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Left column: all posts. Right column: a random sampling of images.

2024.05.06

Wandering

Purposeful and aimless walks into the internet.
blogging, blogosphere, indieweb, internet, search, technology, web 1.1

2024.05.05

Burns

Helldivers and friendly fire: name a more iconic duo. Also some Remnant and PUBG action.
battlegrounds, fps battle royale, helldivers 2, lolbaters, reddit, squad shooter, technology

2024.04.23

Activities

Some fun in the sun with friends and family.
board games, flag football, football, league of sport, legoland, sports, zoo

2024.03.31

Here's what I'm up to right now

The indieweb, SCOTUS hoists itself with its own petard, a visit to the Fleet Science Center, and some video games.
current events, gentlemen's beer exploration society, gunfire reborn, politics, remnant ii, texas, video games

2024.03.15

Op-eds

A few interesting op-eds in the aftermath of Trump v Anderson.
current events, law, news, politics, scotus, supreme court

2024.03.10

Moon of Vega

Helldivers 2 crossplay woes and combing the subsurface web.
blogosphere, google, helldivers 2, html, internet, smallweb, video games

2024.03.04

Resolution

Trump v Anderson, the Civil War, and Nelson Tift.
current events, law, news, politics, scotus, supreme court

2024.02.28

Debates

Moody v NetChoice oral arguments.
current events, florida, oral arguments, politics, scotus, technology, texas

2024.02.25

For Super Earth

My first few hours of fighting for democracy.
helldivers, helldivers 2, review, squad shooter, video games

2024.02.22

Rebel Moon

Rebel Moon was not good.
aliens, movies, netflix, review, sci-fi, space, tv

2024.02.21

Windshield wipers

A BMW pedal car and lots of water falling from the sky.
cars, flooding, rain, san diego, toys

2024.02.19

Colorado and federalism

Highlights from Trump v Anderson oral arguments.
current events, law, news, politics, politics news, scotus, supreme court

2024.02.15

Starchart

My web 1.1 corpus grew large enough to do an optimization.
blogosphere, graphs, internet, kilroy, meta, smallweb, web 1.1

2024.02.13

Exploring

Screencaps and a little discussion of Remnant II, BG3, Stray, and Slay the Spire.
baldur's gate 3, gunfire reborn, roguelike deckbuilder, rpg, slay the spire, stray, video games

2024.02.07

Tune in

Tomorrow's SCOTUS oral arguments should be interesting.
current events, law, politics, reddit, scotus, supreme court, technology

2024.01.10

Crashing the gates

Seven interesting legal battles.
current events, elon musk, internet, law, reddit, supreme court, technology

2024.01.07

A random walk

Some examples of linking the indieweb.
blogging, coding, indieweb, software, technology, web 1.1, web traffic

2024.01.06

Family

A few photos from the holidays: Safari West, cozy fires, and a Boneys sess.
giraffe, nikkor, nikon, rhino, surfing, travel, zoo

2023.12.31

Recap 2023

Top content from 2023
clip show, highlight reel, html, kilroy, list, meta, recap

2023.12.30

Feature complete

My static site generator can now recommend external blog/smallweb posts with similar subject matter.
blogosphere, chatbot, internet, rss, site, software, ssg

2023.12.20

Rim worlds

Visiting and connecting the fringes of the web.
hacker news, indieweb, internet, kilroy, nintendo, software, technology

2023.12.11

For the eyes

The first hour of Remnant II and the end of Act II of BG3.
baldur's gate, baldur's gate 3, remnant, remnant ii, rpg, squad fps, video games

2023.12.02

The Waning Moon

Texas governor Elon Musk, another AdVon client catches flak for GPT reviews, and SEC v. Jarkesy.
elon musk, investments, journalism, npr, politics, texas, wsb

2023.11.26

Playspace

Creating a small play area in the sideyard using rubberized playground tiles.
gbes, gentlemen's beer exploration society, how-to, sideyard, wood, wood preservation, wood treatment

2023.11.22

Thanksgiving cheat sheet

Print this post on an index card and keep it in your pocket in case someone at Thanksgiving dinner describes themself as a taxpayer.
law, politics, scotus, supreme court, thanksgiving, world news

2023.11.20

Subsurface

Links pages, webrings, and search.
indieweb, microsoft, search, site, smallweb, technology, web traffic

2023.11.17

Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving in SF and some board games.
aeon's end, aeon's end legacy, friendsgiving, heat pedal to the metal, legacy games, san francisco, technology

2023.11.12

Fin films

A roundup of films and documentaries with financial intrigue. Wall Street, finance, scams, tech - all are welcome here.
film, hbo, list, movies, netflix, review, tv

2023.11.07

Appropriations

Reading the transcript of oral arguments from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Community Financial Services Association of America.
current events, news, politics, scotus, supreme court

2023.11.05

Static site generator

Static site generators, some good posts, and peers.
blogging, blogosphere, graphics, indieweb, smallweb, software, web 1.1

2023.10.31

Costumes

A gallery of costumes.
e3expo, halloween, la convention center, los angeles, sports, television, video games

2023.10.29

Washington

Cox and Combes Washington, the costume.
america, costume, george washington, halloween, history

2023.10.27

Artificial intelligence

Banking in Silicon Valley and some AI non-stories.
adventure, ai, current events, gpt, stray, twitter, video games

2023.10.25

Recreation

Fall means pumpkin patches and relatively empty beaches and zoos. It's also good for board and video games.
aeon's end legacy, baldur's gate 3, fps stealth, gbes, halloween, payday, rpg

2023.10.22

Literally what

A MotoGP-derived sport tourer. What?
ducati, motogp, motorcycles, multistrada, wtf

2023.10.18

Autopilot/soft landing

Investment risks, 401k funds are stupid, and ETFs that sell covered calls.
bonds, dividends, investing, stock market, technology, theta gang, wallstreetbets

2023.10.08

Granularity

Linking internally and externally using text tokens and n-grams.
blogosphere, code, html, java, kilroy, tags, web 1.1

2023.10.01

The underworld

Is Stray good game for a two year old to copilot? Also Payday 3, Baldur's Gate 3, and Fallout 76.
arcade racing, daddy games, fallout, fallout 76, horizon chase turbo, stray, survival

2023.09.27

Enwebbed

Parsing RSS feeds to find peers.
blogging, blogosphere, internet, rss, software, static site generator, web 1.1

2023.09.24

Jets

Some telephoto shots of the Blue Angels doing neat tricks.
500mm, blue angels, miramar, nikkor, nikon, san diego, telephoto

2023.09.23

Small web

Kagi sees an opportunity to index the indieweb.
blogging, indieweb, internet, kilroy, meta, smallweb, web 1.1

2023.09.18

Good reads

A couple of good reads from the blogosphere.
blogging, blogosphere, china, internet, scams, technology, web 1.1

2023.09.18

Rare finds

Finishing BG3 Act I, some cuteness, and Harland's Ube IPA.
baldur's gate 3, beer, ebay, fps battle royale, gentlemen's beer exploration society, rpg, video games

2023.09.10

Travel

A roundup of travel posts.
html, kilroy, meta, travel

2023.09.03

Dunks

Pool volleyball and diving board tricks.
bbq, league of sport, pool, pool volleyball, volleyball

2023.09.01

Souls

93 til 23 and still going.
concert, hieroglyphics, hip hop, music

2023.08.31

Dive log

My scuba dive log.
dive, diving, scuba, travel

2023.08.30

Catalina

A short trip to Catalina Island.
catalina, diving, island, los angeles, scuba, travel

2023.08.25

Prigozhin't

But why two months later?
credibledefense, current events, europe, news, noncredibledefense, russia, world news

2023.08.21

Drenched

Hurricane Hilary, scuba, and leisure.
clank legacy, current events, gbes, legacy board games, legacy games, pool, scuba

2023.08.12

Questing

BG3 and everything else.
battlegrounds, monster train, pubg, roguelike deckbuilder, video games, xcom, xcom: chimera squad

2023.08.02

Red sky in morning

Oppenheimer and choice quotes about the recent web2 happenings.
film, hacker news, internet, movies, reddit, technology, twitter

2023.07.23

A walk in the dark forest

All of the internet in one short stroll.
ai, google, html, indieweb, kilroy, search, twitter

2023.07.16

Cascadia

A summer trip to Washington State.
airport, forest, mountains, pacific northwest, seattle, vacation, washington

2023.07.04

Pool resurface

Going from an epoxy pool surface to a fiberglass one.
fiberglass, pool, renovation, resurfacing

2023.07.03

The end of the ride

Lordstown Motors files for bankruptcy protection.
cnbc, investing, investments, lmc, lordstown, lordstown motors

2023.07.02

Feature request

I just want to link other people's blogs.
blogosphere, html, indieweb, internet, meta, posse, web 1.1

2023.07.01

In the defense of the comments section

The real DD is in the comments, it's true.
discourse, google, internet, investing, investments, wallstreetbets, wsb

2023.06.30

Junta

A few details emerge about the Wagnerkrieg.
current events, europe, news, russia, ukraine, world news

2023.06.28

Everything is better in the app

Tracking user interactions for fun and profit.
current events, internet, news, privacy, reddit, technology

2023.06.26

Wagnerkrieg

I was up all night anyway.
current events, europe, news, osint, reddit, twitter, world news

2023.06.21

Cleaning house

The Reddit saga and the indieweb.
blogging, blogosphere, indieweb, internet, reddit, technology, web 1.1

2023.06.19

Bons voyages

A few short trips and wondering why something isn't a thing.
clank, legacy board games, legacy games, napa, solar, tesla, travel

2023.06.13

Failboats

Drama and disasters.
current events, internet, kilroy, meta, reddit, seo, web traffic

2023.06.09

GMAO

Gamespost: GTA Online, FTL, Goat Simulator, and a few old favorites. I guess those are all old, but I hadn't played them before.
gloomhaven, lolbaters, mad max, narrative deckbuilder, pubg, slay the spire, tron

2023.05.28

Explosions

Quick bites (quibis) about NVDA, wheelbarrow adventures, and some games.
battlegrounds, board games, fps battle royale, gbes, investing, lolbaters, technology

2023.05.27

CSE/ECE career information

Transcribing some Q+A from a career panel.
advice, careers, college, engineering, internet, jobs, software

2023.05.15

Happenings

Just normal stuff - a concert, a few house projects, some vehicle discussions, and our last Gloomhaven scenario.
ai, cars, motorcycles, music, punk rock, rally, the unnatural ones

2023.05.08

Waifus

Aircraft, spacecraft, and weird news developments.
credibledefense, europe, ncd, news, technology, ukraine, world news

2023.05.06

Tactical survival action

First impressions of Fire Emblem Engage, I Was A Teenage Exocolonist, Fallout 76, XCOM: Chimera Squad, and Gloomhaven.
astro's playroom, fallout 76, narrative deckbuilder, review, survival, turn-based tactics, xcom

2023.04.28

Next episode

Following up on previous threads: the T-14, wood preservation, and Halo (through the lens of ship naming).
credibledefense, gentlemen's beer exploration society, halo, ncd, russia, terrace, ukraine

2023.04.16

Michael Bay area

My PUBG replay editor workflow.
battle royale, fps battle royale, how-to, replay, video, video editing, video games

2023.04.16

Scripted

An insightful Reddit comment about the next Star Wars installment and we talk Lord of the Rings with Santos's GPT buddy.
chatgpt, disney, gpt, lord of the rings, reddit, star wars, technology

2023.04.10

Further reading

I read a bunch of interesting stuff about Ukraine, Russiagate, and global security.
credibledefense, current events, memes, noncredibledefense, osint, russia, ukraine

2023.04.01

E3 RIP

The end of E3, for now?
e3, la convention center, los angeles, memes, memorial, nostalgia, video games

2023.03.27

Recovery

Fighting off viruses.
investing, investments, meme strat, pubg, renovation, wallstreetbets, wsb

2023.03.24

RBB

A GPT replicant is added to our group chat.
ai, chatbot, chatgpt, greentext, machine learning, programming, software

2023.03.17

Boom

A bank meme, Dodd-Frank, Glass-Steagall, and a lot of fingerpointing.
current events, investing, investments, news, reddit, technology, wallstreetbets

2023.03.16

Blyatdependence day

Russia experiments with saving munitions.
current events, europe, meme, news, russia, ukraine, world news

