Archive for October, 2010

Advance Poop Scoop Dog Scooper Review

Advance Poop Scoop Dog Scooper Review

The Poop Scoop by Advance is a basic, plastic pooper scooper for picking up dog feces. It works well and withstands some pretty harsh conditions.

Posted in: dogs, review
500 One Versus One Games of StarCraft II

500 One Versus One Games of StarCraft II

I wrote about StarCraft II earlier this August. Since then, I’ve played the single player campaign and about two dozen multi-player co-operative games with my friends. That was a lot of fun, but the core of my playing has been one versus one (1v1). This weekend I played my 500th game. Here are my thoughts: […]

Posted in: games
Random Motorcycling Tip #21: Count to Four Before Passing

Random Motorcycling Tip #21: Count to Four Before Passing

Virginia state law requires that slower traffic move to the right. In an ideal world, this means that some of us can zip merrily along without having to pass on the right. In reality, most people cruise in the far left lane just under the speed limit while texting. So, why is this part of […]

Posted in: motorcycling
Happy Adopt-a-versary, Porter!

Happy Adopt-a-versary, Porter!

I adopted my oldest dog, Porter, six years ago from Homeward Trails. He was a tiny puppy when I got him. There was just Porter and two of his six siblings left by the time I interviewed him. His other three brothers and sisters had died to due to neglect before Homeward Trails got ahold […]

Posted in: dogs
2009 Fieldsheer Corsair Textile Motorcycle Jacket Review

2009 Fieldsheer Corsair Textile Motorcycle Jacket Review

I review the 2009 version of the Fieldsheer Corsair textile motorcycle jacket. It was a bargain at $140 on sale, but the straps leave something to be desired.

Posted in: motorcycling, review
Wildernness Tactical Frequent Flyer Belt Review

Wildernness Tactical Frequent Flyer Belt Review

The cornerstone of a modern man’s wardrobe is the belt. Despite what certain fashion trends say otherwise, one’s pants or shorts should not be sagging down past the ass. A good belt keeps your clothes in the right spot, and also provides a stable platform for all of the gadgets and doo-dads one may hang […]

Posted in: guns, review
Logitech M510 Wireless Mouse First Impressions Review

Logitech M510 Wireless Mouse First Impressions Review

I review the Logitech M510 wireless nano computer mouse. It is a little too big for my liking, but appears to be a durable, sturdy alternative to the Rosewill 8500 mouse that it replaced.

Posted in: review, technology
Five Years of Motorcycling

Five Years of Motorcycling

Last Saturday marked my fifth year of riding a motorcycle. Riding is something that I had wanted to do for a very long time. I either lived in an area that would be statistically more dangerous to start riding in (Washington D.C. metro, for example), or didn’t have enough money to spend on a motorcycle […]

Posted in: motorcycling