Bad news, good news

A perfectly normal beater bar

The bad news is that I chose a timing pulley that is way too small for the shaft of my weapon motor. Basically, if I drill it out it will be just teeth. Oops! The good news is that I have a lathe, plenty of bar stock, and a handful of other belts I can … (Read more)

Wordle 398


Wordle 398 5/6* ⬛⬛⬛⬛🟩🟨⬛⬛🟨🟩⬛🟩⬛🟩🟩⬛🟩⬛🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Way to rub it in, word game.

Yeah, but why though?

The big question… why did I stop using Twitter? I brought back the blog as I needed to re-familiarize myself with the ins and outs of WordPress to better support customers at the day job. No matter what, I was going to start blogging more, and tweeting less. But what in particular pushed me over … (Read more)

Dead blogs

I’ll get back to why I am switching back to blogging rather than just posting to birdsite, but first I wanted to take a detour as I went through my newsblur feeds and organized many dozens of feeds into folders. Just one blog is left on the top level. Sadly, most everything ended up in … (Read more)

Script for a review of those freeze pops from McMaster

(OPEN ON WEB CAM WITH GAMER HEADSET ON) Oh hey guys, Havard here. I just made this review and I have no idea how it went so I’m going to watch it for the very first time with you. I won’t keep you waiting, so here we go. (look intently towards monitor) (WEB CAM SHRINKS … (Read more)


Dropping twitter cold turkey is hard. But every time I see that login screen… it’s like… oh yeah… getting away from the outrage factory.

Wordle 396


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Wordle 395


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