The State of Email

I run my own mail server. I'll pause while you recover from that news. So, why do I do that? Well, I'm a little extra, and I need to. More than that, I run my own spam filtering. As part of this whole setup, I've ended up becoming a lot…

2022 Thor Tellaro L 30-Day Review

First off, some text for the search engines. The Tellaro also goes by the name Sequence, which has different cabinetry colors. This difference is because LazyDays sells the Tellaro and CampingWorld sells the Sequence. It's silly, and also I found both of them at both brands in my searching. Of…

Why I bought an RV

In 2021, I finished the conversion of a Dodge Grand Caravan into a lightweight campervan which I used to visit all 32 of Indiana's state parks and lakes. The original goal was to try out the concept and see how much I would or could use it and what improvements…

Squeezing the Pump

With fuel prices rising, and that trend likely to continue, I wanted to share my notes about how to get the best price at the pump. I've spent, well, entirely too much time researching and tracking this over the last 18 months so now you can benefit from that. Number…

Review: USB-C Laptop Charger

Have you ever found yourself thinking "I'd love to charge my laptop/tablet/other high power USB-C PD device in the car efficiently and without using a bulky inverter?" Well, that's exactly the problem the PWR+ solves. In my testing it's extremely efficient (64 watts from the battery to charge…

Charlestown and Falls of the Ohio

This trip I took my dog with me, and I have to say. Charlestown is an excellent park with some very good moderately techincal trails. Normally, I'd like to cover a little more distance but doggo really seems pretty tired so we'll call it good. I did take the opportunity…

An Approachable Guide to Being a Better Consumer

Many of us have been conditioned over the years to buy the best, or the cheapest, or the thing that's never let me down before. Today, I'd like to talk about buying the "goodest" instead. 2020 was a rough year, and it demonstrated the outright greed and corruption in every…

World Autism Awareness Day

First off, thanks for clicking through to read this. I know you're getting inundated with stuff about this topic, and I appreciate you taking time to read an #actuallyautistic perspective on what this day means. First off, because I think it's the most important thing. If you give money this…