Bacon Cheeseburger

I’ve been perfecting my diner style hamburgers (aka quarterpounders) thanks to the tips from But there’s a guy at work I talk to about grilling, BBQ, and smoking. He was telling me about his bacon cheeseburgers. I thought about how I tend not to like bacon cheeseburgers in restaurants. Usually either the bacon or … Continue reading “Bacon Cheeseburger”

Review: Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present

Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present by Dan Mazur My rating: 4 of 5 stars Disclosure: I received this book as part of the First Reads program in which the winner recieves a copy of the book in exchange for a review. (It’s slightly more complicated than that, see the Goodreads First … Continue reading “Review: Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present”

I Fight Dragon’s Project Atma Interview

My first ever Kickstarter! I just backed Project Atma – @IFightDragons Creates An Epic New Album on @Kickstarter — Eric (@djotaku) May 5, 2013 Back on 4 May I backed a Kickstarter project for the first time ever – I Fight Dragon’s Project Atma. Anyone who’s been following my posts knows that I really … Continue reading “I Fight Dragon’s Project Atma Interview”

5 Tips for Taking Photos of Toddlers

Every phase of life the children in your life go through presents different sets of challenges. For example, take a look at this photo of Scarlett’s first Easter: She couldn’t sit up and she didn’t have the slightest clue of what was happening. We could try to get her to look at her mom, but … Continue reading “5 Tips for Taking Photos of Toddlers”

Review: The Map of Time

The Map of Time: A Novel by Félix J. Palma My rating: 3 of 5 stars disclaimer: I won this book from Good Reads First Reads contest This review originally appeared on the Good Reads website Unsurprising for a novel about time travel, the contents of the book are not strictly chronological. Do not despair, … Continue reading “Review: The Map of Time”

Grand Canyon Trip: 5 Oct 2010

While on my trip to the Grand Canyon I kept a journal of my experience in order to create an after-the-fact travelogue.  Presented over the next few days is an edited version + photo essay of my trip. — 5 Oct 2010 Tomorrow I get to see the Grand Canyon!  I’ve been waiting to see … Continue reading “Grand Canyon Trip: 5 Oct 2010”