Remote Documentaries

About people who live in very remote places. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga – Trappers in the heart of the Siberian Taiga Grizzly Man – Another Werner Herzog one, more about bears than just “living”, but super well done. Alone in the Wilderness Arctic Son: Fulfilling the Dream Antarctica: A Year on Ice […]

Made By: Me

Last week Naysan Naraqi and Josh Janssen from Envato came and shot this short video of me. All the video was recorded in 2 quick days and they had it complete and published before they even left Milwaukee. Pretty impressive! Since being published, I’ve heard from loads of people who connected with some of the […]

Milwaukee Bus Passes

I wasn’t even aware of this, until they are sadly being discontinued.


I’ve been fascinated with the idea of living somewhere cold and remote forever. Someday I’ll do it. Of course Antarctica: A Year On Ice is right up my alley. I’m not sure what the fascination is exactly. I think forced-community through proximity and harsh conditions is part of it. Northern Exposure is my favorite show […]

Less Caloric Rice

From an article in the Washington Post: tinkering with a new way to cook rice that can reduce its calories by as much as 50 percent and even offer a few other added health benefits. … “What we did is cook the rice as you normally do, but when the water is boiling, before adding […]