Archive for January, 2014

Crashlands

Crashlands

I got an email today from Butterscotch Shenanigans, the bad ass team of brothers who made my favorite Android game Quadropus Rampage (see my review). My excitement quickly turned to sorrow. When I got my cancer diagnosis What the fuck?? Turns out that Sam, age 23, was diagnosed with Stage 4 lymphoma. There are different […]

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Ozeri Pronto Digital Food Scale Review

Ozeri Pronto Digital Food Scale Review

We’ve been eating the Mike Dolce diet for awhile and one thing that has become more important to us is portion sizes. Dolce’s 21-day weight cutting diet has some specific guidelines for the amount of chicken and other items we’re supposed to eat every day. I figured it was time to get a proper food […]

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Project Child Safe at SHOT Show 2014

Project Child Safe at SHOT Show 2014

Sedagive? and I had the chance to meet some of the great folks from Project Child Safe while we were in Las Vegas this January. We spent some time talking with Lindsey and Leroy while they handed out goodies to attendees at the Media Day pre-show event. Project Child Safe is a non-profit organization that […]

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Day 14 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Day 14 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

DrFaulken and I have had encouraging results from this eating plan. With a mid-diet vacation in Las Vegas and a break from the gym, he has lost 6 pounds and 2% of his body fat. My weight has gone up and down, but my body fat percentage has consistently gone down. I like this eating […]

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T-Fal Balanced Living 1-Liter Electric Kettle Review

T-Fal Balanced Living 1-Liter Electric Kettle Review

I use an electric kettle to make tea, Aeropress-style coffee, and heat up our mugs and coffee airpot. One thing I learned early in my tea-making career was that it’s important to use different temperatures for different teas. Delicate white tea needs a lower temperature, while herbal and black tea can take near-boiling temperatures. I […]

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Interview with Top Shot’s Chris Cheng

Interview with Top Shot’s Chris Cheng

Sedagive? and I had the good fortune to attend the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. There were several objectives I wanted to achieve. Many were mundane and feasible: check out some new firearms, talk to vendors about bags for civilian use, etc. I also had some “not likely” tasks on my list, in […]

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Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier Review

Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier Review

Living in the tundra has given me two things: 1 – An appreciation for warm socks 2 – Annual sinus infections In order to avoid hopping on the antibiotics-go-round yet again, I decided to listen to the folks on the internet and give a humidifier a try. The Vick’s Warm Mist humidifier is a small […]

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Inexpensive way to deal with doggy stank mouth

Inexpensive way to deal with doggy stank mouth

As long-time readers know, our middle dog Rosie suffered from masticatory muscle myositis, an autoimmune disorder where her body decided her jaw muscles were a bacterial infection. She’s undergone a lot of treatment with Prednisone, and while she can’t open her mouth fully any more, she’s in far better shape than she used to be. […]

Day 01 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Day 01 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Sedagive? and I started our latest diet two days ago. We didn’t do it because of a New Year’s Resolution, we did it because we were clear of holiday eating and I still have a week left at home before going back to the office. Mike Dolce is a former mixed martial artist and UFC […]

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