Troubleshooting Windows sucks

Looking at a cousin of mine’s laptop and I have been trying to clean out some virus/spyware issues on it. The key word is “trying” as Windows XP loves to throw up random cryptic error messages when you least expect it. Now Automatic Updates service won’t turn on and all the web sites I find […]


Since I started hypermiling, I increased my Subaru Forester’s mileage from ~24 mpg to ~30 mpg, a 6 mpg increase. Pretty amazing for a car that is basically an SUV. The hypermiling tricks I use is going about 60 mph on the highway (instead of ~65mph)  and I try to coast to stops instead of […]

That town called Unity

If you have been paying attention to the news, you probably know that Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will be making their first joint appearance Friday in a little town called Unity, NH. The Concord Monitor has a good article about the town and event. It is pretty amazing that any presidential candidate is going […]

R.I.P. Tim Russert

One of my favorite journalists passed away today. Tim Russert, famous for his tough interviews on Meet the Press, passed away today from what appears to be a heart attack. He was one of those few journalists who you could genuinely believe that he had no agenda except to find out the truth and that […]

Obama in 2008

For the first time since I became interested in politics, I am 100% proud that I voted for the person who turned out to be Democratic Party nominee. Senator Barack Obama matches everything I have ever hoped that a politican could actually be. He has wonderful ideas, a vision to carry them out, and the […]