2023.03.16

The gauntlet

Investing tidbits, inflation, and recent economics headlines.
current events, economics, investing, news, reddit, wallstreetbets, wsb

2023.03.15

Halo 4

Some screencaps and commentary from Halo 4.
fps, halo, halo mcc, review, video games

2023.03.14

Sea/dogs

A scuba dive, some tea parties, and organizing the video game sock drawer.
gopro, idiocracy, internet, kilroy, meta, programming, web traffic

2023.03.07

ODST

Part three of the co-opable Master Chief Collection - Halo: ODST.
fps, halo, halo mcc, video games

2023.03.05

Brain drain

WSB sounding like your dad's friends when he took you to the bar.
internet, investments, reddit, taxes, technology, wallstreetbets, wsb

2023.03.05

Halo 3

A Halo 3 playthrough.
fps, halo, halo mcc, video games

2023.03.04

C0D3

Indie SEO, Google Search Console, static websites, and Java fails/parallelization.
blogging, coding, indieweb, meta, programming, reddit, site

2023.03.02

Highlights

Three short clips from recent PUBG matches.
battle royale, battlegrounds, fps battle royale, lolbaters, pubg, video games

2023.02.25

Epilogue

Dilbert goes out with a gasp.
current events, dilbert, internet, news, scott adams

2023.02.24

The humans are dead

Begun this chatbot war has.
ai, chatbot, current events, google, machine learning, microsoft, technology

2023.02.23

Battle royale

PUBG hijinks.
battle royale, battlegrounds, fps battle royale, lolbaters, pubg, video games

2023.02.20

Samba lifecycle

Sambas never die, they just find a new purpose.
adidas, renovation, sambas, shoes, soccer, sports

2023.02.19

Time warp

Escaping the spire with Ironclad, Defect, and Watcher.
deckbuilder, roguelike deckbuilder, slay the spire, video games

2023.02.18

Reach

A playthrough of Halo Reach from the Master Chief Collection
fps, halo, halo mcc, halo reach, video games

2023.02.17

3.6 Roentgen

The East Palestine train crash and Chinese spy balloon.
china, current events, news, politics, reddit, technology

2023.02.08

The Ascent

A playthrough of the cyberpunk squad shooter The Ascent.
cyberpunk, shooter, squad top-down shooter, steam, the ascent, video games

2023.02.07

Leisure

Some offroading, a new fridge water pump, and The Witcher on Netflix.
home repair, jeep, offroading, refrigerator, the witcher, tv, water pump

2023.02.06

Halo

Turns out Halo MCC co-op is unplayable.
halo, halo mcc, microsoft, steam, technology, troubleshooting, video games

2023.02.05

Cape run

The Blind Lady Ale House Cape Run returned in 2023.
beer, blah, blind lady ale cape run, pizza, san diego

2023.01.30

Money and boredom

The Netflix Madoff documentary and revisiting some other national figures.
dilbert, investing, investments, supreme court, technology, tv, twitter

2023.01.24

Hmm

Hindenburg goes after Adani and Burry does technicals.
hindenburg research, investing, investments, reddit, technology, wallstreetbets, wsb

2023.01.14

All the genres

Finishing Wonderlands, starting Stellaris, still playing Gloomhaven and Gunfire. ESO next?
elder scrolls online, lolbaters, realtime 4x, reddit, stellaris, technology, wonderlands

2023.01.10

d'Bears on parade

One trophy, one miserable failure, one weird final.
fantasy football, football, nfl, sports

2023.01.09

Graphic art

/r/baseball had a funny post about old MLB team logos.
baseball, humor, mlb, reddit, sports, technology

2023.01.07

Up the coast

Christmas travel.
current events, news, norcal, pauly shore, travel, xmas

2023.01.06

Charging on January 6th

Shots from Black's Beach on January 06, 2023.
500mm, blacks beach, la jolla, nikon, photography, san diego, waves

2022.12.31

Crisis averted

Spoilery roundoup of Pandemic Legacy Season 0.
board games, frosthaven, gloomhaven, pandemic, pandemic legacy

2022.12.31

Recap 2022

Top content from the year.
clip show, highlight reel, html, kilroy, list, meta, recap

2022.12.18

The next campaign

Contemplating the next co-op adventure.
aliens, dying light 2, elder scrolls online, meta, red solstice, survival, top-down squad shooter

2022.12.16

Fungible

ElonJet, Twitter, and the digital money printer.
elon musk, investing, reddit, technology, twitter, wallstreetbets, wsb

2022.12.12

Controversies

A newspost about soccer, Twitter, Europe, and money.
ai, elon musk, europe, machine learning, technology, twitter, world cup

2022.12.05

Elden Lord

Finishing Elden Ring and fighting a normal-sized skeleton in Wonderlands.
elden ring, fps rpg, kilroy, meta, open-world soulslike, tiny tina's wonderlands, video games

2022.12.03

New quest

Finishing Elden Ring - almost - and starting Tiny Tina's Wonderlands.
borderlands, elden ring, fps rpg, open-world soulslike, tiny tina's wonderlands, video games, wonderlands

2022.11.19

Prompts

Experimenting with prompts in Stable Diffusion.
code, coding, keras, machine learning, python, software, stable diffusion

2022.11.18

Surprise

Just a meme about the World Cup.
meme, world cup

2022.11.14

Stable Diffusion setup

Getting Stable Diffusion up and running on Ubuntu 22.04 with an RTX3080 Ti.
code, geforce, how-to, machine learning, neural networks, python, ubuntu

2022.11.08

Turning points

Twitter, Elon, a video card upgrade, and some music.
elon musk, fence, how-to, music, reddit, technology, twitter

2022.10.17

Convergence

Brief thoughts on current events and a billionaire who thinks very highly of himself.
current events, elon musk, europe, investing, supreme court, technology, ukraine

2022.10.12

Deckbuilding and action

Initial thoughts on Shadowverse Champions Battle and Gunfire Reborn. More Elden Ring and Across the Obelisk.
deckbuilder, deckbuilder roguelike, elden ring, reddit, roguelike, turn-based tactics rpg, video games

2022.10.11

Leisure

A family-friendly winery, a ballgame, and a weekend trip.
food, giants, oktoberfest, petco, travel, wine, winery

2022.09.25

Danger zone system

Gallery of the Blue Angels at the Miramar Air Show.
500mm, blue angels, nikkor, nikon, photography, san diego, telephoto

2022.09.20

How-to

Across the Obelisk Void boss tactics, shou sugi ban, hard drive management, The Cool S, Elden Ring, and a trip to Vegas.
golf, how-to, open-world soulslike, pickleball, renovation, video games, wood

2022.09.03

Battles

Across the Obelisk for solo and co-op, replacing a shower cartridge, and a new PC case. And the usual stuff: Gloomhaven, current events, and investing.
investments, news, pc, politics, reddit, shower, turn-based tactics rpg

2022.08.24

Space plane games

Reviews of roguelikes Griftlands and Crying Suns.
across the obelisk, crying suns, deckbuilder roguelike, narrative deckbuilder roguelike, realtime tactics roguelike, switch, video games

2022.08.19

Rewiring

artificial intelligence, battle royale, battlegrounds, lolbaters, tensorflow, tesla, video games

2022.08.17

Exploring

Volcano Manor and the Leyndell, plus some Reddit commentary on the invader mechanic.
elden ring, open-world soulslike, reddit, technology, video games

2022.08.15

The platform

Another node in the indieweb and a Java library for personal projects.
blogging, blogosphere, coding, cyber, internet, java, windows

2022.08.14

Popcorn

Watching this week's political news from the peanut gallery.
current events, investing, investments, news, politics, reddit, wallstreetbets

2022.08.03

Keras cheat sheet

Examples of keras merging layers, convolutional layers, and activation functions in L, RGB, HSV, and YCbCr.
code, coding, deep learning, keras, machine learning, neural networks, python

2022.07.29

Adhesives

Prepping wood planks for the next project, chasing an elusive Gloomhaven personal quest, concatenate layers in ML, and a little bit of recreation.
backyard, battle royale, gloomhaven, graphics, machine learning, pubg, wood

2022.07.18

Indicators

Interest rates, housing, and catalysts.
china, cnbc, evergrande, investing, reddit, wallstreetbets, wsb

2022.07.15

Plane games

Informal reviews of Project Highrise and Nowhere Prophet for Switch.
deckbuilder, nintendo, nowhere prophet, project highrise, roguelike, simulation, tactical deckbuilder roguelike

2022.07.11

Black sand

A trip to the big island.
big island, diving, hawaii, ikelite, travel, underwater, volcano

2022.06.25

Decided

Reflecting on the SCOTUS decisions from this week.
dall-e, law, neural art, opinion, politics, scotus, supreme court

2022.06.23

Dall-e

Experimenting with Dall-e text inputs, moving a sandbox example offline, and troubleshooting jax/cuda.
art, coding, deep learning, graphics, machine learning, neural art, software

2022.06.18

Carnage

More investment carnage, turf boot carnage, and sci-fi carnage.
investing, netflix, reddit, scifi, streaming, wallstreetbets, wsb

2022.06.15

Finished

The veranda gets artificial grass and is finally complete.
investing, renovation, star wars, technology, veranda, wallstreetbets, wsb

2022.06.10

Underdogs

CPI Friday, asset-backed loans, and more indieweb.
blogosphere, investing, memes, posse, reddit, wallstreetbets, web 1.1

2022.06.07

Fog door

A birthday party, wood oil, board games, video games, and other stuff.
board games, gloomhaven, investing, linseed oil, renovation, wallstreetbets, wood treatment

2022.06.05

Slay the spire

Climbing towers and flipping cards in Slay the Spire.
roguelike deckbuilder, slay the spire, video games

2022.06.03

The decline of user data storage

Trying to find out how many files are in a Google Drive directory precipitates a short rant about the big picture.
android, computers, google, history, microsoft, rant, storage

2022.05.24

This is fine

A few rabbit holes regarding the current state of real estate and Meme Lorde himself.
conversations, elon musk, investing, real estate, technology, twitter, wsb

2022.05.20

Packs

Trading the stroller out for a baby backpack. Retrofitting old posts to new markup. A couple Elden Ring dragons.
blogging, code, hiking, html, kilroy, meta, playstation

2022.05.14

Learning

What do NASDAQ and Elden Ring have in common? Also a trip to the amusement park and some machine learning meta topics.
cybersecurity, neural networks, open-world soulslike, playstation, reddit, video games, web traffic

2022.05.07

90s aesthetic

The indieweb and blogging with a couple of webring rabbit holes. RSS with source and a small Elden Ring gallery.
html, meta, rss, smallweb, video games, web 1.1, web traffic

2022.05.03

Edges

WSB discussion about margin borrowing, Zillow, and Evergrande. Links to code samples for graphics processing and some work on the veranda.
investing, java, pumphouse, reddit, terrace, veranda, wallstreetbets

2022.04.29

Lands between

Some scenery from Elden Ring.
elden ring, gallery, playstation, playstation 5, ps5, screenshots, video games

2022.04.27

Conversations

Installing a dryer booster fan, choosing a cat name for an intern project, and some convos about Twitter and Truth.
cats, food, gentlemen's beer exploration society, how-to, investing, investments, renovation

2022.04.17

Links

Pool pump work, hacker news and the indie web/blogsphere, and Elon wants to buy Twitter.
culture, current events, europe, gloomhaven, site design, technology, web 1.1

2022.04.06

Not looking back

Pandemic Season 0, Zinsco breaker replacement, robots shooting basketballs, and the Blyatskrieg grinds on.
europe, html, investing, news, reddit, technology, truth social

2022.03.30

Diversions

Initial thoughts on Elden Ring and Horizon Forbidden West with plenty of screencaps.
elden ring, nikon, open-world adventure, open-world soulslike, photography, telephoto, video games

2022.03.08

Revanchist

The Ukraine tensions go kinetic, the market reacts, and Reddit watches planes. Far Cry 6 final thoughts with some Deep Rock Galactic and Horizon Forbidden West.
comments section, dad jokes, far cry, horizon, news, playstation, world news

2022.02.20

Imminent?

