Mail Art Received Feb 2023

March 22, 2023

I just went through my mail for the first time this year. Yeah that’s right. I’m trying. I remember putting this aside because I was just starting to redesign my blog, so I didn’t want to open it until I was ready to post it. Mail Art 2023 album on my photo server. Contact me […]

Winter Bike Rehab

February 12, 2023

"If you're already in the habit of having multiple bikes, just get a winter bike." So I remembered the Roadmaster. It was laying in the weeds at my house for over year. A former housemate got it for free and left it there. I made sure it was not going to missed and took it in.

DIY Side Table

February 11, 2023

This looks like your garden variety thrift-store tiered coffee table, but with a unique feature: efficient and elegant use of space.

2022 in the Yard

February 9, 2023

So here's a little tour around the stuff I did in the yard last year, with photos. I'll come back later and organize it a little better because I'm still trying to figure out how this is going to work.

Prokiev23 WordPress Theme

February 2, 2023

About:Prokiev23 is a custom WordPress theme I wrote from scratch, utilizing many YouTube tutorials and available code examples. It has a very broken-up, overly nested template structure so I can make changes more efficiently. It’s a simple, dense type of layout that is conducive to custom post types. I designed two plugins to go with […]

Daisy the Cat

Rest in peace, Daisy

October 24, 2022

Daisy the cat, aged 15, passed away peacefully after a short struggle with cancer on October 13, 2022. Daisy loved her neighborhood and all of the friends she met.  Her last summer with us was filled with many outdoor naps, leash walkies, and pets from passers-by.  At four years old, she left her home and […]

2021 St. Croix River Valley Bike Tour Notes

August 13, 2021

Travel Log.10 day bike tour from Brule River State Forest to Prescott,  WI.  Drive up and drive back.  Tuesday, July 27 – Friday, August 6. Getting Started.I rode up by car with a friend who stayed the night.   Spent the next 10 days meandering down the St. Croix valley by bike.  Had one zero day […]

Cheap, Easy Wall-Mounted Monitors

May 27, 2017

For my home recording rig, I use a 7×3′ desk (made out of an old door) to hold my audio interface and any instruments or effects I’m using – keyboards, pedals, mics, preamps, etc. I don’t like that real estate to be cluttered up with stuff that could live somewhere else. The computer, the speakers, […]