Category Archives: Ian

Yep – anything dealing with just me.

My Rube Goldburg Machine

When my dad came home from work today I asked him to help me with a project that was due for science. At first it was quite fun…but it quickly grew into a gruesome 3 hours of hard work and … Continue reading

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The Bird that got away!

I am a villain and a very bad man! My oldest, Scott, was so excited to have found a female canary for only $25 dollars on-line the other day. He had called the guy and arranged for me to stop … Continue reading

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Foot and Mouth in Eagle Mountain, UT!

Just when you thought nothing else could happen in Eagle Mountain, along comes the plague of foot and mouth! Well – that is my foot and Kristy’s mouth! What a week of fun it’s been! Sunday night I landed on … Continue reading

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Chilly Billy to be replaced by Open Source!

As a young child, Peter Mayle opened up a whole new dimension to my impressionable little mind. A fictional character called Chilly Billy was brought to life in my own fridge! I couldn’t wait to go home to try and … Continue reading

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Tis the season!

So it is Christmas, yet again, and what better way to greet this season than to listen to the radio station that plays the same old Christmas songs over and over again! I decided to start listening to them early … Continue reading

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Thank You WalMart!

Driving home with all the kids in the car, I didn’t fully come to a stop at a stop sign and caught sight of a police car in wait. WalMart was the next turn in, which I quickly took. Looking … Continue reading

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Arduino Fun – Science Experiment #1

The Arduino Duemilanove board is such a fun little thing to play with. Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. Both Scott and Toby helped out in creating a visual and audible light … Continue reading

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GeoCaching Milestone

Today, Scott and myself went GeoCaching around the east side of Utah lake. We were in search of “travel bugs” and “GeoCoins” but came up empty handed! We raced to the last cache in the hopes of finding something grand, … Continue reading

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BlackBerry Splat

I worked on a video sequence for a presentation to other Bankruptcy staff nationwide. Part of that video included some BlackBerry destruction! Take a look at what we came up with:

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Are Baby Boomers forcing us to Socialism?

Put yourself in the shoes of someone who has just entered retirement. Someone who has suffered a considerable cut in their retirement money (if they have any left at all) and faced with another 20 – 30 years of longevity. … Continue reading

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