The US claims an invasion is imminent, Reddit watches drones, I buy energy stonks.
film, movies, pliny the younger, politics, russia, technology, ukraine

2022.02.15

Global macro

Viewing the Russia-Ukraine hostilities with a historical perspective (South Ossetia and Crimea) because this might be a time to join cash gang.
gloomhaven, mst3k, news, politics, reddit, russia, war

2022.02.04

Exeunt

Final thoughts on the Mass Effect trilogy, I create lists of my favorite graphics, and a Far Cry 6 villain rides a lion.
ending, far cry 6, html, lists, mass effect, story, video games

2022.01.24

Demise

Russia stages forces on its Ukrainian border and a Redditor connects the Putin-Manafort-Burisma dots. I hunt treasure in Far Cry 6 and hit the final stretch of the Mass Effect trilogy. KO and Connie play on words in a language I do not understand.
action rpg, gloomhaven, neural networks, sports, technology, terrace, video games

2022.01.15

Deep graphics

An implementation of the Burning Ship fractal and some experiments in creating autoencoders. Changing the style layers in style transfer and combining the outputs into a composite image. Mass Effect 3 Leviathan and Omega DLCs.
digital art, machine learning, mass effect 3, neural networks, programming, python, style transfer

2022.01.09

Clincher

The best NFL season finale ever (Chargers-Raiders), what the heck was that timeout, and the Go Charge Go copypasta.
chargers, copypasta, football, nfl, raiders, sports, technology

2022.01.01

Charts

Omicron spikes but this could be a good thing, static web things, the gang plays Lunch Lady, and my wheel trading report card.
covid, current events, kilroy, lunch lady, meta, options, tierlist

2021.12.29

Evergreen

amtrak, beer, board games, pandemic, train, travel, wine

2021.12.21

Vball championship

Night volleyball with a rear-curtain flash and a slow shutter.
egg nog, league of sport, motion blur, night photography, rear curtain, volleyball

2021.12.19

Covidivision

Often said: "I'm not anti-vaccine, I'm anti-mandate."
coronavirus, covid, covid-19, current events, news, politics, society

2021.12.19

Off repeat

Danny Trejo opens a taco shop in Yara, the lolbaters play the Super People beta, and I play ME3 From Ashes.
battle royale, far cry, investments, mass effect, open-world fps, renovation, super people

2021.12.13

On repeat

Final thoughts on the live action Cowboy Bebop, diving into Far Cry 6, and the Back 4 Blood final boss.
action rpg, cowboy bebop, netflix, nioh2, technology, theta gang, wsb

2021.11.27

Pre-omicron

Buckling down for the totally-predictable omicron surge by watching (anime) Cowboy Bebop, Wheel of Time, and audioreading Ringworld. Also: Back 4 Blood, Gloomhaven, Nioh 2, Mass Effect 3, and Risk of Rain 2. I should go outside. No, wait, omicron.
aquarium, covid-19, risk of rain, star wars: squadrons, streaming, tv, video games

2021.11.08

The upswing

The market crash is coming, what are good recovery investments?
investing, investments, market, stocks

2021.11.07

Togetherness

Friendsgiving mayhem, timely Halloween costumes, gun stonks, and Tacoma parts. And some machine learning graphics links and learnings.
adobe, beer pong, deep learning, fire, gentlemen's beer exploration society, scotus, trd

2021.10.26

How to (not) get a PS5

Chasing the Playstation 5 white whale.
fail, gamestop, gme, playstation, playstation 5, reddit, wsb

2021.10.10

Reequipping

A bespoke graphics editor for my static blog workflow. Lordstown finally hits the highway after inking a deal with Foxconn. PUBG and Nioh 2 are the multiplayer selections, Mass Effect 2 on the solo front.
battle royale, battlegrounds, cnbc, d850, investments, lordstown, terrace

2021.09.09

Dialogue

Covid, ivermectin, and memes. Fantasy football is back and I play Nioh 2, Mass Effect 2, and Dying Light 1 a second time.
current events, moderna, news, nioh, quotes, screenshots, society

2021.08.26

News

battle royale, c4, current events, fps battle royale, pool, video games, volleyball

2021.08.22

Perils

I start Mass Effect 2, Google kills Hangouts, the US pulls out of Afghanistan.
humor, investing, lordstown motors, reviews, technology, troubleshooting, video games

2021.08.01

Film vault

long exposure, photography, portraiture, programming, r2d2, slr, tennis

2021.07.27

Everything is cool

Veranda construction, the new Zero cafe racer, Microsoft nouns a verb, Lordstown dilutes, and I play a few video games.
amazon, backyard, roguelike shooter, veranda, wallstreetbets, wsb, zero

2021.07.17

Just buy SPY

Lordstown marketing subreddit and my six month wheel trading report card
lmc, lordstown motors, nikola, reddit, theta gang, wheel, wsb

2021.07.12

Up and down

Screencaps and commentary from Virgin Galactic's first passenger flight... then they dilute. Some more Lordstown chat.
investing, soccer, sports, technology, virgin galactic, wallstreetbets, wsb

2021.07.06

To the moon

Hype post willing SPCE to the moon.
fine art, investing, investments, memes, spce

2021.07.04

Lambos or shambos

PLTN, SPCE, and RIDE. I watch the China Hustle (recommend!) and some video games are played.
action rpg, investing, lmc, open-world adventure, technology, theta gang, wallstreetbets

2021.06.25

The show goes on

Lordstown, Virgin Galactic, and Paperhands Portnoy. Veranda construction and a Wuhan Hong Dong Long stout. Mass Effect Legendary Edition, at last. And RIP Johnny Mac and Google Hangouts.
construction, gentlemen's beer exploration society, investing, investments, john mcafee, mass effect, reviews

2021.06.15

Bro, the humanity

Hindenburg Research is short DKNG and Redditors discuss short selling. Hilti tools are the ultimate flex.
astroturfing, gambling, investing, movies, reddit, sports, technology

2021.06.13

Equities

Lots of woodporn as the veranda takes shape. Meme stonks stage a comeback and candles are replaced with crayons.
1x4, gamestop, investing, redwood, stain, technology, veranda

2021.06.02

Memeorial

Poway things, steel cable, veranda materials research, and dishwasher repair. Seeking Alpha and my college buddies dissect the recent meme stonk movement.
amc, current events, fps battle royale, gme, investments, repair, wallstreetbets

2021.05.26

Risk mitigation

Construction begins on the veranda, the market dips while China cracks down on crypto, meme stonks, and some video games.
chats, fire emblem virgin galactic, fire emblem: three houses, investments, pergola, renovation, terrace

2021.05.08

Upgrayedds

I check out Google search console, discuss graphics in static site generation, and talk SEO when I really don't care about SEO. Plus some investing, video games, and foot talk.
coding, investments, lolbaters, programming, reddit, study, video games

2021.04.13

Third house

Fire Emblem Three Houses squad optimization.
fire emblem, fire emblem: three houses, gaming, nintendo, switch, tactics, turn-based tactics

2021.04.10

Humble request

We can never have too many Xes.
coronavirus, covid, covid-19, current events, lexicon, millennialisms, news

2021.04.08

Investment drama

Archegos, Lordstown, and contextualizing everything in film terms.
current events, investing, investments, lordstown motors, news, reddit, wallstreetbets

2021.04.06

Resistance

My winding path to vaccination, the perfect PUBG match, hardware multiboot, and discussions from my spicy millennialism list.
4chan, covid-19, meme, memes, neuroscience, office, photoshop

2021.04.01

Millennialisms

My most- and least-favorite millennialisms. Spoiler: I don't care about avocado toast one way or the other.
features, humor, list, memes, rants, society, sociology

2021.03.27

Ever memein'

current events, film, humor, mad max, meme, memes, news

2021.03.15

Follow up

WSB donates its tendies to fellow apes. Some wheel trading analysis. Games: Bloodborne, Fire Emblem, Remnant.
covered call, investing, investments, playstation, ps4, video games, wallstreetbets

2021.03.12

Deliveries

Danielle arrives. And some other stuff while nevously awaiting delivery.
mural, nursery, pliny, renovation, tacoma, video games, wsb

2021.02.09

Fails

The WallStreetBets GME saga continues with industry reactions and a coup. And some other stuff.
bugs, camera, d700, gamestop, memes, software, video games

2021.01.30

GME volume

gamestop, gme, pliny, reddit, technology, wallstreetbets, yolo

2021.01.26

Will Gamestop?

current events, gamestop, gme, investments, reddit, stonks, technology

2021.01.23

Gamestop

current events, gamestop, investments, news, reddit, stocks, technology

2021.01.20

Current events

memes, movies, news, nikkor, nikon, photo gear, photography

2021.01.03

Swell

Shots from a few San Diego spots during the recent swell.
500mm, black's beach, la jolla, photography, surf, surfing, telephoto

2021.01.02

The next break

Reflecting on investments and Warren B. Some sunset surf shots, video games, and AI image stylization.
battle royale, golf, graphics, neural networks, programming, technique, telephoto

2020.12.25

Staying warm by the fire

Fixing the transformer on a 1970s furnace, PUBG meme strats, and thinking about autoencoders.
battlegrounds, electrical, fps battle royale, lolbaters, machine learning, pubg, videos

2020.12.12

On lock

battlegrounds, coronavirus, football, fps battle royale, lolbaters, nfl, video games

2020.12.06

Edges and corners

Taking the 500mm out for some surf shots. Tweaking neural style transfer.
500mm, code, coding, fps battle royale, graphics, neural style transfer, tensorflow

2020.11.29

Mods

coding, coronavirus, investments, keras, machine learning, pubg, software

2020.11.15

Decisionvirus

Election day, commentary, and fallout. The Nioh journey comes to an end. A sprinkling of BL3, Among Us, Risk of Rain.
dog, nioh, playstation, reviews, risk of rain 2, roguelike shooter, social survival

2020.11.01

Darkness

The first night surf photography session in awhile. Halloween, elections, brushfires, and stonks.
adventure, costume, election, fantasy, fires, sports, video games

2020.10.17

Cash-secured put

investing, investments, options, options trading, stocks, theta gang, wall street

2020.10.10

Cover

Star Wars: Squadrons and covered calls 101.
fantasy, fidelity, investments, sports, squadrons, theta gang, video games

2020.10.03

Squadrons

space combat, squadrons, star wars: squadrons, steam, tie fighter, video games, x-wing

2020.09.30

Above-average Wednesday

A mega-gallery from Black's Beach during a nice swell.
nikkor, nikon, photography, surf photography, surfing, technique, telephoto

2020.09.26

Seascape

Taking the 500mm out to Seascape with some buddies.
500mm, del mar, gallery, nikkor, surf, surf photography, telephoto

2020.09.25

Covid election

2020, covid, current events, election, informational, news, politics

2020.09.13

Hot start

Fantasy football season begins, Nioh, and The Last of Us 2.
fantasy football, football, raiders, samurai, soulslike, sports, the last of us part 2

2020.09.09

The four horsemen

Ill portents, investment films, and surf photos.
fire, investing, risk of rain, spoken, stonks, video games, watchlist

2020.09.06

Fantasy

draft, fantasy, football, graphics, marble race, nfl, yahoo

2020.08.27

Go right

divinity, investments, kraken, league of sport, quotes, risk of rain 2, rpg

2020.08.20

Tapatio noodles

bachelor chow, coronavirus, covid, humor, social media, technology, twitter

2020.08.08

Revisiting

bonds, covid-19, home depot, how-to, lolbaters, nikkor, video games

2020.08.01

Shootin' buckets

I break out the Nikon 500m f4g for the first time.
monopod, nikkor, nikon, photography, scripps, surfing, telephoto

2020.07.26

Sniping

How to build a carbon fiber monopod for a telephoto. Part 2 of my TLOU2 review. Some other stuff in the era of covid.
adventure, carbon the last of tlou, monopod, photography, portrait, renovation, the last of us part 2

2020.07.17

Heating up

Summer things like hot dogs and toxic clouds. More covid memes, more stonks, and a DIY monopod design.
bash brothers, beach, graphics, graphics processing, options, surfing, telephoto

2020.07.03

High/low country

Borderlands 3 Bounty of Blood, Barotrauma submarine design, Divinity, and some summer things.
covid, fps rpg, gearbox, investing, investments, memes, survival simulation

2020.07.01

Dogfight

I set up a remote X-Wing miniatures match for Jon and Rob. It gets heartwarmingly LARPy.
board games, coronavirus, covid, covid-19, tabletop, x-wing, x-wing miniatures

