Archive for April, 2013

Happy Birthday Pearl! 2013 Edition

Happy Birthday Pearl! 2013 Edition

Happy birthday to our Lady Moose, my youngest dog Pearl. She turns six years old today. I can’t believe it. Pearl, like the other dogs, has had a great year. The biggest improvement to her quality of life has been the raw food diet. I owe this 100% to Sedagive?, who did all of the […]

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Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How to Hold a Semi Automatic Pistol

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How to Hold a Semi Automatic Pistol

This episode of Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners is about how to properly grip a typical semi automatic pistol (or handgun). This video features a Glock 19 9mm semi-auto handgun, but the lessons should apply to any typical pistol. This is part of an ongoing introductory series and FAQ about firearms, ammunition and accessories […]

Posted in: guns
Zombicide House Rules

Zombicide House Rules

Zombicide is an amazing game. The basic game came out last year, and the first two expansions plus a shit-ton of bonus content is coming out this September thanks to an awesome Kickstarter campaign. The base game is almost perfect. Here are some adjustments we’ve made so far. Tags: featured, zombicide

Posted in: games, zombies
Start Learn Master: Three Blades for Double Edge Safety Razor Shaving

Start Learn Master: Three Blades for Double Edge Safety Razor Shaving

I love shaving. I would have never said that before I started using a double edge safety razor and taking better care of my skin. I love learning about shaving supplies and techniques, and I love building my skill level. I also love the personalized aspect of traditional shaving — everyone’s skin and facial hair […]

Posted in: fitness & grooming
Wilting Rosie

Wilting Rosie

We first noticed something was wrong with Rosie a little over a month ago. Her eyes were producing a lot of mucus. The area around one of her eyes was really swollen, to the point I wondered if something hit her. Sedagive? took her to the vet, and we got some eye drops that made […]

Posted in: dogs
Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How To Load a Magazine

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How To Load a Magazine

This episode of Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners is about how to load the magazine for a typical semi automatic pistol (or handgun). I will teach you the basic parts of a magazine, how to load a magazine, and how to load a pistol and chamber a round. This video features a Glock 19 […]

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How I Fixed a Disk Read Error in Windows 7

How I Fixed a Disk Read Error in Windows 7

I’m writing this post mostly for when it happens again (when you’re dealing with these kinds of weird Windows errors, they’re bound to happen again). However, if it helps someone out, more the better. About three days ago I purchased a Seagate 1TB SSD / platter hybrid hard drive. I bought it to speed up […]

Posted in: gibberish, technology
WordPress Admin Accounts Suffer Brute Force Attack

WordPress Admin Accounts Suffer Brute Force Attack

Ars Technica reported a widespread brute force attack on WordPress sites on Friday. Simply put, a horde of infected computers are trying many common password combinations against the default administrator WordPress account. Once the admin account is compromised, the WordPress site joins the fray. Think Mongol-style conquest in the blogosphere. That’s right, I wrote blogosphere. […]

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How to Unload a Pistol

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How to Unload a Pistol

This episode of Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners is about how to unload a typical semi automatic pistol (or handgun). This video features a Glock 19 9mm semi-auto handgun. This is part of an ongoing introductory series and FAQ about firearms, ammunition and accessories for new gun owners or people who want to learn […]

Posted in: guns, preparedness
Cleaning and Disinfecting Vintage Razors with Scrubbing Bubbles Bathroom Cleaner by SC Johnson

Cleaning and Disinfecting Vintage Razors with Scrubbing Bubbles Bathroom Cleaner by SC Johnson

Almost all of my double-edged safety razors are vintage. They’ve come in various states of condition, varying from “this is used?” to “this is used.” I don’t know who the previous owner(s) were. I’m a little squicked out about putting something that held a razor blade close to the face of a stranger up against […]