Our spirit-sucking educational system

Looking at the entire average human  life span, our time spent in school is only about 5% of our waking hours. It doesn’t sound like much, but that 5% is arguably the most formative and essential part of our lives, after our earliest years from birth to age 5.   For the first few years […]

Man Reading

My love of learning with limited time for reading

Love reading, but can’t find the time or the focus? One of the reasons I started this blog was to share my love of learning about a wide variety of topics. I used to read voraciously all the time, but as life caught up with me (marriage, children, etc.) I found myself with less and […]

Epipen Set

Hacker Group Creates an Open-Source DIY Epipen for $30

I’ve grown really tired of the many examples of corporate greed rife in the pharmaceutical industry. We all know that “big pharma” means “big bucks,” but stories like those about Martin Shkreli are becoming all too common as drug prices continue to increase. Thankfully, there are people out there who are fighting back! DIY medicine […]

Welcome to the new site!

Welcome to my new online home and my latest of many projects. This one will serve as an “umbrella” of my various interests and endeavors, documenting my journey for my kids and anyone else who might be interested. I have some rough plans for this site, so if you happen to stumble on this one […]