2020.06.26

Second peak

comic, coronavirus, covid, covid-19, dog, memes

2020.06.24

The Last of Us Pt. II

adventure, metacritic, the last of naughty dog, tlou, trolls, video games, zombies

2020.06.19

Get hype(rspace)

action flight simulation, interview, joystick, polygon, space combat, squadrons, star wars: squadrons

2020.06.15

Choose your home adventure

action flight simulation, divinity 2, divinity: original sin 2, ea, horizon zero dawn, skimmer, survival simulation

2020.05.31

Opening/closing

Covid eases. Less PUBG, more Payday. Some lockdown pastimes.
battle royale, coronavirus, nasa, payday 2, pubg, streaming, video games

2020.05.31

Perrrrrsona!

code, coding, design, html, kilroy, meta, software

2020.05.18

Exploration

Lockdown video gaming, socially-distanced beer exploration, and site generator improvements.
divinity: original sin 2, gbes, meme, meta, photobash, poker, programming

2020.05.09

Raster

code, coding, filter, graphics, programming, raster, software

2020.04.20

Plenty to do

Pandemic activities: trading, gaming, and coding.
axis and allies, coronavirus, deep learning, investing, options, rpg, star wars

2020.04.19

Shadow of the Colossus

Shadow of the Colossus remaster: sixteen colossi, one button mapping issue, and a bittersweet ending.
adventure, gaming, ico, playstation, screenshot, shadow of the colossus, video games

2020.04.05

Biohazards

The day covid lockdown started and some of the ensuing memes. FE Three Houses, Tarkov, Divinity 2, and Borderlands 3.
fire emblem, jakobs, memes, quarantine, squad fps, tentacles, video games

2020.03.14

Fourteen days later

Is this covid thing for real? One thing is for certain: the memes are good. Self-isolating with PUBG and Borderlands 3.
covid, covid-19, lolbaters, motherboard, news, screenshots, video games

2020.03.01

Wild week

Pandemic (the board game) and quarantinis as the price of PPE explodes. Active investing vs passive investing. A bunch of video games.
battlegrounds, borderlands 3, etf, fire emblem, fps battle royale, fps rpg, pubg

2020.02.15

Crimson Flower

The Crimson Flower branch of Fire Emblem: Three Houses and minmaxing for the endgame.
fire emblem, fire emblem: three houses, switch, turn-based tactics, video games

2020.02.11

Whistler

A ski trip to Whistler.
gondola, molotov cocktail, pubg, snow, snowboard, snowboarding, video games

2020.02.10

Favorite screencaps, 2020-2029

features, html, kilroy, list, lists, retropost, video games

2020.02.02

Cape Run

The 2020 Blind Lade Ale House Cape Run.
beer, blah cape run, blind lady ale cape run, modern times, north park beer company, pizza, run

2020.01.26

Neural fails

Experiments with convolutional autoencoders and style transfer. East coast travel and video games plus the big wall of Gloomhaven achievements.
battle royale, data sets, fps battle royale, gentlemen's beer exploration society, gloomhaven, pubg, tactics

2020.01.10

Favorite photos, 2020-2029

features, html, kilroy, list, meta, photography, retropost

2020.01.04

P-games only

arcade driving, hacienda, lolbaters, post scriptum, pubg, rngesus, strategy

2019.12.31

So long, twenty-teens

beer, electric cars, kilroy, meta, retrospective, tay, vr

2019.12.29

Up and back

A road trip, Fire Emblem Three Houses, and BL3 Handsome Jackpot.
dog, food, fps rpg, hyundai, lost abbey, sandwiches, video games

2019.12.08

December

christmas, decoration, fantasy football, football, nfl, time lapse, tree

2019.11.30

It's nicer indoors

Fire Emblem Tree Houses, the Borderlands 3 endgame, another Dying Light playthrough, and Barotrauma.
borderlands 3, fire emblem, fire emblem: three houses, gbes, gentlemen's beer exploration society, map, video games

2019.11.10

Castles

A Fire Emblem Three Houses review and some turkey.
dog, palo alto, sand castle, santa cruz, the unnatural ones, turn-based tactics, video games

2019.10.27

Apexes

Borderlands 3, Risk of Rain 2, and volleyball under the moon.
block, borderlands 3, butt dazzle, flash, fps rpg, spike, technique

2019.10.26

Halloween

A costume party.
castaway, costume, crocodile, halloween, nightmare before christmas, willllssssonnnnnn, wolverine

2019.10.03

Another lap

Food and parties, Borderlands and Risk of Rain.
borderlands 3, dog, fps rpg, gbes, payday 2 cosplay, risk of rain, roguelike shooter

2019.09.14

New games

Borderlands 3 arrives, The Division 2 ends, RoR2 strategy discussion, Zelda and FE3H. I enjoy a Kook Slams IPA and draft my fantasy team.
espn, fire emblem, lolbaters, open-world adventure, playstation, sports, surgery

2019.08.10

Deeper dive

A trip to Las Vegas, finishing Division 2, Risk of Rain 2 items, and DL4J/CNN stuff.
casino, dl4j, las vegas, lolbaters, photography, pinball, roguelike shooter

2019.07.20

Sweltering

Hot dogs, hot zones, and hot worms.
cover shooter, lolbaters, risk of rain, roguelike shooter, shar, video games, volleyball

2019.06.30

Beating the heat

Borderlands GOTY, RoR2, and a new PUBG tactic.
borderlands, fight for sanctuary, game of the year, gold cup, lolbaters, pizza, renovation

2019.06.12

E3 2019

E3 2019.
borderlands, borderlands 3, gearbox, lime, los angeles, sports, wolfenstein

2019.06.03

Chipper

A review of the Power King 7hp woodchipper.
chipper, landscaping, power king, renovation, shredder, wood chipper, yard

2019.06.02

Parallelism

mapreduce, parallel processing, parallelism, programming, software, spliterator, stream

2019.06.01

Back to it

A trip out east, a RHCP tribute band, Borderlands GOTY, and RoR2.
battlegrounds, borderlands goty, east coast, flying dog, fps rpg, pubg, roguelike shooter

2019.05.23

Thumbnailing

algorithms, code, coding, heuristics, java, programming, software

2019.05.18

Sets

europe, features, html, kilroy, meta, sets, site

2019.05.01

Lists

List posts and my favs.
features, film, kilroy, meta, review, speed night, video games

2019.04.29

Winterfell

A roundup of Reddit commentary after the Battle of Winterfell.
dragons, grrm, hbo, reddit, technology, tv, winterfell

2019.04.24

Europe: novelties

Silly stuff from the Europe trip.
cats, europe, hats, honeymoon, photography, signs, travel

2019.04.24

Europe: food

A summary of foods from the Europe trip.
europe, food, honeymoon, photography, restaurants, travel, wine

2019.04.24

Europe: social studies

animals, coffee, culture, europe, pets, social studies, travel

2019.04.23

Tuesday: GVA - AMS - LAX

amsterdamn, geneva, honeymoon, los angeles, photography, train, wine

2019.04.22

Monday: Murren - Lausanne - Montraux - Geneva

boat, geneva, honeymoon, steamboat, switzerland, vineyard, wine

2019.04.21

Sunday: Murren - Schilthorn

Hiking a ski slope in Murren then taking the gondola to Piz Gloria.
easter, hike, honeymoon, schilthorn, switzerland, travel, wine

2019.04.20

Saturday: Interlaken - The Car Free Town of Gimmelwald - Murren

Interlaken to the Schilthorn to liters at the Hotel Eidelweiss.
europe, honeymoon, interlaken, photography, rant, schilthorn, wine

2019.04.19

Friday: Bacharach - Interlaken

bacharach, europe, germany, honeymoon, interlaken, train, travel

2019.04.18

Thursday: Bacharach - Burg Eltz

A day trip to Burg Eltz from Bacharach.
burg eltz, castle, europe, food, koblenz, train, travel

2019.04.17

Wednesday: Brussels - Bacharach

Brussels to Bacharach by train.
belgium, brussels, food, photography, riesling, travel, wine

2019.04.16

Tuesday: Paris - Brussels

Paris to Brussels by train and foot.
brussels, europe, honeymoon, photography, thalys, tintin, travel

2019.04.15

Monday: Paris

Lunch at a Michelin restaurant, scootering the Louvre, and a bike tour on an ill-fated day.
bicycling, dining, europe, notre dame, photography, saturne, wine

2019.04.14

Sunday: Paris

A metro and walking loop to the catacombs and Champs-Elysees. Moulin Rouge.
arc de triomphe, catacombs, illness, marathon, moulin rouge, paris, travel

2019.04.13

Saturday: Rayol - Nice - Paris

Rayol Canadel to Paris via Nice.
driving, food, honeymoon, nice, photography, travel, wine

2019.04.12

Friday: Rayol Canadel Sur Mer

A Sentier Fenouillet hike, quick swim, and some crepes.
food, honeymoon, mediterranean, photography, rayol canadel sur mer, sentier fenouillet, travel

2019.04.11

Thursday: Gigondas - Avignon - Aix - Rayol

Gigondas to Rayol Canadel sur Mer with stops in Avignon and Aix.
europe, honeymoon, mediterranean, palais de papes, photography, rayol canadel sur mer, travel

2019.04.10

Wednesday: Lyon - Gigondas

cheese, europe, food, honeymoon, ruins, travel, wine

2019.04.09

Tuesday: plane - CDG - GVA - Lyon

cdg, food, france, lyon, photography, rhone, terasse st clair

2019.04.08

Monday: San Diego - LAX - plane

airbus, airfrance, europe, honeymoon, lax, photography, wine

2019.04.07

Europe preparation

europe, honeymoon, maps, photography, preparation, translate, travel

2019.04.06

Some improvements

Some web site updates, a bday photo session, and an assortment of games.
fps stealth, html, java, lolbaters, meta, polarizer, video games

2019.04.04

Lists

car movies, film, list, lists, review, reviews, speed night

2019.04.02

About

The obligatory 'about this site' page.
about, html, kilroy, meta

2019.04.01

Top ten games

battle royale, counterstrike, fps battle royale, gaming, halo, stealth action, stealth adventure

2019.03.16

Bouncing around

The amazing Nikkor 50mm 1/.4G, Far Cry 5 has a dark ending, and a few other multiplayer games.
fps stealth, gloomhaven, nikkor, nikon, open-world fps, the unnatural ones, warhammer

2019.02.26

Destination

A Maui trip during humpback season.
ikelite, lahaina, maui dive shop, scuba, turtle, underwater photography, volleyball

2019.02.17

Canyoning

dog, gbes, gentlemen's beer exploration society, lime, lola, scooter, weather

2019.02.10

Hood

Mount Hood brocation.
government camp, portland, ski, slowboarders, snow, snowpocalypse, weather

2019.02.02

BLAH Cape Run

The 2019 Blind Lady Ale House Cape Run.
beer, blah cape run, blind lady ale cape run, cape, graphics, neural style transfer, tiger tiger

2019.01.27

Entertainment

Fire Emblem Fates, Divinity, Far Cry, and a bunch of other video games.
dl4j, games, gloomhaven, renovation, screenshot, surgery, the unnatural ones

2018.12.30

Santa's little helpers

Christmas with a weim and a golden.
advent of code, christmas, dog, drive, travel, tumbleweed

2018.12.22

Enduring

Far Cry 5 and the new PUBG snow map.
battle royale, battlestation, heartgard, lolbaters, motorcycle, rpg, zero

2018.11.25

Looking back/forward

alpinestars, battle royale, descale, dianese, diy, fire emblem fates, motorcycle

2018.11.14

Dogeared

Kafka gets ear surgery, I eat Din Tai Fung and play some games.
dtf, dumplings, fire emblem, gloomhaven, photography, portrait, technique

2018.11.04

Masks

Halloween, PUBG, and a trip to Seattle.
party, pubg, starbucks, the shape of water, travel, twitch, video games

2018.10.21

RPG

amazon, axe, craigsec, delta, heroes of the aturi cluster, rpg, spacex

2018.08.30

Drafted

Gaming: PUBG, fantasy, Alienation, God of War, X-Wing miniatures.
alienation, battle royale, brogue squadron, machine learning, playstation, space force, sports

2018.08.04

Vidya

Lots of gaming: PUBG, Risk, Destiny 2, Alienation, and God of War.
back boat, battlegrounds, lolbaters, pubg, replay, risk, squad top-down shooter

