I'm easily amused, which is good because just after I turned thirty it became clear–by way of two jets slamming into some tall towers in New York–that history had plans for us. Ever since, things have become progressively less stable, comprehensible, and .. well, fun! I've spent most of the intervening years either run off my feet with hectic jobs or abruptly unemployed. Becoming a parent certainly didn't relieve any pressure, and entering middle age has only added to the sense that life is becoming a bit of a slog.
Amusements are my way of defusing. I try to be creative or at least productive about those amusements which is why my amusements might resemble work.
In my final year of University, I wrote a routine that models the evolution of a terrain due to water erosion. Here's the code. I'm so old that this was written for DOS!
Ramblings about LEGO, and links to the instructions for the sets I've got.
Here's where I got really over the top. I made my own rules for the game, modify its behaviour and adding a number of new resources. Hey, the designers forgot salt and copper!
An aging nerd's update to the classic dungeons and dragons game.
I've been keeping aquariums since I was a kid. Here are some notes for a friend.
2019 regulations for Ontario fisheries management zone 16
2019 fishing regulations for Zone 20 in Ontario.