I was flying back from California a while ago and snapped this picture from my window seat. The light outside had this unreal quality and I knew that a photo wasn’t going to turn out, but decided to take one anyway. Tried pulling this into Procreate to paint with the...

I first learned about podcasting back in 2004. It was a simple format then: extend RSS with an tag and supply a URL to an MP3. Many types of “podcatching” software began to surface. These made it possible to download new episodes automatically. You could either then listen to them...

There’s nothing better than having fresh herbs for cooking. There’s nothing worse than thinking you have fresh herbs for cooking, only to discover a horrible pile of slimy goo instead. I’ve come up with a system to keep herbs fresher. It involves keeping the herbs in a glass with water...

As I type this, many people are pondering their New Year’s resolutions. Many people’s goals include getting in shape, finishing a degree, quitting smoking, learning a new skill, paying off debts, and even starting a relationship. These goals are often set when we’re in the midst of eating, drinking, watching...

I walked into the library and made my way down the hall to the county office. A cheery, middle-aged woman staffed the desk and assisted me with my residency paperwork. While she printed something off for me to sign, she shared a piece of advice that went something like this:...