Read Some Books in 2017

A few of my favorites: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (Gregory Hays Translation) (5/5) My favorite book. I read it annually. Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss (5/5) Redundant with his podcast, but still worth reading. Really looking forward to reading Tribe of Mentors in 2018. The Tale of the Unknown Island by JosĂ© Saramago (5/5) […]

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Replaced the Disc Drive on My Wii

Wii Disassembled

Over the last several months, our Nintendo Wii has been intermittently rejecting discs after making a clicking sound (see a video of the problem here). Recently, it started rejecting all discs. I tried cleaning the disc laser, but the problem persisted. Despite my best attempts to find an easy solution online, I concluded the entire […]

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I Went to Italy

…and this is what I learned. My wife and I recently returned from a 9-day vacation through Rome, Vernazza, and Venice. The trip was originally inspired by Instagram posts by Richard Betts and Sarah Tveidt. Around the first of the year, we started to crunch some numbers and compare work schedules, eventually deciding we could make […]

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