Upcoming Photo Shoot – Minnesota 24

Saturday, August 25th through Sunday morning I will be shooting the Minnesota 24 mountain bike race at Memorial Park in Red Wing, MN.  The MN 24 is a 24-hour bike race where riders compete in solo or in different team … Continued

Photo Shoot – MN Rusty Ride

August 18th. 25,50,100 mile MTB races over rough terrain in northern Minnesota. This past weekend I went up to the Cuyuna Lakes MTB trails to shoot the inaugural MN Rusty Ride, put on by Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists (MORC). It was a blast. … Continued


Pyroblogg has made a slight change in address. Instead of being located at http://blog.pyrodogg.com the blog is now located at http://www.pyrodogg.com/blog Please update your bookmarks and/or links to this site. There should be no change in the RSS feed address … Continued

Missouri River Flood 2011

In my last few days in Bismarck I’ve been observing the flooding of the Missouri River in town. Due to unexpectedly heavy spring rains in eastern Montana and above average snow pack in the Rockies, the Missouri river has been … Continued

Cut Turn and Burn

On October 16th I attended “Cut, Turn, and Burn” an event at the Twin Cities Maker Hack Factory.  The class was hosted by Pete McKenna who covered the basics of 2D and 3D product modeling, and turning those models into … Continued


Over Labor Day weekend Brit and I decided to try making a super bubble wand. This idea came from this video of Sterling “The Bubblesmith” Johnson. We went to the Chief Lookings’ Village park in Bismarck which overlooks the Missouri … Continued

Happy Birthday!…to me

Yesterday, February 8th was my 23rd birthday.  I received ‘The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes‘ , a Bliptronic 5000 and a fantastic dinner from my girlfriend, Brit.   I know of a few other gifts that should be arriving in the mail … Continued

Merry Christmas

I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. I hope that you are enjoying the holiday with your family or other close loved ones. If you faced travel I hope it went smoothly and you arrived safely at your … Continued


The reason Facebook has pulled this bait and switch on it’s users is because it’s actually part of their business model. Get users to input trusted information, use that information in combination with information gathered from their friends to sell targeted advertising, Profit. Letting you keep your information to your self, if you so chose, was costing Facebook money they could have been bringing in from more specifically and more easily targeted ads.

BisHack Launch

BisHack.com Launced Today! BisHack is my attempt to spark some interest for a hackerspace in Bismarck.  I essentially want to continue the great times I had back in Minneapolis with the folks from TC Maker. Since I’ve set up my … Continued