Adventures in foam: Mass Effect N7 build

Ages back I shared progress on my first attempt at costuming, a stormtrooper pepakura helmet. My interest and effort ebbed and flowed, and I eventually scrapped it. Years later, I’ve undergone some pretty big life changes (marriage, divorce, new job) that I used to kick start other positive changes, and part of that is actually […]

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Plan less, do more – a new mantra for an old problem

I wrote Relearning How to Have FunĀ 21 months ago, and yet, reading it again today, I feel like I just stepped out of a time machine. It is just as relevant as when I wrote it, but with a key distinction: I’ve gone through a tremendous amount of change since – especially in the past […]

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Relearning How to Have Fun

Note: Initially this post was titled ‘Relearning JavaScript’, but as I started writing it I decided to first touch on the broader picture before diving in to specific topics. Over the past few years, my skills have stagnated. While I’m mostly talking about web development here, it’s also true with photography and other areas of […]

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I Think I’ll Just Sleep It Off

At the risk of overstating the obvious, being sick sucks. My stomach had been rumbling since the weekend, and while I tried blaming it on eating some non-paleo foods while we were camping, I didn’t start feeling better as I my diet returned to normal (and in reflection I actually didn’t eat bad at all!). […]

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