March 16, 2014
Solar Messenger Bag
Now that I commute via train, my Phone, Kindle, and Bluetooth headphones are getting a lot of use. Since I have a terrible memory and forget to charge them, I wanted some "backup" power. I looked into making a Mintyboost (a device charger that can use AA batteries), but decided to take it a step further and go solar.
March 09, 2014
Halloween 2013 - "Waiting" graphic
For the past few years, I've tried to wear a work-related costume to the office for Halloween, since my co-workers are really the only one who'll see whatever I make. May as well target it to them.
This year I decided to be a "Please Wait" spinner graphic, sometimes also called a "Whirlygig". I modeled it after the spinner we use on one of our internal websites.
March 08, 2014
Halloween 2013 - Homemade Lego Darth Vader and Leia costume
I was bit saddened by this, as it made the actual viewing of the movie a bit anticlimactic ("Wow, this is just like the Angry Birds game!"). But on the plus side, Darren's request for a Halloween costume this year was Darth Vader. LEGO Darth Vader, to be precise. And Ally chose Princess Leia. So I got to make some cool costumes.Continue reading "Halloween 2013 - Homemade Lego Darth Vader and Leia costume"