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May 27, 2024: Had an awesome weekend out in Bayfield, WI. Eleven of us spent the weekend kayaking, hiking, and enjoying each other’s company for …

May 18, 2024: First time at Art-A-Whirl! Had a great time looking at art with friends. This wire fish sculpture with pcbs was one of my favorites.

May 15, 2024: Second time at Fox Den in Burnsville! They have a great venue with friendly locals. They are one of the first stores to host events for Grand Archive, …

May 13, 2024: This OpenAI Spring Update with gpt-4o is looking really impressive. Excited to try out all the new features! Especially the desktop app. …

May 1, 2024: I have been following ThePrimeagen for a bit now watching his software development-oriented content. He recently partnered up with some friends and …

Apr 24, 2024: I finally deactivated my account and uninstalled Tik Tok. I needed to get out of that time sucking void and try to spend my time more productively.

Apr 1, 2024: Speaking of more winter sports, I got my dad to come down over easter and treated him to a Wild game vs the Vegas Golden Knights! Heidi and Lance …

Mar 21, 2024: Go Loons! Thank you to @jthingelstad for inviting me along for my first Minnesota United game at Allianz Stadium! Had a great time watching my first …

Mar 18, 2024: Shred Lodge 2024 Made it out to Red Lodge, MT with friends from my hometown area to try snowboarding for the first time! I have to say snowboarding is probably one of …

Mar 16, 2024: Having a good time out at Red Lodge! Second day and I’m extremely sore but determined to get this snowboarding down.

Mar 3, 2024: Had an awesome day out with some great company yesterday! Met up with the Thingelstad’s and went for a nice walk around Lake Harriet. Super …

Mar 2, 2024: Last weekend I got out with my Aunt Heidi to the 2024 Winter Beer Dabbler! It’s a giant event held at the Minnesota Fair Grounds were a ton a …

Feb 19, 2024: Killing two birds with one stone this evening. I’ve wanted to look into other frameworks that can easily implement web API’s and learn …

Jan 28, 2024: Got down to the Mall of America to try Kura!! It’s a conveyor belt sushi place where the food rotates around the restaurant and you pay for what …

Jan 27, 2024: I hit my first 10 min mile today!!! Freaking dying after though 🤣

Jan 23, 2024: My first Wild game was amazing! Got some new found respect for the sport of hockey. Would love to go again. Thank you to my cousin Jamie for inviting …

Jan 21, 2024: Back To My Roots....Literally Been on the weight loss journey for a couple years now and the worst thing is fighting off the hunger. I will say if you plan on going the route of …

Jan 20, 2024: Went out to Broken Clock brewery with Heidi. They opened up a kitchen and had fresh tamales and some pablano potato soup. Great food and beer!

Jan 11, 2024: I made some homemade beef stir fry for dinner tonight and Rosalin says “This is so pretty you should take a picture”! Turned out pretty …

Jan 4, 2024: Having some fun learning Kotlin in Android Studio. Spent a bit of time working on a step tracker app the last couple of days. Got navigation between a …

Jan 1, 2024: The Vikings did not play well last night… We are in a weird situation with not really having a quarterback but still had a fun time with …

Dec 31, 2023: SKOL Vikings!!!

Dec 25, 2023: Out for a walk and tried to snap a pic of the Lignite railroad sign. Might be a bit hard to read… I like the Black and White as recommended by …

Dec 23, 2023: Made it through security! Minot bound in an hour for Christmas. Now to find a cocktail bar and read a book.

Dec 20, 2023: Some app ideas that I’ve shied away from in the past involve some simple database tables but I didn’t want to pay to deploy one or worry …

Dec 17, 2023: Snake Game I wanted to give myself the challenge of recreating a game in Javascript! Took it easy for the first go around with Snake. Used the PixiJS library for …

Dec 14, 2023: Hey it’s been a while… Life’s been busy, but here’s some cookies! I made some cake box cookies like I used to make with my …

Dec 2, 2023: Making homemade scones with Rosalin and Tim! I made blackberry lime and Rosalin has white chocolate and strawberry in the oven.

