Lifestyle

1955 Door Renovation
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Last weekend I started a new house project. My house was built in 1955. Until now they doors have still been usable, but they are super old and not pretty at all, so I decided to renovate them. I had...
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Bench Building Featured Image
Bench Building Process
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I've been wanting a bench for my garden area for a while now. I looked around at various styles, materials and reviews. Ultimately I wasn't finding what I wanted, something that would last a while with little or no maintenance,...
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Drawing: Covid 2020
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It has been a while since I have drawn seriously in traditional media. I am talking years here. I was never my intonation neglect physical art, it's something that just sorta happened. I just think my career has made me...
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Planting tools on a bed of mulch
Planting Day 2020: Starting The Growing Season
This year has been exceptionally cold, and the long gray spring held on until late May. I’ve been watching the cold-loving, native perennials I have around the garden come back, like asparagus, current, raspberries, blackberries and Egyptian walking onion; however,...
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Early Spring In The Garden 2020: Compost & Planting
Last weekend marked the first outdoor planting day of the season. It's still a little too cold out for most crops to thrive, but some vegetables varieties love the cooler weather. I was able to plant potatoes, carrots, parsnips, radishes,...
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Design Process: Life Is Better With Sprinkles
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Recently I was asked to create a custom badge for an ice cream shop. The badge needed to use the phrase "life is better with sprinkles", show some kind of ice cream imagery, and fit into the same visual language...
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Hydroponics Harvest January 2020
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Because I live in such a cold climate I don't often get the opportunity to garden in the winter. Instead I turn to inside hydroponic to produce fresh produce. I have a small system designed by Aero Garden, which is...
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What I learned While Making a Blanket
Crocheting is something that has always been a part of my life. Most of the woman in my family participate in this handicraft, and I first learned the ropes from my great grandmother when I was twelve years old. I...
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雪が好きなわんこ
**This post is in Japanese. The goal of this post is for me to practice my Japanese writing. 私のうちには一匹犬がいって、このわんこの名前はパイパーです。ピイーパーは雌んで 、もうすぐ二歳です。コーギーの女の子ですよ。イングランドの女王の飼っている犬種もコーギーなのでちょっと有名な犬種類ですね。 パイパーの一番好きな季節は冬です。どうして冬が好きなのかというと、もちろん、雪が大好きだから。雪の日に何をしているの?まあ、積み重ねの雪に飛んだり、遊んだり、雪に横たわったりする。本当に、雪が大好きですね。
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Computer Upgrade: More Ram & A New SSD
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I first started building my own computers about five years ago. Since then I have had no need to buy a new system or start from scratch. Instead I keep building on the foundation I created almost half a decade...
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