Archives: Geek

A little bit of everything

March 27, 2011 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, Geek, Gymnastics, HKS, PAS, Volleyball.

This blog is supposed to be about our family, right? Apparently, nothing happens for a month, something short is written, then another month goes by, then a quick post is written, rinse, repeat. Since it’s been a while – oh, about a month – I’ll get in a bunch of updates here. On the vehicle • Read More »

What I Listen to

August 21, 2010 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: Geek, PAS.

Most of you know that I’m a big fan of podcasts. While listening, I often get questions about them. Why do you listen? What’s so great about them? And mostly, what are you listening to? Rather than explain it to everyone over and over again, I thought I could do a better job in a • Read More »

Fireworks photography

July 5, 2010 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: Geek, PAS.

As usual, the family attended the fireworks in West Bend, WI last night, but for the first time I set up to take pictures. The threat of rain didn’t manifest itself, so I would get to snap some pics this evening. After setting up, I confirmed some notes I read earlier in the week from • Read More »

Lightning photography

June 27, 2010 | By Patrick | 1 Comment | Filed in: Geek, PAS.

Of the many podcasts to which I subscribe a few are photography-related. They cover all sorts of random topics, and once in a while one catches my ear. One specific episode dealt with trying to capture lightning bolts. How can this be done? In the words of Doc Brown, you never know when or where • Read More »


May 5, 2010 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: Geek, PAS.

After cracking the screen on my iPod Touch a while back, I underwent the task of replacing it myself. Fix in progress: Now that I’ve taken it apart and had a chance to look at it under the covers, I’m much more knowledgeable about how it fits together. The glass LCD touch screen is held • Read More »