Nov 10, 2023: In Fargo for the last Bison home game of the season with my old man! ROLL HERD

Oct 29, 2023: Super proud of my friend Blair for completing his Warrant Officer training! I attended his graduation ceremony at Camp Ripley this morning to …

Oct 21, 2023: We are 8.5 hours into When We Were Young 2023 and I’m hitting the wall! Gotta rally for Blink-182 and Green Day.

Oct 7, 2023: Anoka Vintage Fest '23 Went to Anoka Vintage Fest with Aunt Heidi today. Had a great time and found some cool stuff! Wanted to share some of the haul. I got a Naruto shirt …

Oct 4, 2023: Happy Birthday to Rosalin! Had a wonderful dinner at Jax to celebrate. Also Jax was so awesome. I had a grin across my face the whole evening.

Oct 3, 2023: Walk & Talk #1 Hey, it’s been a while. I have been super busy with career advancements, working on health goals, and juggling a social life. I don’t …

Sep 11, 2023: Fitness Update OMG I didn’t realize how much counting your calories mattered. I was just kind of guesstimating through my day before and was getting annoyed …

Sep 1, 2023: Hitting Cardio goals this week! Managed to crank out two 12 minute miles at 5 mph on the treadmill this week. This is the third time I’ve done …

Aug 26, 2023: Minnesota State Fair 2023 This year I joined my Aunt Heidi, her husband Frank, Uncle Lance, Christa, and Eric for my first-ever visit to the Minnesota State Fair! To beat the …

Aug 21, 2023: Switching up the work out routine. Wanted to try something different to compare results with what I was doing before. Especially since I’ve been …

Aug 21, 2023: Pretty proud of myself! Got one of my private student loans paid off before the federal ones kick back in.

Aug 20, 2023: I’d like to put a spotlight on one of my favorite youtube channels HealthyGamerGG. I would say in my generation there is a mental health crisis …

Aug 8, 2023: Got new glasses in the mail from Zenni. First time ordering glasses online and I’m really happy with this new pair especially since they were …

Aug 5, 2023: Unfortunately, I contracted the plague from those little germ balls known as babies. I will return to posting soon but I have a word of advice to …

Jul 16, 2023: Working remote this week in my hometown so I can visit friends and family. My father, Tim Chrest, has been brewing beer for years now and he grows his …

Jul 12, 2023: My First Custom Keyboard One thing that I never thought I would get sucked into was the world of custom keyboards. I believed that the builds all looked super cool, but they …

Jul 9, 2023: Intro to Linux My legs are still sore from yesterday so I spent a lot of time planted at my desk today. Thought now would be a good time to finally dive into some …

Jul 8, 2023: Military Training Got up at 3 this morning and drove to Camp Ripley north of St Cloud to run with one of my best friends Blair. Blair had to complete a 10k in a little …

Jul 5, 2023: Summer Fun Runs Excited and extremely anxious for this Saturday. My friend Blair from college has some military training exercises this weekend and friends and family …

Jul 4, 2023: I’ve been using chat gpt for a bit now for a lot of different use cases. Getting inspiration, helping with business writing, and generating …

Jun 27, 2023: Bought my ticket to go to MinneDemo38! Excited to see what cool new innovations people are working on. Also will be my first MinneStar event. Looking …

Jun 24, 2023: Made it up to Bismarck, ND to the Wahus family reunion. Had a blast up there, but what I was looking forward to the most was hitting the trails with …

Jun 15, 2023: So, I guess I’m behind on this news, but I stumbled upon Spotify’s AI DJ. I was aware of the new AI integration building playlists from …

Jun 9, 2023: Had some USB slots on my motherboard stop working. Must have shorted or something cause I couldn’t repair it on the software side. Thankfully …

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Jun 6, 2023: Looking forward to the summer months! BBQs, pool parties, and fun in the sun. Snapped this picture last year down by the Hennepin Avenue Bridge. The …

Jun 6, 2023: To be honest, I was a bit skeptical about the Apple Vision at first, but after more thought this product is going to be revolutionary. My initial …

Jun 4, 2023: Had an awesome time checking out the Edina Art Fair this evening with @jthingelstad. One of my favorite stalls was A. D. Hogan’s and his …

Jun 4, 2023: Hello World! Micro.blog