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Willys Jeep: Engine Bay Paint (Pictorial)


Quick and dirty pictorial of the painting of Porkchop’s Engine Bay. With the issues surrounding the electrical, I figured I’d take the opportunity to repaint while the wires and several other pieces were out of the way.   Advertisements

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Review: Glucose Buddy (iOS App)


App Name: Glucose Buddy Version: 3.7.0 Developer: Azumio Date Updated: October 12, 2012 Cost: Free; up to $13.99 for additional features Overall Score/Value: D+ A part of the ongoing review of diabetic glucose applications for iOS/iPhone. Executive Summary Tap. Tap. Tap. Tap. An all-around painful experience with useless charting capabilities, whose only saving grace is the tight integration with a…

Review: mySugr (iOS App)


App Name: mySugr Version: 3.9.0 (Current version 3.10.0) Developer: mySugr GmbH Cost:  Free, in-app purchase for full version $2.99/month, $27.99/year, $139.99/lifetime Overall Score/Value: B+ A part of the ongoing review of diabetic glucose applications for iOS/iPhone. Executive Summary The ease of entry for this diabetic logbook app pushes it to the current winner’s circle as the least onerous utility for…

Review: The Order 1886 (VG)


Arguably one of the most beautiful, photo-realistic video game ever created, the gorgeous The Order: 1886 looks like it should have been an instant top 3 games of all times. In fact, if you go by screenshots or gameplay trailers alone, you could even be duped into questioning anyone’s willingness to pan such a glorious achievement. Unfortunately, the beauty with…

Rant: Diabetic Insulin Pumps, A Giant Leap Backwards


I’m a diabetic. Unlike some people who seem to take great pleasure in identifying themselves and building personal brands as diabetics, I don’t like talking about my diabetes. For more than 30 years I’ve worked hard to minimize others’ association between myself and the disease, hopefully with a modicum of success. I’m going to step outside myself this once to indulge…

Review: Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture (VG)


I just finished Everbody’s Gone To The Rapture, a gorgeous, non-linear mystery storytelling tour-de-force, that is not without some minor problems. Review: 2 out of 10. Recommend if you’re in the right frame of mind for a snail’s-pace non-linear story, but if you’re looking for something other than a sci-fi walking simulator, you’ll be disappointed.

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