James William ‘Jimmy’ Stout was born on April 20 1964 to Melodie and Jim Stout in Downey, California. Jimmy was very close with his father, who was a pro-sport fisherman and brought his son on deep sea fishing trips for several days at a time. Jimmy was also the first of a gang of six cousins in their family…
A waking world of innocence So grave those first born cries When life begins with needles and pins It ends with Swords and Knives Oh dangerman, oh dangerman Your blade fits like a glove When forged in steel Time cannot heal That blood red bond of love In times of trouble you’re an open book… Continue Reading Swords and Knives
It’s a common theme in our conversations about the unimaginable, or the unfathomable. In the wake of my father’s passing on Christmas Eve 2016 we had need to settle his estate with my brother, who I am keeping distance for both of our well-being
Mom and I have been your age, we live different lives in a different generation. Many things have changes, but the fundamentals stay the same, and I hope you can take some of this into your lives as you grow and see more of the world. No matter what, we will always be there for… Continue Reading Advice to my teenagers:
Walking down Market St. in San Francisco just at the south side Powell St. entrance to the BART station is a place that is known to be frequented by megaphone preachers. It seems like a tourist spot for well-intentioned firebrand salvation peddlers who find the evils of the city to be worthy of amplified castigation.… Continue Reading What the [H]ell?
We rented a 26′ camper for a few days and drove myself and Blakeleigh to The Gorge for 3 days of Phish. Absolutely glorious good times! Now get back to work!
I heard this in a a sentence recently and laughed at the dead on accuracy of it: Do not do what you wouldn’t want your daughter to do! Self-respect seems to mean a lot of things different people, but what was it to me? Finding it was a struggle, but maybe one that came easier… Continue Reading New Year’s Resolve: What is Self-Respect?
No stories about how this was good, or how Aunt Bonnie inspired me to make this. Only recipe!Prep 10 min, Cook 45-60 min Here’s what you will need – CHICKEN! ** The above diagram translates to 2-3 lbs chicken – cut into chunks using the most badass knife in your block Armoatics Oil: olive, coconut,… Continue Reading Kickass creamy chicken soup.
The basic solution that streaming video provides is that an entire video file does not need to be downloaded before it is viewed (yay). Little chunks of media are grabbed for playback in order to achieve the same effect. The one caveat is that the media must be received as fast of the player consumes… Continue Reading Streaming Video tricks – Publishing Adaptive Bit Rate with MPEG-DASH
You want stories of how this sustained me through the first world war in the trenches South of France? Of course not! It’s just a good soup for coming out of winter! What you need, and there’s a lot… but it’s worth it! 7 cups chicken stock or low-sodium broth 2 cups water 4 chicken… Continue Reading Chicken Verde Pozole