3225 miles (a railroad adventure)

I’m taking a long train ride during the Holidays this year. It’s a 3,225 mile journey from my hometown in Virginia to San Diego, California. This is something I have wanted to do (and talked about) for the past two...

30 miles (a bike ride)

Strava / Bike Computer

The Bicycle

Favourite Music

Oh? Have I not ever shared my playlist of the greatest music ever? I listen to about 10,000 songs a month and I haven’t bothered to tell the world outside of Rdio what that consists of. Here it is.

Half-Deaf: the trial

Today I woke up without much hearing in my left ear. Not a world-changing event by any means, but today has been rather interesting because of it. Here is a list of observations: Hearing a bus in my right ear...

Zip Ties

My roommates would probably rate this more in the “That’s not okay for Kyle to have” category, but I love zip ties. I seriously use these things for everything. Right now they are literally holding my room together (as opposed...

The Metro

For those who have not been introduced to America’s second largest transit system, it’s called the WMATA and it’s located in Washington, DC. I recently commuted up there for my summer job and occasionally needed to skip the six block...

On Node.js

Over the past summer, I have fallen in love with Node.js. I finally understand async programming and think it has a great place in the work that happens here at Hotchkissmade. It is a great, lightweight way to do many...

On Microbursts

I bet you are scared of tornados. Everybody is. The entire concept of the wind spinning into a funnel leading to the sky is completely disturbing. The damage they often do is horrifying. But I learned something the other night....