The world is different under the artificial lights of night; shadows aren’t themselves and colors are not true.

The moon is the only constant reflecting true light; but it wanes and waxes with the tides of our artificial lives.

Dear Refrigerator Manufacturer Product Managers,

eggsWhy does the egg compartment in my refrigerator only have room for one dozen eggs?

There is about an inch clearance above the eggs, and a clear plastic door that isolates eggs from the rest of the contents of my refrigerator which limits the height. There is no way I can stack two cartons of eggs inside. Impossible. Read more of this post

Tristan Perich

Tristan PerichThanks to this tweet from Fast Company, I dove head first into a rabbit hole today. By the time I came back up for air a couple hours later, I had ordered a (1) CD that isn’t a CD, (2) five stepper motor/controller sets, and (3) 20 empty plastic spools from China.

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Concerning Rabbit Holes

rabbitThis post is largely concerned with Rabbit Holes, and from its words a reader may discover much of their character and a little of their history.

From time to time, something strikes such a fancy in me that despite all reason and care for time, commitments, or responsibilities I have no choice but
to chase it down the rabbit hole. To drink its potion. To look beyond the surface, explore every corner and to only surface only upon my curiosity’s insatiable gluttony having been filled.

The catalyst is often a random passing notion.  The bottom of the rabbit hole is not always interesting, but the journey is worth the while.  Especially when the rabbit I am chasing is no ordinary rabbit.

Everybody likes pi

When I was a kid, I took everything apart.  I dissected our Merlin handheld game, a Simon game that someone gave us, and my brother Paul’s Tomy Pac Man game.  I disassembled basically everything I could find that I could open up with a phillips screwdriver.  If you were electronic or mechanical based, and in my house in mid 80’s, you would have been nervous.  Some of the things I took apart even went back together, and a subset of them even still worked afterword. Read more of this post