Vacation

Daytona Beach Vacation


Back in June (18-19), we got to take a brief jaunt down to Daytona Beach, FL to visit with Alison’s side of the family. It was stormy, but perfect weather in my opinion – not too sunny to get burned and lots of wind & large waves.

General News

Political Growth


I remember back in elementary school, in Virginia Beach, one of my social studies classes had a guest come in to talk about the voting process. It was a boring lecture for someone that young, years away from voting and not understanding any of the issues at stake, but I do recall how the two parties were described....

Web Development

Simple Pagination in Laravel


I was working on a personal project of mine this evening, thinking about some of the items that still needed to be coded. One of these was the setup of pagination so that my customers can browse through all of their bookings. I decided to see what kind of...

Home Improvement

Home Energy Efficiency


Over the past eight years or so, I’ve done a number of different things to improve the efficiency of my home. There have been a wide range of results, so I thought I’d share them here. Upgraded Incandescent Bulbs to CFLs, and to LED Over the...