Hot Sauce!

A few weeks ago I had my friends over to hang out and play games.  We did some catching-up, we goofed around, we played some silly games, and had a good time.  In the middle of our tomfoolery, I thought it would be a good idea to sample some hot sauce.  And, like any enterprising individual these days, I filmed it for your entertainment. A video in which I and my friend Matt sample hot sauces provided by our pal Jesse.  Matt did well.  Pleas...

On the Matter of Practice

I've recently taken up competitive shooting as a hobby, and it's left me thinking a lot about what it means to practice. In art and other creative type things, practice usually means “doing the thing a lot.” You make lots of art. Draw lots of things. Make lots of paintings. You get good by doing. But drawing all the time isn't necessarily “practice,” now is it? Practice is studying with your hands. It is a critical and often methodical examination of an activity combined with the repe...