Here are two arguments I don’t understand about Seattle’s Housing Problem. 1: Raising the minimum wage will help. Now I am all for a living wage and parents not having to choose between buying food or paying a bill, so Continue reading Two Arguments I Don’t Understand About… Seattle’s Housing Problem
There are things I do not like about Spanish, but there is one thing I think English could adopt. Continue reading A quick musing about Spanish
Before we start, I have to provide full disclosure that I do work for Amazon as a Technical Writer and part of my compensation is tied to their stock price. That said, I have also been a resident of the Continue reading Does Seattle Need Yet More Tax Money… for the Homeless?
I was thinking “programming is easy, but good programming is hard.” As a way of demonstrating programming is easy, I remembered the second program I learned to write after “Hello World.”
10 PRINT "HELLO WORLD."
20 GOTO 10
This will be a relatively short post. I have both a Canik TP9DA and a Canik TP40V2. Never seemed to be able to find spare mags for the Canik TP40. Even appealed to the folks at Century International Arms and Continue reading Mags for your Canik TP40
Some thoughts on New Year’s resolutions… The idea of a fresh start, leaving the baggage of the past behind and being a new you with the new year has power for people. Part of the tradition of the Jewish New Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
How I accidentally got access to my phone’s mic while developing a Cordova app, used it with navigator.getUserMedia(), but didn’t realize changes I’d made to the app meant it couldn’t use navigator.getUserMedia() on any other phones. Continue reading Making navigator.getUserMedia work on Android Cordova… by accident.
My attempt to provide some realistic thoughts on gun ownership for people thinking about arming themselves in these increasingly troubling times. Continue reading Should You Buy A Gun?
Despite plans to drop having a land line, having a household phone has certain conveniences… like being able to call the kids when they’re at home without us and for calling 911 without having to hunt down a cell phone. Continue reading Petey’s Pigs n’ Poi
We recently moved and our closest hardware juggernaut went from Home Depot to Lowe’s. While shopping at Lowe’s for a garden hose a month back, I’d seen some patio furniture I liked, photographed it, showed it to my wife, and Continue reading Lowe’s: A Case Study in Bad Customer Service