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Spiritual Awakening

I normally post about technology, ways to geek out, shaving stuff or something of the sort. Recently I have been going through a spiritual awakening and opening my eyes and heart to God. Every morning I...

HTC Evo V 4G

I am at it once again. First, it was the Motorola Triumph, now it’s on to the HTC Evo V 4G. So far I have CM10 working darn nice on the phone but it...

MTDEV is born

First CM7, then CM9 and now CM10. It’s been a busy few months of coding and developing and now with collaboration from other developers, we have Team MTDEV. What started as a fun little project...

CM7 g60 style

So from tinkering with Linux to now being a full-on developer?!?!? Well, it didn’t happen overnight. In January I got excited about working on the Ice Cream Sandwich project and started learning all about...

Ubuntu we meet again

So in my many years of working in the computer field, I have played with it all. Windows, Apple, Unix, Linux you name it. So once again I and Ubuntu embrace. The current project...

Motorola Triumph @ Virgin Mobile

So Friday the 7th was the first time in over 7 years that I have needed to purchase a cell phone. One, in particular, I can think of was invented by Steve Jobs @...

inboxzero / Gmail send & archive / GTD

So a long time ago in a land far away I used to work at Eclipse Aviation. During my tenure Loyd my manager, gone learned me about inbox zero. While following those concepts I keep a...

Merkur 39C Sledge Hammer

So I have been man shaving for almost 1 year now. I have tried multiple Safety Razors using only Vintage Gillette’s ranging from the 1900s to the 1970s. My pride and joy is a very...

AreoGarden – Fresh Herbs

The AreoGarden was a present for my wife for her birthday in July. I can not believe in one month how much this stuff grew. She planted Basil, Dill, and Thyme as her first...

Man Shaving

Like most adult men I need to shave, be it for work, or just keeping clean. The problem with shaving is technology has tricked you and me. I remember as a child in the 1980’s...