Author Archive | David


Total Eclipse 2017


As seen from the Earth, a solar eclipse is a type of eclipse that occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, and the Moon fully or partially blocks (“occults“) the Sun. This can happen only at new moonwhen the Sun and the Moon are in conjunction as seen from Earth in an alignment referred to as syzygy. In a total eclipse, the disk of the Sun […]

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RECIPE: Mexican Pasta Salad

I’m all for pasta and beans but I’m not sure about eating them mixed together. …BUT, the picture makes it look SO delicious that I’ve gotta give it a try. You know, for the sake of science! It’s got avocado so how could it possibly be bad? Click on the image below to check out […]

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VIDEO: Warm Soda vs. Thermite!

Recently, Jeff “The Berkey Guy” and his family were on vacation. While visiting a lake, they came across the YouTube star in the video below, Grant Thompson AKA The King of Random. With 8.3 million subscribers as of this writing, Grant’s kind of a “big deal”. He’s come a long way and if you’ve followed […]

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FUN FOOD CRAFT: “At the Beach” Vanilla Pudding Cups

Ever eaten out at a fancy-pants restaurant? You know, the kind where they serve you a plate with 0.05 ounces of meat and veggies, drizzled with some artistic sauce, and the plate costs $153? Aside from the “exotic story” behind the food, it’s all about presentation. And so it is with today’s post. It’s all […]

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Declutter in 5 Steps

The opposite of clutter is declutter AND apparently, it was first used in 1950…   OK, now that we have the fact checking out of the way, it’s time to declutter. Admittedly, I found this post to drag on in terms of reading it. So, I summed it up in a graphic of the tips […]

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Photo Ideas, 1st Day of School 2017

Here we go…I see my parents coming out now, “back when I was a kid…” But really, when I was a kid we didn’t do this whole “take a picture on the first day of school”. Then again, there are plenty of things that I did do as a kid that would totally not be […]

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DIY: Prescription Bottle Hide-A-Key

Freakin’ A! Seriously. I just saw one of the COOLEST DIYs that I’ve seen in a while. And again, I’m brought about to wonder at the ingenuity of the person that thought of this. I want to buy that person an In-N-Out Burger, no, scratch that, WhatABurger! In any event, click on the image below […]

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DIY: 40 Repurposed Wood Projects

I love working with wood, especially re-purposing it. Less than one year ago, I did some contract manufacturing for a local startup here in Houston. They were handmilling California Redwood fence pickets into their product. Only problem was, that wood is not designed to be used than for anything other than fencing. We used to […]

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RECIPE: Guacamole Deviled Eggs

Well here’s a tasty treat! Growing up, I had a strong dislike for deviled eggs. I mean, they smelled like what they produced (gas-wise), in my observation…still do. But, once I got past the smell, it was my very own “green eggs and ham” kinda moment. So, check out the video below to see this […]

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THRIFT: 17 Family Road Trip/Travel Hacks

Previously, I’ve shared that we have several kids. So…road trips, yeah, they’re a B-L-A-S-T, as in explosive. I’ve made a note of several of these tips for some upcoming travel our family has before fall this year. Seriously. I’d love to meet all the parent-geniuses that come up with such great re-purposing for these everyday […]

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