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Mustang Mach-E over the Tesla Model Y?

Mustang Mach-E over the Tesla Model Y?

I recently placed an order for a Mustang Mach-E. After posting about it, I was asked why not a Tesla Model Y. I did consider a Model Y, but in the end, I chose the Mustang Mach- E. https://youtu.be/yAk2lC3mlqc In the video, I talk about the performance, range,...

Mustang Mach-E – Design Process

Mustang Mach-E – Design Process

On July 9th, I participated in a webinar with members of the Mustang Mach-E design team. They went over the process of designing the new Mach-E -- from initial design ideas to VR models to clay models to final design. It was an interesting story to see and hear. The...

Mustang Mach-E – Dealer Frustrations

Mustang Mach-E – Dealer Frustrations

https://youtu.be/2-Ns8KkjNEE I converted my Mustang Mach-E reservation to an order on June 27th. It took 7 days to get confirmation from my dealer that they accepted the order and 9 days for it to show up on my Ford.com profile. During those 9 days, I sent many...

I ordered a Mustang Mach-E!

I ordered a Mustang Mach-E!

I reserved a 2021 Mustang Mach-E during the LA Auto Show and just recently turned that into an order. Watch my video to find out more about my Mustang Mach-E order and what comes next! And subscribe to follow my Mach-E from premiere to order to production to delivery!...

Murph 2020 – Home Edition

Murph 2020 – Home Edition

Every year, our gym usually hosts the annual Murph on Memorial Day. They are currently closed for in person training due to statewide COVID-19 restrictions. But they were still able to host a Zoom version of Murph. Several of us joined from home and a few joined from...

Best Gear for Making YouTube Videos (for me)

Best Gear for Making YouTube Videos (for me)

You noticed I added the "for me" in the title? Yeah, no one can pick the best equipment for you. But I can tell you what has worked well for me. My budget wasn't minimal, but it also didn't allow for a lot of high end gear. There are compromises, but I think overall...

Easy WordPress install on Google Compute Engine

Easy WordPress install on Google Compute Engine

This is a tutorial on installing Wordpress from scratch on a Google Compute Engine Instance. I chose to use WordOps to install and configure my LEMP stack for simplicity. WordOps is based on EasyEngine and makes the installation of all of the required components...

10 Ways to Modify for Murph Challenge

10 Ways to Modify for Murph Challenge

Murph is coming up again on Memorial Day. I’ve been training to get ready and have encouraged some friends to join me. But for many people, doing the workout as prescribed is out of the question. In fact, I’ve only done it once exactly as it is written.  Just...