2018.07.23

Tactics

Hot weather means X-Com, PUBG, Destiny, and an X-Wing miniatures corvette battle.
brogue squadron, corvette, cr90, epic, heroes of the aturi cluster, neural style transfer, xcom

2018.06.25

Sun reas

The 2018 World Superbike race at Laguna Seca.
aprilia, corkscrew, ducati, laguna seca, motorcycle, photography, wheelie

2018.06.20

Adventuring

Heroes of the Aturi Cluster, The Division, X-Com 2, PUBG, and Tacoma suspension.
cover shooter, gbes, heroes of the aturi cluster, neural networks, neural style transfer, squad adventure, tales from the borderlands

2018.06.12

E3

E3 2018.
adventure, destiny 2, dying light, dying light 2, graphics, los angeles, open-world adventure

2018.05.31

Dialogue

Text chats implemented in html, some more neural style transfer, LED headlight installation, and Sea of Thieves.
code, led, motorsports, sea of thieves, software, superbike, video games

2018.05.13

CA primary

congress, election, governor, politics, primary, senate, voting

2018.05.13

Deep dive

Neural style transfer using DL4J and other starter projects. An ATL trip and two hours before the mast.
code, github, graphics, park city, programming, software, squad adventure

2018.04.08

Blowing off some dust

board games, commander, magic, narset, oloro, the division, video games

2018.04.01

Graphics

Sea of Thieves, Monster Hunter, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, and some outdoor activities.
kayak, lovers in a dangerous spacetime, monster hunter, screenshot, sidescrolling shooter, technique, video games

2018.03.25

Drenched

Park City ski-brocation, a Kingwin HDD switch for multi-boot, and first thoughts on Sea of Thieves.
games, garage annex, park city, sea of thieves, ski, snowboard, utah

2018.03.07

Menacing

action rpg, airbnb, altered meta, fallout, food, games, html

2018.02.27

Tags

coding, html, kilroy, meta, site, software, tags

2018.02.25

Onward

The BLAH Cape Run, pouring concrete for the murder room, and Horizon Zero Dawn.
35mm, blind lady ale cape run, la croix, monster hunter world, organization, pizza, storage

2018.02.11

Grinding

I play some Horizon and Monster Hunter, work on the murder room, and build some EDH decks.
concrete, garage annex, horizon, monster hunter world, murder room, rivals of ixalan, technique

2018.01.28

Spoiled

Murder room concrete work, a wedding shoot, the Horizon Zero Dawn finale, and Pandemic Legacy.
games, garage, hamilton, horizon, horizon zero dawn, murder room, open-world adventure

2018.01.07

Horizon

Screencaps, videos, and initial thoughts on Horizon Zero Dawn.
aloy, behemoth, charger, horizon, horizon zero dawn, meridian, video games

2017.12.31

Sleighride

deck, ezuri, games, lovers in a dangerous spacetime, mtg, sidescrolling shooter, trex

2017.12.27

J's top ten video games

action rpg, fallout, fps, fps adventure, html, list, mario

2017.12.17

Sunsets

Weather, Monster Hunter, thoughts on my Zero S, and The Last Jedi.
action rpg, games, monster hunter, star wars, video games, zero, zero s

2017.12.11

OC

Internet content, from OC to excrement.
4chan, internet, reddit, retropost, technology

2017.11.25

The craft

Moving from a Ducati to a Zero S. Rebel Galaxy and some other video games.
action, action rpg, kilroy, meta, mtg, poc or gtfo, rebel galaxy

2017.11.14

All over the map

Installing a tankless water heater and a few board games.
amazon, axis and allies, games, ghirardelli, legacy, miniatures, sfo

2017.11.13

Ixalan sealed

barrel harbor, dinosaur, games, ixalan, magic, sealed, vampire

2017.10.31

Fantasy

Halloween costumes, fantasy football, Paragon, and MtG.
fantasy football, football, fps moba, ixalan, moba, muriel, sports

2017.10.24

Weekenders

Trips to Oakland, OC, and some Paragon.
board games, esports, fps moba, games, norcal, sports, train

2017.09.30

Finishing

Horizontal fencing installation, a DC trip, and Battleborn.
east coast, enola gay, fence, plane, screenshot, travel, x-wing

2017.08.20

Fancy, flying

Picking up Battleborn in its dying days, disassembling the pool pump, and some travel.
big bear, games, gearbox, pool, potbelly, renovation, screenshot

2017.07.22

Completion

A time-lapse gif of re-epoxying the pool. The Dying Light DLC, Andromeda, Killing Floor 2, and Persona 5.
action rpg, board games, jrpg, killing floor 2, portrait, refill, screenshot

2017.06.13

E3 2017

AAA titles are all the rage at E3 2017.
art, conference, far cry 5, la convention center, photos, playstation, technology

2017.06.09

Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2 and Mass Effect Andromeda.
action rpg, bugs, fps, mass effect, playstation, video game, video games

2017.05.30

Dying Light

A brief overview of Dying Light co-op.
dying light, open-world adventure, playstation, playstation 4, screenshots, video games, zombies

2017.05.15

Fancy events

Wedding.
arthur, box, instax, padres, petco, photobooth, wedding

2017.04.21

The calm

Mass Effect Andromeda, Civilization tabletop, and a trip to Atomic City raceway.
beach, board games, civilization, mass effect: andromeda, screenshot, video games, work

2017.03.31

Horizons

Work travel, getting out of town, and going to Andromeda.
action rpg, left 4 dead 2, mass effect andromeda, screenshots, squad fps, witcher, witcher 3

2017.02.28

A real winter

Travel and Warframe.
brocation, glock, shar, ski, snow skiing, super bowl, video games

2017.01.29

Conditioning

The 2017 Blind Lady Ale House Cape Run, the USMNT plays Serbia, a suppressed AR in a state where they're legal, and the SD women's march.
ar, blah, dog, sd womens march, serbia, travel, video games

2016.12.31

Roaming

Holiday travel, engagement photos. Battlefield 1, The Witcher, and Warframe.
battlefield, battlefield 1, board games, snow, stereo, sweater, witcher 3

2016.11.20

Disguised

Halloween, the Turkey Bowl, The Witcher, and Warframe.
action rpg, halloween, helldiver, turkey bowl, union, video games, witcher 3

2016.10.30

Civilizing

Volleyball photos, installing a Trex deck, and Legacy games. Video games include The Witcher, Civ VI, Broforce, Warframe, and Planetside.
action rpg, caulk, how to, pool, trex, video games, witcher 3

2016.09.04

Trips

Oahu, fantasy football, and a giant Guiness.
dive, hawaii, league of sport, pipeline, snorkel, surf, travel

2016.08.14

Watery

Cache Creek rafting, pool vball, Warframe, and Witcher 3.
adventure, beachball, league of sport, pool, slide, summer, video games

2016.07.20

Ikelite nightsurfing

A nightsurfing photo session with an Ikelite housing and flash.
night surf, nightsurfing, nikon, photography, scripps, stealth mission, underwater

2016.07.17

Back to work

Fireworks at the Cove and tiling a medicine cabinet. In the game room: Fallout, Warframe, and TLOU.
fallout, la jolla, master bathroom, mst3k, quotes, warframe, zombies

2016.06.22

Spare time

A wedding, gate installs, and tuna crabs.
dog, dumpling inn, rocket league, shanghai saloon, usmnt, video games, warframe

2016.06.01

Satisfying

Finishing the brewery crawl, Tropico 5, and Warframe.
32 north, action rpg, city simulation, playstation plus, reckless, st archer, tropico 5

2016.05.07

Warframe

Finishing The Division and starting Warframe.
action rpg, free to play, graffiti, playstation, tom clancy, video games, warframe

2016.05.02

A'a

Diving Kauai.
brewery, diving, fish, gecko, photography, reef, turtles

2016.04.23

FFS

california, congress, election, governor, politics, primary, voting

2016.04.20

Indie

An Austin bachelor party, The Division, Firewatch, and Broforce.
board games, firewatch, la barbecue, platformer, stubbs, texas, video games

2016.04.03

All games

The Division, Broforce, and Helldivers
broforce, cover shooter, helldivers, platformer, the division, tom clancy, video games

2016.03.16

Indoor

Skiing with a torn MCL, file ops in Java, surfing, and Helldivers.
code, integer overflow, powder mountain, screenshots, sql, squatters pub, tent

2016.03.02

Sedentary

MCL tear, froading, clay pigeons, volleyball.
'froading, adventure, flash, jeep, offroading, shotgun, sledding

2016.02.20

Moving earth

A motorsports fan judges Monster Jam (and gets booed). Cities: Skylines, Helldivers, and Fallout 4.
cities: skylines, city simulation, helldivers, html, meta, monster jam, simcity

2016.01.31

Boards

Some decorative surfboards and shelving.
b-wing, book, bookshelf, living room, renovation, shelf, surfboard

2016.01.30

Cape Run

The 2016 Blind Lady Ale House Cape Run.
blah, blind lady ale cape run, cape, livewire, pizza, tiger tiger, tornado

2016.01.17

Cuts

gopro, northstar, skiing, snow, stabilization, video editing, volleyball

2016.01.08

From Diego to The Bay

Wiffle ball, high tide surfing, a Raiders game, and skiing.
del mar, el nino, football, nfl, northstar, raiders, snowboarding

2015.12.02

Caps

My second chunk of progress in Fallout 4.
borderlands, fallout 4, fps rpg, handsome collection, playstation, shelving, video games

2015.11.16

Bombing it

A first look at Fallout 4. Also the Turkey Bowl (flag football) and some Planetside 2 action.
fallout 4, league of sport, mmo squad fps, planetside 2, screenshot, sports, turkey bowl

2015.11.04

Nino

el nino, lightning

2015.11.02

Spooks

chewbacca, espn, fantasy, football, halloween, sports, video games

2015.10.10

Dos a tres

The US-Mexico CONCACAF Cup match.
concacaf cup, confederations cup, football, photos, rose bowl, sports, usmnt

2015.10.07

Flights

An east coast trip, disc golf, and some Planetside 2 action.
carbon maine, fins, frolf, league of sport, mmo squad fps, phone, screenshots

2015.08.25

Amok

Patio renovations, nerf storage, and a couple of celebrations. Also some fantasy football and Planetside action.
football, league of sport, mmo squad fps, nerf, paso robles, screenshots, video games

2015.08.24

VR4 work

kyb, mechanics, mitsubishi, oxygen, replacement, springs, vr4

2015.07.13

Camp'n'crawl

The League of Sport camp and crawl and returning from Oregon by train.
adventure, amtrak, golf, lan party, mt lassen, portland, train

2015.07.12

Forever war

My first few hours of Planetside 2 and some more Borderlands 2.
borderlands, borderlands 2, fps rpg, handsome collection, planetside 2, screenshots, video games

2015.06.02

Kona

The big island at 14,000 feet above sea level and 60 feet below.
beer, d700, dive, hawaii, ikelite, nikon, reef

2015.05.24

Battlestations

The garage annex "murder room" gets more murdery, an Ikelight strobe, a cabon fibersurfboard, HotS and the Handsome Collection.
fps rpg, garage, handsome collection, heroes of the storm, hots, housing, playstation

2015.05.09

Storms

A Heroes of the Storm LAN party, local scuba dive, and adorable Mothers' Day photos.
coronados, dive, heroes of the storm, ikelite, portrait, top-down moba, underwater photography

2015.04.22

Circuits

The 2015 Long Beach Grand Prix, ASUS customer support, and a new rig.
asus, gigabyte, intel, patent, rma, tech support, trucks

2015.04.01

Class

A dog photoshoot and some other stuff.
classy party, cristal kings, dom pong, pepperoni, pong perignon, quote, weimaraner

2015.03.22

Completion

Final thoughts on Far Cry 4, including the map editor and experiments with C4. Kafka destroys a cognac box.
c4, cognac, dog, far cry 4, map editor, open-world fps, remy martin

2015.03.22

HTTP

html, http, lists, logs, meta, statistics, the notorious hacker 4chan

2015.02.09

Far Cry 4

Initial thoughts and screencaps from Far Cry 4.
co-op, elephant, far cry 4, open-world fps, playstation, screenshots, video games

2015.02.08

Cape run

The 2015 Blind Lady Ale House Cape Run.
black team, blah, blind lady ale blah, cape, cape run, pizza, run

