The Best Food In Charlottesville – Part 2: Vu Noodles

Vu Noodles is the most unknown among my favorite places to eat in Cville. I would be completely satisfied just alternating between the Ginger Lemongrass Tofu and the Noodles with Tofu Caramelized Onions every other day forever. They are just so good. I know a few people who wouldn’t touch Tofu but will gladly do…

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The Best Food in Charlottesville – Part 1: Lemongrass

The Internet is full of posts about the X best places/items to eat in Y city. Sometimes suffixed with “before you die”. Take for example this one about Charlottesville – 43 Things to Eat in Charlottesville before you die. You can tell that this was written by someone who is not truly a foodie or…

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New Theme, More Blog

If you’ve visited my blog in the last few weeks you might have noticed the new theme. Finally I had to bring the blog into the modern world from the last theme, which was from 2011! I’ve been hunting for themes for a while and was almost ready to make one because I wanted something…

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Virginia Safari Park

Here are some pictures from our trip to the Virginia Safari Park last weekend: Here are some pictures from our trip in 2012: Want to use these photos? – License CC BY-NC-ND

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Wild Berry Season in the Backyard

We’ve always had a mulberry tree in our backyard. A couple of years ago we noticed wild raspberry too, which have now spread a lot. This year we have a new entry to our backyard berries – wild blackberries. And as of now everything is ripe! Here is a gallery of images from today. Click…

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Teaching My Son to Code. Insanity Now. Serenity Never.

A while ago my son, Ahan, started showing some interest in code. He was visiting code.org regularly and dragging random code blocks together to draw patterns. But after a few months of that without understanding much more than a loop is used to repeat things, I decided it was time for him to learn some “real” code….

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Double The Solar = Net Zero House

We more than doubled the size of our solar power system in December and the new system got connected to the grid a few weeks ago. The new system consists of 29 325 Watt (9425 W total) Solarworld Bisun panels with SolarEdge optimizers connected to a 10kW SolarEdge inverter. This increases the total size of our…

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