don't copystrike me, this is adequate transformation A Critique of the Open Floorplan

open floorplans are a detriment to humanity and here’s why


Have as many wonderful moments as possible by really trying to. Then channel the effects of those wonderful moments into subsequent moments to help make those moments more wonderful.


Think litter is bad for the environment? think again.

it's a tree with the word yotally under it, nice gold field Yotally Podcast – Episode 3

wanna know the behind the scenes for episode 3? look no further.

Localism / Bioregionalism Introduction / Discussion

How we can use localism to lead to bioregionalism, and why we should.

Power and Wifi while living in a camper or van

our full solar setup (with links) and hotspot info

Stranded in a private parking lot for 4 days… successfully

aka how to replace a fuel filter assembly

the camper in the cool morning The Cold and the Freeze

Four ways to stay warm, and two options for when it freezes

a depressed sim Distract the fuck out of yourself

A game I created to combat depressive episodes.

Estate Taxes and Jesus Christ Estate Taxes and Jesus Christ

An ideological analysis resulting in more questions than answers.

Small Town USA Main Street Real Estate Innovation: The Highest and Best Use of Main Street USA

Creative solutions for landlords and tenants for a post-COVID world.

voice memos Record your podcast on your phone

Do you have an idea for a podcast? Start today with this REAL guide. Very real.

Julian Assange Time Magazine cover 2010 Near History: Julian Assange & Wikileaks

Who is Julian Assange, and what is Wikileaks?

the faucet (above the pump) The Water Pump

How we fixed our water pump in Nevada.

Near History: Occupy Wall Street

When the Occupy Wall Street movement happened when I was 13 years old. There were quite a few events between when I was born and now that greatly influenced the way the world looks today. So I’ve decided to learn by writing about them.

Buildings on a token Real Estate Innovation: Blockchain & Tokenization

Dividing your expensive real estate asset into small digital tokens is a solid move. So many benefits!

A crane putting a modular piece on a building. Real Estate Innovation: Modular Construction

Remote work is becoming more popular and real estate costs are still rising. As the next generation of people looks to purchase their own homes, they won’t be tied to the steep costs that come with living near a job in a specific area. Modular construction is poised to take advantage of the opportunity presented by these developing trends.

WAIDH logo Guest Outreach (WAIDH #5)

In the final post of my first blog series, I cover guest outreach. This can happen both digitally and in-person – and you need to be prepared for both!

WAIDH logo Editing (WAIDH #4)

Editing is the most technical part of podcast production. From cutting out filler sounds to rearranging the entire structure of the conversation, good editing can make or break your podcast. Learn the most practical podcast editing tips in this blog post…

WAIDH logo Equipment and Hosting (WAIDH #3)

Good equipment + good hosting = success! I recommend the Blue Microphones Yeti for recording – great quality for a reasonable price. For hosting, Anchor can’t be beat. Check out my article on equipment and hosting for more details and tips…

WAIDH logo Leading the Conversation (WAIDH #2)

Determining the tone of your podcast decides what type of conversation you’ll be leading. During that conversation, you need to remember to stay on track and provide value for the listeners. Follow the 3 tips in my most recent blog post to learn how to do it better!

WAIDH logo Comfort and Quality (WAIDH #1)

I’m writing a blog series on the lessons I learned hosting and producing the What Am I Doing Here? podcast. This first post is about balancing the comfort of the guest with the quality of the conversation. If you’re interested in starting a podcast, this is the blog series for you.

Hot Hand Effect vs. Gambler’s Fallacy

The world doesn’t always fit in with the narrative structures we prefer. Knowing about the hot hand effect and the gambler’s fallacy can save your money, time, and reputation.

Ranked Choice Voting

Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) improves democracy. No matter which side of the aisle you’re on, RCV increases representation, diversifies candidates, and reduces the costs of our election process.

zoom greenery The Zoom Space

You’ve probably participated in a Zoom, Skype, or other video conferencing call in the past month or two. Like it or hate it, it’s the way that the world is turning right now. Even when things get back to “normal”, this new way of doing work is here to stay.