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New Theme…Finally

I last changed my site theme on June 9, 2015. It was getting a bit long in tooth and not playing nice with browser and plug-in changes. As of now, I’m going with a bare-bones basic theme. I’ve done my best to track down and fix various anomalies caused by the change, but you may …

Electric butter warmer/softener DIY

I like to keep my butter on the kitchen counter and have been searching for a way to keep it soft–at least not rock-hard–for years. The problem got significantly worse after I moved to Colorado. Now, I tried keeping the butter on top of the refrigerator, using a french butter dish and a grater knife, …

RokiJump, the Roku remote that can skip thru commercials now available in the Apple App Store!

‎RokiJump ‎Roki​Jump, the ROKU remote that can skip through commercials! Program a button to fast-forward for a certain amount of time before playing. Skip through one-minute, two-minute, or however long, commercials, sports timeouts, previous-episode rehash, and more. Of course, RokiJump has all of the normal… My first iOS app is now available in the Apple …

Skip through commercials on your Roku with RokiJump!

If you have a ROKU and watch programs with commercials, you will want RokiJump. This iOS app let’s you skip through them! Home – RokiJump Roki​Jump A ROKU™ remote that can skip through commercials! RokiJump Doing the seemingly impossible Sadly, the standard ROKU™ remote lacks a skip forward button. However, what if you could program …

2019 Landscaping Project Video

Well, the landscaping is done and I just finished the original music score, so here’s the reveal video! Major thanks to Kristin Heggem, ALSA, our wonderful landscape architect for her wonderful plans. We can’t wait until spring to see everything in bloom! Huge props to Angel and his crew at Angelic Touch Landscaping. He was …

The Exception

The Exception Yeah, I know it’s been a long time since my last animation, but another one is finally done and posted. Something new this time is a theme song! If ya don’t like the accounting humor, you can perhaps find some enjoyment in the little musical ditty.