Mousetrap Cars – Any advice?

I have to get 7 cub scouts started tonight on creating a mousetrap car. This is in addition to the pinewood derby car they are already working on, and some are working on LEGO robotics creations as well. I’ve Googled it, bought some supplies (but still...

Celestron – LCD Digital Microscope (LDM)

I’ve been looking for a microscope for home (for mostly Biology stuff) but you always seem to have to choose between what is basically a cheap plastic toy, an older-style optical model with no built-in lights (let alone a digital camera) or some really expensive...

2008 Goals – Take 2

New 2008 Goal #5: Get better at foosball I really got shamed in the annual tournament this week and need to bring my game up a notch – goal is a top 8 finish next year. #6: Stay involved with the .NET User Group This has been a really great resource for...

2008 Goals – Take 1

So what do I want to publicly set at goals for 2008? The first two are holdovers from 2007 – (#1) being more physically active personally and with the family (bikes, basketball, hikes, etc.) and (#2) finish my Microsoft certification MCPD/Web. New Goal (#3):...

2007’s Resolutions in Review

I’ve been reading and listening to other people’s review of last year, and setting goals for the next year.  I’m not typically a “resolution setter” but I do remember last January having the typical thoughts flow through my...