Tag Archive for GeekFarm

Measure Twice, Cluck Once

Despite years of formal engineering training, it’s immensely satisfying to build things out of what’s lying around my farm. Read more

Fantastic Voyage 2: My Nose

After several days of ice and snow in Atlanta, most people are ready to get out of the house. For me, it’s practice for being a couch potato as I recover from surgery.

Nobody panic … it’s not a big deal. I’m just paying a medical professional to pick my nose.

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Money as an expression of time

Money can’t buy happiness, but you can use it to pay a woman to clean your house … and that’s close enough for me.

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Bare Wood

The last twenty percent takes eighty percent of the time … it’s the story of my life.

I’m surrounded by bare wood, both literally and figuratively. Aside from being a great name for a nudist Rolling Stones cover band, “bare wood” is the term that applies to projects that look finished but have only just begun. It’s inspired by the new shelves in my pantry. Read more

The Truck That Ate My Driveway

Ford F250 Crew Cab

Ladies and gentlemen, this post is not about airline travel (you’re welcome). This post is about automotive entropy, financial obligations and the American economy.

Yes, I finally bought a new truck. And it’s big …
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Buckets of Friends

Over the long history of mankind, people mark the passing of the seasons with various traditions … decorating dead conifers, taking candy from strangers, getting drunk in Savannah under the guise of cultural heritage. I know it’s Thanksgiving Eve when I’m placing a turkey into a bucket on my back porch. Read more