Kevin Sanders


Believe it or not, it wasn't until a few years ago I truly understood what introversion was. I knew I was introverted, but I thought it meant I was more inward-thinking and preferred my own com...

Using Microsoft Office 365 for Business as an individual

It’s been a while since I’ve updated where I’m at with my “Microsoft experiment”, but in short, it’s dead now….

Why I left Facebook

I unfollowed so many people that Facebook essentially became a stream of ads. I started visiting Facebook less and less. Once I realized why, I knew it was time to leave.

2016 Year in Review

2016 wasn’t as eventful as 2015, but it still had a lot going on.

Amateur radio installation in a 2016 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

I traded up my 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee for a 2016 Ford F-150 this fall. I liked the Jeep, but…

Des Moines police asked the scanning public for help after shootings

Shortly following the shootings is when the Des Moines police first looked to the public for help. Now that we’re in the age of online scanner streaming and scanner apps, law enforcement radio systems are being upgraded and encrypted to keep the public and the press in the dark. Des Moines police apparently found value in letting the public listen in to their dispatch traffic after gunshots rang out leaving two police officers dead.

Running the seasons

As we soak up the last day of summer and the trees start dropping their leaves, we're reminded that change remains a constant. Runner Jeff Dougherty put together almost 100,000 pictures and ran...

Race report: Iowa National Guard No Man’s Land Trench Run 10K+

I’m not in as good as shape as I was last year, coming off of an injury after the half…

Reviewing the Microsoft experiment: Band 2 held back by faulty hardware, frequent tears

I was pretty enthusiastic about the Microsoft Band 2 in my earlier review as part of the Microsoft experiment (previously)….

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