2015.02.04

Hangers

Some shower and light fixtures.
bathroom, lamp, light, lighting, master, shower, study

2015.01.31

Buoyant

Garibaldi and kelp in La Jolla Cove.
dive, diving, fish, ikelite, kelp, ocean enterprises, scuba

2015.01.27

Clean sets

Clean waves in Del Mar and a monster attacks SimCity.
photography, screenshots, simcity, surf, surfing, technique, underwater housing

2015.01.19

Improvements

Static site generator changes, fantasy football, and some video games.
coding, duckduckgo, left 4 dead 2, search, squad fps, thumbnail, video games

2015.01.01

New *

An office and OS reorg, sand and snow for the doggo.
norcal, san francisco, snow, time warner, travel, tree, weimaraner

2014.12.01

Transition

A couple of trips and an AT-AT costume for Kafka.
beach, borderlands tps, camping, dc, ducati, friendsgiving, utah

2014.10.19

Daysurfing

I take the Ikelight underwater housing and D700 out to shoot some Del Mar surf.
5th street, focus, ikelite, surf, surfing, technique, underwater housing

2014.10.05

Footgolf

Footgolf at Welk, a bachelor party in Big Bear, and a mountain goat dog.
argyle, big bear, boat, dog, footgolf, league of sport, weimaraner

2014.09.16

Dog session

A golden hour walk with the doggies.
dog, golden hour, lola, rain, san diego, weimaraner

2014.09.09

Destiny

My Destiny-edition PS4 arrives.
bungie, cryptarch, destiny, playstation, playstation 4, screenshots, video games

2014.08.19

Greedydraft

Using Wins Above Replacement (WAR) for fantasy football.
algorithms, fantasy football, football, medieval gridiron, sports, statistics, value above replacement

2014.08.03

Nightsurfing, part six

Photographing a stealth mission.
flash, housing, nightsurfing, surf, surfing, technique, underwater

2014.07.27

Nightsurfing, part cinq

An Ikelite underwater housing, a D700, and some night surfing.
housing, night, photography, sb800, scuba, surfing, underwater

2014.07.01

Brazuca

The American Outlaws World Cup 2014 trip to Brazil.
brazil, costumes, manaus, parque de costeira, recife, soccer, travel

2014.06.10

Copa

american outlaws, fifa, tickets, visa, world cup

2014.06.04

Pump reno iv

Finishing the pumphouse renovation, a gas burner, and some soccer.
barbecue, de filter, gas line, roofing, skagen, soccer, watch

2014.05.26

Pump reno iii

Part III of the pump house rebuild.
concrete, de filter, pump, pumphouse, renovation, roofing, solar

2014.05.18

Pump reno ii

Part II of the pump house rebuild.
concrete, de filter, fence, hayward, roofing, solar, valve

2014.05.12

Pump reno i

Part I of the pump house rebuild.
concrete, de filter, fence, posts, pumphouse, roofing, solar

2014.04.17

Competition

The 2014 Austin (motorcycle) Grand Prix and fantasy (like wizards) flag football.
ducati, flag football, motogp, motorcycles, racing, texas, track

2014.03.17

Partyin partyin

A birthday barbecue and classy party.
barbecue, classy party, portraits

2014.03.10

GP Motorcycles, strike 2.5

customer service, ducati, gp motorcycles, san diego

2014.03.08

Blayke 51

A bday photo session and discussion of my postprocessing... er... process.
histogram, photography, photoshop, processing, raw, technique, workflow

2014.02.16

F*ckr

dog, flickr, hosting, html, kilroy, meta, site

2014.02.13

Mahalopoints

beach, drone, kalalau, oahu, princeville, surfing, trail

2014.01.01

Popular

A gallery of my most popular photos, updated regularly.
features, html, kilroy, list, lists, meta, retropost

2013.09.27

Sbk

World Superbike at Laguna Seca.
laguna seca, motorcycle race, motorcycles, motorsports, race, sbk, world superbike

2013.06.11

E3 2013

New consoles, fast cars, and a giant mech at E3 2013.
e3, e3expo, forza, la convention center, playstation 4, video games, willamette hops

2013.05.15

The last bit of thirty

KO turns 40, Dad turns 60 in Hawaii, Lee and Carly get married.
40, backyard, brewing, cheese shop, hawaii, kauai, video games

2013.03.17

Flight

The Blind Lady Ale House Cape Run, a going away party, and a ride on Ty's new Triumph.
blah, blind lady ale cape run, bonneville, north carolina, snow northstar, thirsty dog, triumph

2012.12.28

All with one shoulder

brewing, cycling, ducati, electrical, ligaments, renovation, spark plug

2012.11.14

Cure

The Run For Your Lives zombie run and some shower tiling.
costumes, epoxy, halloween, renovation, shower, vanity, zombie run

2012.10.03

Week of tile

bathroom, harbor freight, master bathroom, renovation, tile, tile saw

2012.09.26

Dabbling

Dodgeball and a fantasy draft.
borderlands, dodgeball, draft, league of sport, nfl, renovation, sports

2012.08.19

Cheese

beer, brewing, facebook, homebrew, iron maiden, pinata, taco party

2012.08.08

Top down

baseball, bathroom, drywall, proposal, shower, tile, travel

2012.07.23

Shower reboot

Vaulting the shower ceiling and adding a shelf and backer board. The Stingray-J IPA recipe and a Pyramidhead sighting at SDCC.
beer, brewing, commiccon, lighting, sdcc, skylight, tile

2012.07.04

Fourth

Cenote diving near Cancun and some fireworks watching.
independence day, mexico, scuba, tile, travel, wedding, yardwork

2012.06.18

Long days

borderlands, fps rpg, la convention center, los angeles, memorial day, video games, warthog

2012.05.22

Necromania

Left4Dead2, Lost Rhino brewery, and adult kickball.
dc, l4d2, league of sport, left 4 dead 2, lost rhino, squad fps, video games

2012.04.01

Now with vitamin r

Skiing Kirkwood and taking the dogs to Fiesta Island.
beer, dog, kirkwood, shar, sierra nevada, snowboard, tijuana steamer

2012.02.19

xlvi

A Super Bowl party.
848, 848 evo, brewing, ducati, nfl, sports, tijuana steamer

2012.01.28

BLAH Run

The first Blind Lady Ale House Cape Run.
beer, blah, blind lady ale cape run, brewing, pizza, porter rico

2012.01.08

Tapping back in

Twilight Imperium and dog beach.
axis and allies, beer, brewing, dog, dog beach, shar, twilight imperium

2011.11.23

Postfriendsgiving

TES V: Skyrim has arrived. And two goofy dogs.
friendsgiving, open-world action rpg, screenshots, shar, skyrim, video games, weimaraner

2011.10.30

Prefriendsgiving

borderlands, dc, friendsgiving, gearbox, las vegas, painting, video games

2011.09.27

Glowing water

Swimming in bioluminescence off the Scripps Pier.
bioluminescence, red tide, scripps

2011.09.06

Football

Flag and fantasy football.
draft party, fantasy football, flag football, football, league of sport, nfl, sports

2011.08.12

Dream team

draft party, fantasy football, football, nfl, sports

2011.08.07

Eaves

backyard, deck, lighting, plants, renovation

2011.07.27

Grand prix

The 2011 Red Bull Grand Prix at Laguna Seca.
corkscrew, ducati island, honda, laguna seca, monterey, motorcycle racing, yamaha

2011.07.12

Best seats in the house

gamersac, laguna seca, lovesac, media room, motogp, moviesac, renovation

2011.06.22

The Leaguies

A League of Sport pool party, a new (used) truck, and a patent.
flag football, football, league of sport, patent, pool party, sports, truck

2011.06.14

June 2011 is busy

E3 2011, deck work, and a shindig.
backyard, e3, la convention center, los angeles, nintendo, sniper, video games

2011.05.28

Railing

backyard, deck, plank, railing, renovation, stain

2011.05.20

Deck again

coffee mug, exo-700, railing, renovation, resurfacing, scorpion, steel cable

2011.05.05

One last job...

The Speed Night crew reviews The Fast and the Furious 5, some flag football, and a creative lighting solution.
cable lights, car movies, film, halo risk, kitchen, league of sport, review

2011.04.24

More lighting

Garage lighting and a skylight.
attic, board rack, dog run, drywall, fast and furious, lighting, skylight

2011.04.22

Replacement gear

atv, bachelor party, joe rocket, new enough, offroading, speedmaster, utah

2011.04.12

New lights

cable lights, drywall, garage, kitchen, lighting, renovation, tiella

2011.04.08

Spring

ca-cycleworks, laguna seca, monterey, motogp, motorcycle, motorcycle racing, racing

2011.03.23

Chilly

Cansecwest 2011.
bubble bobble, conference, dan kaminsky, microsoft, security, technology, vancouver

2011.02.20

Snow, lots and lots of snow

Swapping HIDs into the VR4 and lots of powder in Tahoe.
blizzard, brocation, high center, northstar, photography, snowboard, technique

2011.02.09

Garage work

fantasy football, garage, hid, mitsubishi 3000gt, painting, renovation, super bowl party

2011.01.30

Entertainment

board games, dominion, office decor, quote, spoken, sports, super bowl party

2011.01.09

Cover 2

Dogs and flag football.
beer, dog, dog beach, football, lola, sports, weimaraner

2010.12.28

Eggsmas

baklava, balaclava, dog, ducati, fantasy football, league of sport, weimaraner

2010.12.14

d'Dogs

Some multiple exposure/flash fun at the park with the dog, Shar visits, and fantasy playoffs.
dog, medieval gridiron, nfl, shar, sports, technique, weimaraner

2010.11.28

Kitchen lighting

Turning recessed flourescent lighting into something better.
cable lights, drywall, kitchen, lighting, renovation, skylight

2010.11.21

Rainy days

Flag football in the rain and mud.
105mm, flag football, halo reach, league of sport, photography, rain, technique

2010.10.26

Playing the field

Football - fantasy and flag - and a trip to colorful Shenandoah National Park.
dc, flag football, league of sport, mario galaxy 2, shenandoah, video games, west virginia

2010.10.19

Football overload

candlestick, darth vader, league of sport, nfl, niners, raiders, tailgating

2010.10.13

Cabo

A quick Cabo trip.
cabo, dive, mexico, scuba, underwater, underwater photography, zip line

2010.10.04

Lapse

Civilization V, Dave Matthews, and Warp Riders.
backyard, board games, dog, halo reach, renovation, video game, video games

2010.08.29

A proper backyard by winter

Some backyard renovations.
backyard, draft, fantasy football, lighting, plumbing, renovation

2010.08.22

d'Draft

A live fantasy draft.
draft, draft party, fantasy football

2010.08.08

Casual weekend

Backyard greenery and Starcraft II.I.
backyard, blizzard, renovation, screenshots, starcraft, sunsail, video games

2010.08.03

Some more screenery

Starcraft II gallery.
realtime tactics, screenshots, starcraft 2, starcraft ii, video games

2010.08.01

Starcraft

Initial thoughts on Starcraft II.I and photographing paintball from the trenches.
blizzard, paintball, screenshots, starcraft 2, starcraft ii, technique, video games

2010.07.28

Kaf and Shar

The Petco Park suite and some pets at the park.
box, dodgers, dog, padres, shar, weimaraner

2010.07.26

mi3

A chili cookoff and sun sail installation.
backyard, chili, chili cookoff, cooking, pool, renovation, steel rope

2010.07.21

Sargent

The Sargent aftermarket seat on a Ducati 900SS.
ducati, sargent, seat

2010.07.19

Motorsport weekend 2010

backyard, ducati, formula 1, monaco, sargent, seat, sun sail

2010.07.18

Cleanup

The World Cup, some house work, and a chiminea.
chiminea, epoxy, garage, renovation, study, world cup

2010.06.21

Independence

The mech suits and pregnant zombies of E3 2010.
e3expo, kilroy, mech, motion control, pregnant zombie, sims, sony

2010.04.25

Brolagio

backyard, indoor, renovation, soccer, sports, terrace, water

2010.04.18

Productive... enjoyable... why how would you describe it?

