It has been said that a mother invented Velcro, but I believe a pee wee basketball coach is a more likely story. I’ve never seen a game stopped so many times for such a basic task as tying one’s shoe. And it’s not like we parents don’t check those things before our kids run onto […]Continue Reading
Cold War Cousins, Part 2 – How to Make a Fully Automatic Airsoft Machine Gun
Part 1, Part 2 Cousins beware. It’s waiting for you. Enjoy the video – still some humor, plus how-to.Continue Reading
Cold War Cousins, Part 1
Part 1, Part 2 When I was young and had birthday sleepovers, all the boys would sneak in BB guns and we would spend the nights in battle, welting each other till our faces looked as if a hornet nest had been dropped on our heads. A little blood was common, though it came mainly from […]Continue Reading
Natural-ish Selection, Part 3 (final). How the internet destroyed the family pet.
My final post on how the internet destroyed the family pet.Continue Reading
Natural-ish Selection, Part 2. How the internet destroyed the family pet.
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 “I think I found the dog,” my wife Dorie said, staring at her laptop’s screen. The words drew me from my book. I shrugged. “What dog?” She waved her fingers like I was supposed to know something about the topic. “Abigail has been asking for a dog forever. I […]Continue Reading