Category Archives: Projects

February 20, 2015

Comments Off on The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou Shoes

After watching the movie again, I decided it was a fine time to finally acquire the shoes featured in the film. Luckily, some 3rd parties have capitalized on this. Red Beanie and shoes acquired. I just need one of those blue work-suits with “Ned” written on the chest and the costume is complete.

November 13, 2013

Comments Off on ★ Project: VW Golf R Upgrade #1 (Winterizing)

I researched for a while about changing up my tires and wheels on the Golf. I went for Motegi Racing’s MR116 at 17×7 which is one size down from the OEM tires on my car @ 18inches. I like the look of these. They’re about 3 pounds lighter than the stock wheels and the black finish […]

November 21, 2012

Comments Off on ★ The long Winter ahead

Every year, like clockwork, the daylight hours shrink and temperature drops. It’s a longstanding rule that the only time each year that farmers are allowed to take a break and sleep in is in the dead of winter. It’s time to eat the food that was raised, slaughtered and harvested, drink distilled spirits and spend […]

October 8, 2012

Comments Off on ★ Preparing for the Hog Slaughter and making the most out of this experience

I don’t take murder lightly and don’t have a support system locally to give any support in this very emotional matter of taking the life of another creature. I have this sort of withdrawal feeling that follows murder. It’s the life of another but also a companion who I spent time daily for half a […]

June 15, 2012

Comments Off on ★ An Update in Backyard Farming (Summer 2012)

Three months ago, I wrote a post about the snow melting and listing off a few aspirations for this year. Most of the time, my public statements change a bit by the time I actually carry out plans. The plan for this summer was multifaceted and it’s a long post so here are a few […]