

For years I have wanted to have a CNC (computer numerical control) router to play with and cut fun things with. For a period of time, I thought the MaslowCNC would be my entry into the world of computerized making. I even bought one and set it up but ran into a few issues (configuring […]

June 23, 2020

Working on Myself


Blog, Books, Writing

I wouldn’t say that I’m a New Years resolution kind of guy, but I do find it to be a convenient way to quit or start something cold turkey. The new year tends to give me a boost with its defined beginning. I can plan and plan and plan, but if I don’t tell myself […]

February 19, 2020

Being 31


Basement, Blog, Home

It’s been a while, and that has been by design. Being 30, for me, was about getting stuff done and seeing where that could take me. Being 31 was about focusing on all the things I needed to do to feel whole. Worn out from a self imposed year of blogging, I started my 31st […]

November 22, 2019