Kafka turns one.
desmosedici rr, dog, fiesta island, husqvarna, summer, terramar, weimaraner

2010.04.02

Malware

malware, virus

2010.03.21

Piping

body spray, grass, irrigation, master bathroom, moen, plumbing, shower

2010.03.10

pf01

3000gt, car, mitsubishi, pf01, red, silver, tire rack

2010.03.07

Purchases, products, plantings

mitsubishi, pf01, plants, pool, vr4, wheels, wii

2010.02.24

Garage doors

bamboo, bathroom, body spray, door, master bathroom, plumbing, renovation

2010.02.10

Favorite screencaps, 2010-2019

features, html, kilroy, lists, meta, retropost, video games

2010.02.08

xliv

A backyard Super Bowl party and some Axis and Allies Anniversary Edition.
allies, axis, axis and allies anniversary, dog, pool, strategy, weimaraner

2010.01.31

Transitions

bed, bedroom, mass effect, mass effect 2, mattress, rpg, video games

2010.01.27

Precedents

action rpg, backyard, mass effect 2, sports, stucco, super bowl, weimaraner

2010.01.18

San Clemente State Beach

aston martin, camp, san clemente, surf, weimaraner

2010.01.10

Favorite photos, 2010-2019

features, kilroy, list, lists, meta, photography, retropost

2010.01.10

A hot, steamy bowl of awesome

backyard, chili, football, landscaping, media room, recipe, renovation

2010.01.01

Christmas weekend

bobcat, christmas tree, dog, fire, scrabble, weimaraner

2009.12.20

Master bath

drain, master bathroom, plumbing, renovation, shower, tub, vaulted ceiling

2009.12.10

December

action rpg, baby shower, christmas, cupcake, dragon age origins, dragon age: origins, living room

2009.12.03

Backyard lights

backyard, christmas lights, deck, ge, led, pool, renovation

2009.11.26

Miles

Trips to Virginia, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.
army of two, chp, dog, las vegas, the road, video games, wiffle ball

2009.11.08

Auto lighting

electrical, how to, lighting, living room, motion sensor

2009.11.04

New stuff, brah

battleax, buymoto, forza 3, forza motorsport 3, qualifier, racing simulation, video games

2009.10.25

One year

backyard, bathroom, deck, insulation, pool, renovation, shower

2009.10.22

Pre-Halloween

bathroom, dragon, halloween, pumpkin, renovation

2009.10.21

Broader fov

20mm, fantasy football, grass, irrigation, landscaping, nikon, renovation

2009.10.14

Two weeks

forza motorsport 3, gulf livery, love sac, microsoft, racing simulation, video games, wheel

2009.10.09

Some reviews

backyard, barbecue, futurama, gaming, landscaping, realtime 4x, video games

2009.09.29

Looking for more green

backyard, dog, grass, irrigation, landscape, renovation, weimaraner

2009.09.20

Backyard greenery

Painting the terrace walls and pinhole shots at the fantasy draft.
backyard, draft, grass, lawn, paint, pinhole, renovation

2009.09.16

Nevergreen terrace

backyard, halo, hammer drill, irrigation, juniper, paint, surfing

2009.09.07

Heavy in the games

A live fantasy draft and some Axis and Allies.
axis, axis and allies anniversary, fantasy football, game night, live draft, medieval gridiron, strategy

2009.08.27

The return of film

Pinhole shots using the P-Sharan cardboard camera and film photos from dirtbiking Plaster City.
'froading, desert, film, p-sharan, pinhole, plaster city, technique

2009.08.24

Second bout

allies, axis, axis and allies anniversary, game night, strategy

2009.08.23

Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit...

bernardo winery, d700, nikon, photography, scuba, underwatersealion, weimaraner

2009.08.10

My first F

back yard, d70, f100, front yard, html, irrigation, renovation

2009.08.02

Full frame

backyard, d2x, dog, la jolla, quote, renovation, spoken

2009.07.24

Kafka at three months

dog, lens filter, panning, park, puppy, weimaraner

2009.07.15

1941

avalon hill, axis and allies, axis and allies anniversary, board games, games, macro, war room

2009.07.12

Toasted

Kafka meets a kitty.
camembert, cat, cheese, dog, kim, venissimo, weimaraner

2009.07.05

Independence cookout

July 4th bbq and fireworks.
dog, fireworks, july 4, long exposure, poker, pool, weimaraner

2009.06.30

We will fight them in the living rooms...

allies, axis and allies anniversary, dog, game night, puppy, roosevelt, stalin

2009.06.22

Pupdate

burger lounge, dog, puppy, stick, weimaraner

2009.06.15

The saga of the dog, episode one

dog, puppy, weimaraner

2009.06.13

New resident

dog, puppy, tasty weeds, weimaraner

2009.06.09

Listage

bayes rule, dog, dog names, fuzzy logic, probability

2009.06.02

Important events

A trip to NoVa.
9mm, appetizers, drywall, range, talib kweli, vent, wedding

2009.05.12

No photos

asparagus fern, backyard, expansion, great river, renovation, settlers of catan, time lapse

2009.05.04

All kinds of win

backyard, citysac, living room, media room, pool, renovation, settlers of catan

2009.04.20

Unexpected surprises

clippie, costco, d70, foam board, japanese art, patent, realtime tactics

2009.04.16

New light source

c crane, cities and knights, led, pool, quote, quotes, renovation

2009.04.12

A few events

Dirt biking Plaster City, Settlers of Catan, bathroom renovation.
cities and knights, dirt bike, game night, garage, living room, renovation, vanity

2009.04.05

Speed night at the theater

cars, fast and furious, film, paul walker, review, snark, vin diesel

2009.04.01

A few more shots of the carnage

bathroom, couch, d70, nikon, renovation, speed night, truth in 24

2009.04.01

Multiple fronts

bathroom, film, media room, renovation, review, settlers of catan, thermocouple

2009.03.28

Refinishing the garage floor

3000gt, concrete, ducati, garage, how-to, mitsubishi, surf board

2009.03.28

The return of the leaderboard

fast and furious, film, mad max, movin too fast, redline, review, speed night

2009.03.23

Proportions

accounting, distribution, diy, expenses, renovation

2009.03.22

Piso mojado

acid, acid stain, how to, media room, polished concrete, renovation, stain

2009.03.18

Yard, tile, library

backyard, deck, landscape, library, nikon, renovation, tile

2009.03.15

Reinforcements

backyard, bolt, cat, d70, nikon, ostrich, renovation

2009.03.08

More milestones

autocross, deck, offsets, pool, renovation, scca, starbucks

2009.03.04

Keeping myself occupied

backyard, dryer, film, landscape, lost, polaroid transfer, quote

2009.03.01

I red myself

deck, electrical, garage, paint, painting, redwood, renovation

2009.02.25

Zones

bmw, film, grinding, prius, the office, track car, welding

2009.02.22

Backyard work

backyard, bird, i gots it in my flickrs, paint, photography, printing, wild animal park

2009.02.17

A story told by portraits

beer, front yard, how to, oil change, photography, socket, vr4

2009.02.16

Portraits that tell a story (?)

beer, contact sheet, darkroom, film, gto, mitsubishi, oil change

2009.02.12

Preparing for the future

black and white, concert, contact sheet, fallout 3, film, snark, survival

2009.02.08

Brakes and such

bayliss, crg, formula 1, motogp, motorsports, nascar, world superbike

2009.02.05

Solar

film, overpass, printing, solarize, turbo

2009.02.02

xliii

current events, dive, living room, news, pennsylvania, pocky, settlers of catan

2009.01.26

The unnerving bits

bookshelf, electrical, fallout 3, grand theft auto, mad max, quotes, spoken

2009.01.21

DC never looked so good

bethesda, chandelier, fallout 3, gnome, living room, open-world action rpg, video games

2009.01.16

Squeezing in

bathroom, fireplace, kim, lighting, living room, mirror, renovation

2009.01.16

You can imagine where it goes from here

cable, electrical, how to, internet, quote, renovation, top gear

2009.01.13

Maui wowie

Some motorcycling, diving, and golfing on Maui
airlines, golf, maui, monster, snorkel, volcano, wailea

2009.01.03

Christmas and New Year's

bmw, football, halo, poker, quote, settlers of catan, sports

2008.12.23

Wintry activities

fire, fireplace, honda, living room, poker, xr

2008.12.18

Touches of civility

bedroom, blinds, conversation, door hanging, hallway, living room, quote

2008.12.17

I can haz blinds

blinds, flooring, hunter s thompson, lei lounge, movie, ninja turtles, renovation

2008.12.10

Compromising admissions

d70, electrical, lighting, quote, quotes, spoken, vanity

2008.12.06

A few errands later

bathroom, blinds, costco, lighting, mirror, renovation, rug

2008.12.05

Time lapse blogography

computer, fantasy football, floor, hallway, living room, quotes, stairs

2008.11.24

Odds and ends

fantasy football, football, gp, raiders, renovation, supersport, vr4

2008.11.21

With carpet

bed, bedroom, carpet, guest room, renovation

2008.11.21

Gears of War 2

ai, ars technica, gears of war 2, halo, media room, screenshot, xbox

2008.11.09

Furnishments

electrical, fantasy football, floor, honda, media room, wiring, xr400

2008.11.01

Now for a little something different

bathroom, preview, shower, sink, travertine, vanity, watchmen

2008.10.29

Upstairs bathroom

bathroom, plumbing, renovation, shower, tile, tiling, tub

2008.10.26

Getting there

chandelier, fireplace, garage, renovation, stairs, tile, travertine

2008.10.21

Cahoots

acoustics, conversation, door, flooring, media room, pocket door, quote

2008.10.19

Making space

bathroom, living room, mirror, quiver, renovation, shower, surf rack

2008.10.10

The end is nigh

bowling, fireplace, floor, flooring, hardwood, hardwood floor, renovation

2008.10.06

A fine weekend

high dive, living room, poker, pool, quote, renault, spoken

2008.10.05

Floors

Renovations.
backyard, deck, fireplace, flag, flooring, high dive, poker

2008.10.05

Entryway floor

deck, entryway, hallway, hardwood, hardwood floor, living room, renovation

2008.10.02

Burning the midnight oil

bathroom, beam, ceiling, chandelier, how to, shower, tile

2008.09.29

More work

formula 1, garage, renovation, shower, singapore, tile window

2008.09.24

Construction site with amenities

bathroom, deck, lcd, renovation, shower, tile, wheelbarrow

2008.09.17

Piecing it together

door, fireplace, lighting, renovation, skylight, solar tube, texture gun

2008.09.11

Last of the painting, start of the flooring

floor, hallway, living room, paint, painting, renovation, scaffolding

2008.09.07

First barbecue

Enjoying the bbq and pool.
barbecue, cannonball, photomerge, pool, steak, stupid matrix jump, underwater

2008.09.07

Living room

ceiling, fireplace, lighting, living room, renovation, scaffolding, skylight

2008.09.04

Renovation limbo

backyard, cabinets, kitchen, paint, pool, renovation, yeti

2008.09.04

Portfolio fin

My photo class final project.
corvette, crash, macro, motion blur, motorcyles, palomar, photography

2008.09.02

Domestication

backyard, drain, how to, morelos, move, nfl, pool

2008.08.05

The weekend in summary

calumet, mother's kitchen, motorcyles, mt palomar, nikon, twisties, yamaha

2008.08.04

Portfolio part III

Motorcycles on Palomar mountain. On film.
angeles crest, motorcycles, palomar, panning, photography, technique, twisties

2008.07.31

Double crossed

240sx, 3000gt, autox, sdsolo, sti, subaru, vr4

2008.07.31

Portfolio part II

bike night, d70, long exposure, miramesa, motorcycle, night photography, nikon

2008.07.30

Portfolio part I

Motorcycling photos for class.
ducati, motorcycle, motorcycles, night photography, panning, supersport

2008.07.27

A lack of focus

comiccon, focus, gto, mazdaspeed 6, mystery science theater, scca, vr4

2008.07.27

House quandary I

bathroom, bedroom, ceiling, kitchen, living room, renovation, solar tube

2008.07.22

The Mint 400

blackjack, las vegas, lax, lazy river, mgm, roulette, valentineone

2008.07.22

The tank is half full

cell phone, environmentalism, hydrogen power, irvine, jalopnik, oil crisis, scooter

2008.07.22

Motorsports day

fim, glock, laguna seca, motogp, quotes, spoken, valentino rossi

2008.06.24

Rifftrax II

comiccon, movie, mst3k, mystery science theater, rifftrax

2008.06.11

Neural networks

explained, hybrid algorithm, market, neural network, programming, scrabble, software

