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I’m a Stock Holder

I’m watching Seattle Shut Up & Drive on On Demand and noticed some GoPro’s inside then cars and immediately I yell, I’m a stockholder. On June 25th GoPro launched its IPO, and despite my reservations regarding Loyal3′s share allocation decision, I was issued shares and even purchased more through a brokerage account. I’m pretty stoked…

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Pan Handlers and Bums in Smokey Point

Living around the Smokey Point area I’ve noticed many changes for the better. Costco, Target, Bostons, Petco, IHop, Red Robin, and Buffalo Wild Wings have opened up on the Marysville side with new construction going in on the Arlington side. The area is really blooming. Now it seems Smokey Point is now becoming a stomping…

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My Side Work Project is Coming Along

After college I started getting into SEO and social media market, even before there was such a term, and it lead to doing off-site SEO for startups, myself, and friend’s websites. After a period of time and with all Google’s algorythym updates I became less interested in doing SEO for others. Since then, I’ve doing…

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Won a Award for Best Restored Truck

Today kicked ass! Like more ass than I’ve ever kicked! It was the Big Rock Classic Car & Truck show in Duvall Wa. The shows was packed with a lot of great cars & trucks and people. Before getting into it, I would like to say the people, attendees, staff, all the vendors, sponsors, and…

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Getting Some Work Done

One project I’ve been getting rolling is Snohomish County’s home valuation tool. For many years, I’ve been building, rebuilding, fixing, learning, and working on the Team’s real estate website. The interwebs constant evolution makes it difficult to stay on top, stay in-front of consumers, implementing better technology and services then competitors while creating useful conversion…

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Carriage Works Roll Pan and Exhaust Tips

The next step in the Silverado’s upgrades is now complete – the exhaust and roll pan. The roll pan is a Carriage Works with square cutouts and matching chrome exhaust tips. Hoping for an aggressive yet not over the top look. Thinking it would be a weekend job, HA. Wrong again Tobster. As to avoid…

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Flat Black Paint Job on the Silverado

Today concluded the second largest step in the roll pan project, putting paint on. A few weeks ago the truck when to Dreamers, in Everett, where they welded the Carriage Works pan in, doing one hell of a job, and since then I’ve just been keeping the rust down. With Sun out and armed with…

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Jewels Cichlids laid Eggs

One day after adding flat rock behind the castle, in a tank that’s only 3 months old, our Jewels laid their second, the first set didn’t last long, batch of eggs. It’s hard to see but the reddish rocks behind the castle is where the fish humping took place. Joy and I thought about posting…

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The Oso slide outside Arlington Washington

Image from KUOW.org On Saturday March 22nd, just outside the city of Arlington, in a small community called Oso, happened a landslide of massive proportions. The single largest natural disaster in Snohomish County’s recent history, the 530 mudslide has impacted families & friends alike with deaths and injuries, raised homes and structures in the slide…

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Watch “My New World Cichlid Tank” on YouTube

I just took a short video of our New World Cichlid tank. The tank stats are: – 92 gallon corner tank – API XPL filter will ceramic rings and sponges – LED lights with glass top & 2 heaters From what I’ve read, this being my first tank, priests like natural looking tank escaping but…