2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

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Good-bye 2015, Hello 2016

Well, 2015 was… well… hm.  It was a year with some beginnings, some endings, lots of unexpected things both good and bad, and just full on insanity.  2015 was a very crazy year for me.  In hindsight, I’ve learned a lot about myself and that has given me a better view of what I should…

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Beyond Rubik’s Cube

A few months ago, my friends and I went to the Great Lakes Science Center for the day.  I was so excited to see one particular visiting exhibit:  Beyond Rubik’s Cube.  As a kid, I used to love playing with my Rubik’s cube.  This exhibit, however, took my love for the Rubik’s cube to a…

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Adventures At Oddmall

Back on Halloween weekend, I took the opportunity to set up at Oddmall in Akron, Ohio.  It turned out to be one fantastically fun weekend!!  My friend, Ericka, helped me man the table for the weekend and I’m so so glad she did!  It was fun seeing all of the things, be they odd or…

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Building Terrariums

It’s safe to say that I have an obsession with plants.  To top it off, terrariums and bottle gardens have always fascinated me.  Ever since I was little, I’ve been reading about them and seeing them in different places.  Finally, after some time and consideration, I decided to create a few.  I have two of…

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Building a Steampunk Wall Computer

This past weekend, my friend Tails and I combined two of our computers to create a wall computer.  Of course, it couldn’t just be any normal computer.  It had to be a wall computer and we just had to steampunk it.  We are sooo happy with the results!! For those computer nerds reading this who…

How To Make Butter

The night before Thanksgiving, I decided to teach my friend Kasey how to make homemade butter using a kitchen-aid stand mixer. It’s actually quite simple. Just take whole whipping cream, pour it into the mixing bowl, attach your whipping attachment, and begin. Start off on speed 2, then slowly work your way up to about…