2008.06.11

Picking ponies

ann, hybrid, neural network, prediction market, programming, stock market, vaporware

2008.05.29

Meat loaf versus steak

advice, equipment, lenses, opinion, photography, slr, technique

2008.05.26

A couple charts

motorcycles, mpg, prices, san diego, surf, trends, waves

2008.05.25

Indy film

commentary, film, indiana jones

2008.05.25

Jack Murphy parking lot

3000gt, autox, cars, gto, impreza, s13, sti

2008.05.22

Available light

light, photography, portrait, portraiture, technique, workout

2008.05.22

Prime or zoom

advice, canon, discussion, how to, prime, technique, zoom

2008.05.16

New shoes

autocross, falken, garage, rsx, tire, wheel

2008.05.12

Extreme closeup

equipment, invicta, macro, nikon, photography, pizza port, vr

2008.05.11

Rollies

3000gt, craigslist, gto, mitsubishi, tires, vr4, wheels

2008.05.04

Major cwnage

Autocross day.
240sx, cone autox, impreza, jetta, scca, scnax, solo

2008.04.28

Sloppy joes

beach, mission beach, ocean, photography, summer, surfing, wave

2008.04.28

Cheers and tears

car movies, gumball rally, movie, review, ronin, the fast and the furious, tokyo drift

2008.04.09

Spoken III

conversation, march madness, quotes, spoken

2008.04.06

Crossed up

autocross, autox, s13, san diego, scca, scnax, vr4

2008.03.27

Garage daze

alpine, carboncar, gto, how to, installation, mitsubishi, strut brace

2008.03.23

Bret: The man, the hero, the legend

barbecue, beer, beer pong, bocce, meat, ribs

2008.03.18

Odds and ends

photography, quotes, rock band, spoken, technique, video games, xbox 360

2008.03.16

Brawl

fighter, nintendo, samus, screenshot, super smash bros. brawl, video games, wii

2008.03.03

A winning combination

car movies, film, jackie chan, movie, racing, review, speed night

2008.02.24

Drift day

Drift Day at El Toro. Many tires were lost in the making of this post.
drift day, drifting, mazda, motorsports, nissan, rx7, silvia

2008.02.20

West coast

autocross, autox, cars, elise, impreza, lotus, nissan

2008.02.12

The leaderboard

car movies, driven, fast and the furious, leaderboard, movies, review, speed nite

2008.02.11

You must have eight cylinders to ride

car movies, days of thunder, film, movie, redline, review, speed night

2008.02.11

Spoken II

quotes, spoken

2008.01.28

Bring on the band aids

music, rock band, video games, xbox

2008.01.24

The leader board

action, driven, film, initial d, movie, reviews, the fast and the furious

2008.01.23

'Boozin with beer for the bowl'

party, players sports bar, super bowl

2008.01.21

The goggles do nothing

biker boyz, car movies, cars, mad max, reviews, the fast and the furious, torque

2008.01.13

Retirement

drift, drift day, quote, spoken, tires

2008.01.01

Riding dirty

colin mcrae, dirt, racing, rally, video game, xbox

2007.12.31

Snowcaps

Ski trip.
northstar, sierra nevada, ski, skiing, snow, snowboard, tahoe

2007.12.19

Spoken

ducati, dystopia, hid, led, mitsubishi, movie, peter jackson

2007.12.10

Distractions

The VR4 and some things that are happening.
action rpg, fantasy football, mass effect, mitsubishi, nfl, sports, video games

2007.12.05

There and back again

3000gt, alaska airlines, gto, nike, oregon, travel, vr4

2007.10.29

We are not who we appear to be

costume, futurama, mst3k, mystery science theater, party, steve zissou, zoidberg

2007.10.28

First part

carbon fiber, costume, ducati, halloween, how-to, supersport, windshield

2007.10.25

Diversions

2007, carbon fiber, epoxy, fire, how-to, san diego

2007.10.21

The rise and fall of Sauritch

atc2k, board, break, surf, surfing, this is a disaster

2007.10.15

2007.10.15

Artificial life concepts

animation, ann, neural network, programming, simulation, software, swarm

2007.10.07

Saturday headache

300mm, beach, photography, surf, surfing, technique, wind

2007.09.24

Firepower and horsepower

birthday, how-to, karting, miramar, shooting, shotguns, skeet

2007.09.16

Feathers in the cap/black eyes

action rpg, adventure, fantasy football, football, knights of the old republic, raiders, video games

2007.09.11

September already

big bear, fantasy football, trip, vacation, wiffle

2007.07.04

Transformers

film, hollywood, michael bay, movies, transformers

2007.06.11

Another exhausting weekend

camp, exercise, mud run, pendleton, run

2007.06.10

An exhausting weekend

birthday, dussini, magic mountain, roscoe's, six flags, sports, weekend

2007.06.01

Forza

forza 2, forza motorsport, forza motorsport 2, racing, racing simulation, video games

2007.05.29

Bret and Courtney's party

engagement party, hemet, party, quotes, spoken

2007.05.22

Someone's sick idea of fun

My county fair photo entry: motorcycle hooliganry.
closed course, knee drag, motorcycles, nighttime, photography, sparkers, technique

2007.05.21

Nightsurfing, part quatre

flash, night surf, nightsurfing, photography, stealth mission, technique, underwater

2007.05.17

El jollo loco

giribaldi, la jolla cove, snorkeling, sun god, ucsd

2007.05.13

Drivetrain IV

brake, cv, how-to, kumho, steering knuckle, toyota, toyota celica

2007.05.10

Drivetrain III

car, celica, how-to, motegi, tire, toyota, toyota celica

2007.05.07

I get more phone numbers rollin this than I ever did on the bus

17, celica, dv5, red, tire, toyota, wheel

2007.05.06

Corral Canyon

atv, corral canyon, crf, honda, offroad, san diego, xr

2007.05.06

Nightsurfing, Part Trois

night surf, nightsurfing, photography, stealth mission, surfing, technique, underwater

2007.05.02

Drivetrain II

brakes, half shaft, halfshaft, how-to, mechanic, parts, repair

2007.04.26

Drivetrain I

brakes, half shaft, parts, raybestos, rotor, suspension, toyota

2007.04.25

240,000 miles later

brakes, celica, cv, parts, steering knuckle, suspension, toyota

2007.04.20

Consoles and cars

360, forza, microsoft, nintendo, technology, video games, xbox

2007.04.18

Court and Bretney

engagement, lost, pants, photos, softball, tree, waffles

2007.04.15

Cafe cruising

acai, encinitas, food, motorcyles, ride, swamis, weekend

2007.04.15

Not much, really

1098, california burrito, ducati, gp motorcycles, moto forza, san diego, tennis

2007.04.12

Thursday

heidi, operator overloading, programming, quote, sandwich, spoken, work

2007.04.07

Fletcher's

beach, photography, san diego, surf, surfing, technique

2007.04.06

Uh, would that be the hot pants, sir?

cafe, coffee, latte, living room, pants, squid, this is a disaster

2007.04.05

Free at last

bane, move, paint, tape

2007.04.04

Nightsurfing Part Trois

beach, la jolla shores, nightsurf, nightsurfing, scripps, surf, surfing

2007.04.03

Kauai

kauai, polihale, surf, surfing, travel, vacation, waimea

2007.03.19

It's all just too real

analysis, current events, driving, forza, news, video games

2007.03.18

Greenery

corned beef, pancakes, recipes, san diego, shamrock, st. patrick's day, this is a disaster

2007.03.18

2007.03.13

New glass

beach, camera, lenses, photography, surfing, technique, wave

2007.03.13

A weekend

motogp, surf, surfing, technique, the sword, weekend, wii

2007.03.13

Nightsurfing part deux

beach, film, flash, glowsticks, night, nightsurfing, underwater

2007.03.04

Paper weight

scanning, scrapbook, spreadsheets

2007.02.13

The Ministry of Peace

analysis, articles, current events, news, saic, vanity fair

2007.02.09

Barren slopes

google, northstar, sierra nevada, skiing, snow, snow angel, vacation

2007.02.04

XLI

football, nfl, party, prop bet, san diego, sports, super bowl

2007.02.02

The new ish

exercise, football, monkeys, mud run, pendleton, sports, stanford

2007.01.12

Find your guitar hero inspiration

beer, event, lions paw, music, pacific beach, reggae, tropicoso

2007.01.05

Call of Duty 3

call of duty, nintendo, shooter, video games, wii

2006.12.30

From under the tree

christmas, gadgets, mp3 player, sandisk, skagen, watch

2006.12.30

The long way down

kawasaki, motorcycles, south america, travel

2006.12.22

Deprecated

beta, blogger, flickr, html, kilroy, meta, tags

2006.12.18

On categorization

blogger, features, flickr, google, information architecture, kilroy, meta

2006.11.20

[Insert forced Wii pun here]

games, microsoft, sony, sports, technology, video games, xbox

2006.11.08

2006.01.16

Amago

Taking the motord to the Amago kart track.
motard, motorcycle, motorcycles, motorsport, reservation, retro post, track

2005.12.21

Sets

Good-sized sets, lifeguards, and dolphins in Del Mar.
closeout, del mar, photography, rescue, retro post, surf, waves

2005.12.18

Portraits

A film/slide/digital portrait session.
boudoir, cross process, digital, photography, portrait, portraiture, technique

2005.10.18

China

caves, chengdu, china, lamma island, panda, travel, waterfall

2005.09.11

Sunrise

Some enthusiastic motorcycling.
cbr, dank hoolie, hayabusa, motorcycles, photography, sparks, twisties

2005.09.05

Shasta day three

backpack, backpacking, champagne, climbing, mountain, mountaineering, view

2005.09.04

Shasta day two

backpacking, climbing, clouds, forest, mountain, mountaineering, view

2005.09.03

Shasta day one

backpack, backpacking, climbing, ice axe, kiteboard, mountain, mountaineering

2005.07.15

Fort Point

Fort Point in black and white.
fort point, golden gate bridge, norcal, retro post, san francisco

2005.07.05

Rat training

Getting some motorcycling practice in.
learning, motorcycle, msf, rat bike, retro post, riding, squid

2005.06.06

E3

A gallery from E3 2005.
e3, marc ecko, mario strikers, nintendo, retro post, video games, zelda

2005.05.27

Last hurrah

Rosarito.
baja, graduation, mexico, retro post, surf, surfing, travel

2004.12.31

Tahoe

A ski trip.
lake, retro post, sierra nevada, skiing, slowboard, snow, tahoe

2004.07.04

Movie night

glow stick, july 4, living room, long exposure, movie, retro post

2004.06.01

XP hike

Hiking Pine Hills and then cross-processing.
cross process, hike, hiking, photography, retro post, san diego, this is a disaster

2004.05.22

E3

E3 2004.
half-life, los angeles, nintendo, nissan, retro post, skyline, square

2004.05.22

PB Block Party

The Pacific Beach Block Party in black and white.
pacific beach, party, pb block party, retro post, san diego, steet photography

2004.04.03

Celica suspension

Replacing the struts and springs on the Celica.
brake, eibach, gr2, how-to, mechanics, strut, suspension

2003.10.25

Cedar fire

del mar, fire, news, police, poway, san diego, surfing

2003.08.14

Alaska

alaska, hiking, juneau, macro, photography, tsunami, view

2003.05.10

PB Block Party

band, house party, party, pb block party, retro post, san diego, street photography

2002.12.31

Tahoe

A few shots from a Tahoe ski trip.
lake, lift, retro post, sierra nevada, ski, skiing, snowboarding

2002.08.01

Shasta

An unsuccessful attempt to summit Mount Shasta.
backpack, backpacking, hike, mountain, mountaineering, shasta, view

2002.05.24

E3

E3 2002.
e3, la convention center, los angeles, microsoft, retro post, sega, squaresoft

2001.12.01

Skiing

retro post, ski, skiing, slowboarding, snow, snowboarding, tahoe

2001.05.17

E3

e3, la convention center, los angeles, retro post, saleen s7, sony, video games

2000.07.01

Graeagle

Backpacking in the sierras.
backcountry, brocation, camping, graeagle, hiking, retro post, sierra nevada

2000.01.10

Favorite photos, 2001-2009

features, html, kilroy, lists, meta, photography, retropost

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