Two American astronauts rode into orbit via a private company, SpaceX, for the first time. What was the cost to get there, this time?
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When hearing “Pipeline”, you might visualize a sprawling industrial complex supporting oil refineries and distribution in your mind. The opposite of peaceful nature. In Richmond, Virginia—“Pipeline” is synonymous with access to nature—right in the middle of the city proper. Pipeline... View Article
There is a hidden island sanctuary just 20 miles from the city of Richmond, Virginia teeming with nature. Presquile, a National Wildlife Refuge, lies in the middle of the James River. The island habitat exists without roads or private development. The... View Article
A gentlemen named Toby reached out to me from DK Publishing in December of 2014. He found me by way of posts I contributed in various LEGO communities and a small parts store I run on BrickLink. Toby was writing... View Article
Were the Moon Missions Worth the Cost? Are Humans Doomed to Earth? My father had his 60th birthday recently. Every so often I hear a story from him about how “things have changed” in the U.S.. He likes to distill the “things”... View Article
I’ve recently taken an opportunity to teach my area of expertise at The George Washington University, in Washington, DC as an adjunct professor. I was fortunate enough to be invited to instruct a skills-focussed, graduate-level course for GWU’s School of... View Article
The topic of returning to the moon has gained great interest in recent times as NASA has indicated that it intends to re-explore our closest space neighbor. America is working hard to incorporate the private sector with SpaceX recently sending... View Article
I was recently interviewed by a well regarded publication, Education Week, as it relates to my entrepreneurial background, the Apps4VA hackathon competition, Daymuse Studios, and a recent project of mine: Predictive Outcomes.
I’ve built up some packing light tips over the years. I’ve had my fair share of overpacking and under packing for trips around the world through the years. Overpacking is far worse. I wish I had some of these packing... View Article
It seems like I’ve been on a bit of a health insurance kick lately. Sadly, affordable individual health insurance has been a big road block to getting to the meat of operating a business as an entrepreneur lately. The problem is top-of-mind.... View Article