Books

Book Review: Oathbringer (Stormlight Archive #3) by Brandon Sanderson

I didn't enjoy this book as much as the previous two. A big part of the sense of wonder and discovery from those book is lost as the characters deal with all the problems that have popped up.  There's some weird character stuff going on in this one and ultimately I didn't really enjoy the heroes as much as I did in the previous books... except for Lift.  She is always awesome.

By Trey McIntyre, ago
Food

Holiday Cookies (Part 1)

I've always wanted to just make a whole bunch of cookies for the holidays, but I've never really had the time to plan it out, get all the ingredients, and actually make the cookies.  But now that I'm home on parental leave, I saw an opportunity. So, here are the results!

By Trey McIntyre, ago
Politics

Two Sides to Net Neutrality.

I hate the very idea of Net Neutrality so much. ... But Net Neutrality may be the best way to move forward. I'm not 100% certain and I can see how thoughtful people who start with the same basic premises that I have could arrive at different conclusions here.

By Trey McIntyre, ago
Our Journey

That Baby Smell

I've always heard about the enchanting smell of babies, but I can't honestly say that before having a child I knew what anyone was talking about.  But, I have to admit, I've never spent this much time with an infant before.

By Trey McIntyre, ago
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