Raising Chickens We have lost 30+ chickens to predators over the last 1.5 years. We have built a “fortress” to protect the birds at night. Because we have so much sand, I thought concrete is cheap, I’ll make it from that. So The base is concrete to about knee-high. We...

I recently read Gary Keller’s book, The One Thing. I generally like this book. He focuses on asking “What is the one thing that is most important now?” This is rather like an iteration planning meeting. He includes some good visualization so like, “find the lead domino and whack away...

I prefer having all my content text-based so I can author from whatever device I have with me, and then when at the Mac I can also have version control using git. So a static site generator is ideal because the formatting is added back to the content for presentation...

I converted my blog from Hexo to Jekyll because I had used Hexo on a windows box and when I switched to Mac OS I had to redo things anyway. I know Hexo works on Mac too, but it had changed sufficiently that my original blog got too many errors...

A fun team building or leadership activity with kids. The key is the discussion at the end. Goal Your challenge is to build the tallest and cheapest tower possible tallest, most cost effective freestanding tower that will support an inflated balloon using only the toothpicks and gumdrops (or spaghetti and...