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Adobe Tutorials

There are many options and places to get help with Adobe products like Photoshop and Lightroom, but personally I like to start at the source.

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Lightroom Presets

There are two main programs any time someone thinks of editing images, Photoshop and Lightroom. I have used Photoshop for years for editing and creating images for web sites that I've developed, Lightroom is new to me.

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Hot Air Balloon Glow

Billings has an annual Hot Air Balloon event that sends off a lot of hot air balloons and then in the evening they come back, which gives for some cool pictures.

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Endomondo

If you dont track it, did you really even do it? This is a joke, but is a common thought when people share about their workouts or achivements.

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Happy 4th of July

If anyone knows me then they know that 4th of July is by far my favorite holiday. This year we found a new spot to light off a whole bunch of fireworks.

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Highline & Pipeline Trail

It's summer time and that means outside adventures, Geocaching, Endomondo and finding new places and photography subjects.

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GuruShots Results

The votes are in and the results are good. Placed top 100 out of more than 30k entries and more to come.

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GuruShots Contest

My first photography contest with GuruShots. Im going for Newbie of the Week and Most Voted Photograph.

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Patio Garden

It's that time again, starting all the garden projects and seeing what veggies I can get going. I am doing a small Food is Free with seedlings this year too.

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Geocaching

I have been Geocaching since 2008, and it's a great way to get out of the house. I have used it many times when I wanted to go outside but really didn't have an exact place to go.

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*FOUND* Free Hosting Solution

Spent a year researching the most cost effective solution for web hosting while still being able to use up-to-date programming; find out how you might be spending more than you need in this summery.

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Measure Accurate, Buy Once

Ever build anything out of wood and find out the measurements that are given to common pieces are anything but accurate? Me too

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All Hail WD-40

Everyone knows of WD-40 and the 1001 uses that it gets used for other than the lubricating spray that it started out as. I personally have used it mainly for tools and keeping my bike and equipment running smoothly, but there are all kinds of uses and they keep coming.

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RetroPie 1B vs 3B+

I started with a Raspberry Pi 1B, and quickly found the RetroPie, which I created my project JDIY3 - RetroPie. I finally got my hands on a Raspberry 3B+ and wanted to do a comparison between the two.

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Google Local Guides

Google Local Guides is a project that I have been working on for the past couple years. It's a service that relies on open-community sources efforts. Anytime someone shares a review, edit, photograph, video, adds a place, provides an answer...

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Notepad++ = Great

Notepad++ is one of the greatest free solutions for programming I think there is on the market; it has syntax highlighting and allows multiple pages/documents to be open at once.

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No More Minwax at Home Depot

If you want Minwax stains and products, you had better act fast otherwise Home Depot will not have anymore again; they discontinued the product in favor of the Varathane line.

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Bootstrap 4

This is a great web development tool for anyone who is into building a site quickly, and keeping up with technology trends.

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TableTop Simulator

I wanted to focus on community focused projects the past couple of years, and started building and importing games for TableTop Simulator on Steam. I have completed 15 games with have over 8,700 current subscribers.

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Star Wars Books

I started leisurely reading books outside of comic books back in 2015, and started with a story-line that I've always enjoyed, Star Wars. I started with Death Troopers and it was a great book that got me started. I wanted to learn more about the Star Wars story prior to when the movies started.

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Ring of Elysium

I had to put a blurb up about a new game that has captivated me for the last couple months. It's called Ring of Elysium on it's available on Steam.

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