Meat Chowder

I thought I would share an awesome meat chowder we sometimes make. If you enjoy hearty meals and want to get really cozy during the winter, check this bad boy out! Sheryl’s Meat Chowder (NOTE: You can use any kind of meat combo you like. This one just happens to be the best.)

I’m Tie-rific

My boy’s preschool likes to do an event called Donuts for Dad. It’s mostly due to Father’s Day not falling during the school year. We get to see what they do in class and receive an update on what they’re learning (with the option to enjoy some coffee and donuts).

Not What I Wanted

It happened again tonight. Family cartoon viewing, and there I go. Falling asleep. Ugh, this is not what I wanted when I grew up.

Blade Runner 2049

Are we just 30 years away from blasters, flying cars, or lifelike, truly interactive virtual assistants? I don’t know…perhaps not. I do know, however, that Blade Runner 2049 is one hell of a movie, and I can’t wait to digest my 4K copy of the film in all of its glory.

IMAX at Udvar-Hazy

Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen. Not the best movie. Perhaps, in my top 5 of movie experiences though. I found this movie ticket in a box the other day and boy did it bring back memories. Back in 2009, my wife and I attended a showing of Transformers 2 in the Airbus IMAX Theater…Read moreRead more


There’s one thing that makes Saturday morning breakfast the best for my children, and it is….waffles.


My wife and I try each Christmas to get our kids something unique. This past year my oldest daughter received a Jimu Robot kit. It reminded me of a more advanced K’Nex or Construx kit from my childhood. The Jimu kits work like this: Build your robot Program actions Code sequences

Cloonan: “Storytelling Above All”

I was going through old draft posts, and came across this bit I wanted to remember from an Off Panel podcast interview between David Harper and artist Becky Cloonan. These are three different inspiring quotes about art and story:

36.5.28: You Are Software

A company is like software. It has to be usable, it has to be useful. And it probably has bugs, places where the company crashes because of bad organizational design or cultural oversights. When you start to think of your company as a product, all sorts of new possibilities for improvement emerge. When you realize…Read moreRead more