Category Archives: Other Writing

Occasionally, I’ll write articles for magazines or other publications. After they’ve been published, they will appear here along with other stories and adventures I’ve experienced.

Sapiens

Earlier this year, after listening to several podcasts proclaiming that Sapiens was the best book of 2016, I decided I should give it a glance. The online reviews made it sound interesting but I still wasn’t convinced that I’d make … Continue reading

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“Reality is Broken” and Pokémon Go

Last week I was in Fresno working with students from California and the Philippines to create new inventions then build businesses around those products. Several of the students were excitedly playing Pokémon during their lunch break, especially those from the … Continue reading

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Unseen City

Last night, I was sweeping the back patio and about to come inside when a bird swooped past. It was going too fast to see what it was and unusually, it flew under the 7′ high trellis we built. I … Continue reading

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Cider tales: Making a press for foraged apples

The following article is one I wrote for Edible Idaho for the Fall 2014 issue. Pedaling my bike uphill on a 90 degree day in September, pulling a trailer with 150 pounds of apples, I started to reconsider my “brilliant” … Continue reading

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Numbers

A couple weeks ago, I noticed that I was approaching post Number 100. Trying to figure out what I could do to celebrate that milestone, nothing special was coming to mind. Talking with my friend Betsy (check out her blog, … Continue reading

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Learn to Curl

I was recently invited to a “Learn to Curl” session at the local ice rink. I had never really thought about attempting to curl, but then again, how often does an invitation like that come up? I decided to give … Continue reading

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Pizza oven

The following article is one I wrote for Edible Idaho South, all about a wood-fired pizza oven I built in the backyard. It was published for the Winter 2013 issue. During the hot summer months, few things are better than … Continue reading

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