Car Computer Pt1: Space Ship on a Budget

A Little Background Back in November I started a project that combined a few loves of mine: Raspberry Pi computer projects, cobbling electronics together, and Elite:Dangerous. The idea was simple enough on paper, build a soundboard with a Raspberry Pi that would play specific Elite:Dangerous ship-computer sounds when a button was pressed then install the [...]

The Time I Almost Played College Football

I had a dream this morning that demanded being published. Nothing has been edited, this is exactly how it happened. All week the teams had been doing their insane training regimen. Running miles in their gear, intimidating the locals and digging trenches in front lawns so that they could all hunker down and shout at passers-by. [...]

Create Your Own Sunshine

I was sitting on a sunny beach thinking about coming home when this thought was conceived. It's taken some time to put into words and being Monday, we could really use some of this insight in our lives. It's fitting that I publish this today seeing as it's going to rain for who knows how long [...]

Facing Fears and Jumping Out of Airplanes

            I was recently fortunate enough to get away for a week with my parents and girlfriend to Key West, Florida. After the long, cold winter that we enjoyed in Michigan, it was only fitting to sneak away and shake off those Winter-time blues in the warm Florida sun. The [...]