Swimming Workout #1

This is the first of a series on workouts I’ve written for swimmers looking for something to do for competitive swimming! In each post I will  give a swim workout, explain how each set works, and explain the overall goal for the “practice”. Leave on the top! This is a pretty short workout to get started … More Swimming Workout #1

My HTPC Project

As you may or may not know, computers and electronics are one of my hobbies. I want to start including that here, starting with a project I did a little while back: building a home theater PC (HTPC)! An HTPC is a computer built to take the place of the standard set top box/game console … More My HTPC Project

What To Do When All of Your Classes Are Online

The internet has become increasingly important to education, and partially or totally online classes will only be more common. I find myself taking several this semester. Online classes can be a great way to pick up knowledge you wouldn’t otherwise have time for, but they also present unique challenges. Time Management When you can do … More What To Do When All of Your Classes Are Online

The Magic Ran Out – a Retrospective on the Pirates Season

The Pittsburgh Pirates, despite last night’s sudden explosion of offense, are all but done this year. Another disappointing season where the front office refused to pay quality players (Walker) and brought in nothing to fill any gaps in our lineup (Niese was terrible, Jaso is below average at best) while insisting they were “building a … More The Magic Ran Out – a Retrospective on the Pirates Season

Quote of the Week

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who … More Quote of the Week