So, summer is upon us, Jared finally got a motorcycle, and I’m still not ready to ride. What I am ready for is to overhaul my carburetors. So, I pulled them out of the bike, cracked open the first one along-side my trusty Clymer manual. Everything went fine until I went to remove the needle jet […]
That’s right, I said it. The place I spend my days is better than the place you spend your days. I’m sorry, it’s just true. Core is an amazing place, and I’m fortunate to be a part of it. Look what we did a little while ago. Then go check out the Silver Spring Neighborhood […]
I stole this from Frankie Flood: This is super cool. This is the kind of thing that is really exciting to me. People printing coat hooks and key chains and other nonsense make me a little ill, but this kind of thing in amazing. This changes how people think.
Someone I work with asked about a metalworking and jewelry making class in Milwaukee, and I naturally thought of Frankie, and the summer workshops at UWM. Then I remembered meeting Michael the last time I was at Frankie’s studio, and figured I’d check out his work. That led to finding this video on his site, and I […]
Last summer I changed jobs. I left my position at Versant to help build a new an improved Digital Services department at Core Creative. Core is an amazing place, full of brilliant, sincere, and dedicated people. Nobody does just one thing here, and so when our creative director was looking for someone to voice the […]
The kids are dressing as Harry Potter characters today, and realized that they didn’t have wands…
We got Dillon tickets to Radio Lab Live for his birthday – they were in Milwaukee last week and he was REALLY excited. The show was at the Riverside and we met Rachel at Mo’s for dinner first, and allowed D to order both soda and dessert, which I never do (special occasion dispensation). But […]
So, the Milwaukee Makerspace and BarcampMilwaukee7 are doing a Nerdy Derby, and there are going to be some sweet entries, including a Belly Tanker form Frankie, sandbox from Pete, and a terrifying, radio-controlled, ducted fan monstrosity from Mike. Having switched my subscription on the MMS list to digest mode, I hadn’t been following what was apparently an […]