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Great Ideas: “Keeping Track” Edition

When I finally decided to formalize DIY Life into an actual part of my website I was hoping the mindset that’s taken me through seven years of documenting projects and…

January 26, 2012 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

One Word Bandwagon: Balance

I don’t usually do New Year’s resolutions in the traditional sense of the word, although for a long time I would give something up for the year as an exercise…

January 11, 2012 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

Jumpstart: Photography

Next to building stuff (which started around the time I was two, and hasn’t stopped since) taking pictures is my longest running hobby. It’s also my most-often neglected hobby, unless…

January 8, 2012 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Top 3 Reasons Why I Hate Top 5 Tips Articles

Particularly this time of year you can’t click twice anywhere on the internet without seeing articles like “The Top 5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Workout” or ” 10 Ways to…

January 2, 2012 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Convoluted Path To Awesome: From Skulls to Volunteerism

What you’re about to read is the result of a mild case of ADD coupled with the all-encompassing power of Google, a dash of writers block, and four Christmas cookies…

December 30, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

The 5 Project Rule: DIY Life Edition

For those of you who don’t know, I have a small problem with compulsively starting DIY projects. As far as vices go, it’s right up there with my love of…

December 28, 2011 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Building My Life Like a Construction Project: Less Sawdust, Still Crazy

If I could characterize last two and a half years of my life, I think it would be appropriate to say I’ve been channeling a female powertool-wielding version of the…

December 28, 2011 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article
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