The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness, and industry.Billy Graham
I hope that when I write about critical thinking skills that people don’t confuse thinking critically with being a critical person. I believe that a smart, honest, friendly person can have excellent critical thinking skills as I also believe that a critical person may not have an ounce of common sense.Continue reading “The Benefits of Thinking Critically”
Hi. My name is Micah. I have a network security degree and I was just hacked. Oh and, “honey, do we know anyone in Tibet?”Continue reading “My $5,150 phone call.”
Alright y’all. Time for another post on how to use a hard working hitch out in the field. By field I don’t just mean rock climbing. This hitch is used in sailing, makeshift fences, holding heavy loads, and leashing a dog. The Clove hitch is often considered one of the most important knots and can be tied faster than reading this paragraph.
Ready. Set. Learn!Continue reading “The Clove Hitch”
Best knot ever. The Bowline knot. Use this knot for climbing, hoisting, catching, tightening, saving, hanging, zip-lining, to name a few.Continue reading “The Bowline Knot”
It happens to me all of the time. I need to cinch something down, like a Christmas tree on the top of my car, or a broken gate that is falling into disrepair (true story, see below). Whatever the case may be my go to is the Trucker’s hitch.
It happens to me all of the time. I need to cinch something down, like a Christmas tree on the top of my car, or a broken gate that is falling into disrepair (true story, see below). Whatever the case may be my go to is the Trucker’s hitch. This hitch allows me to cinch down my rope or webbing to keep a tight hold of an object. When I’m done with the hitch it’s a matter of releasing the end and pulling it a part. No hard knots to untie, no teeth or fingernails required.Continue reading “The Trucker’s Hitch”
Taxes! In the previous years I’ve filed my own taxes. As we have more assets and contribute to different organizes I’ve decided to find a tax guy. That’s right, “I know a guy”.Continue reading “Taxes are coming. Do you known your QCOs?”