Monthly Archives: January 2011

49er Pride: The Forty F*****G Niners T-Shirt

The San Francisco 49ers, how you gave me such enjoyment in my youth, and how you give me such anguish now.  I can’t complain, I was born into rooting for the dynasty of the 80’s.  It could have been much worse, I could have been born in to a Browns family; running around the recess […]

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Making an Audio Helmet: Giro G9 & Sennheiser HD-201

I bought a used snowboarding setup off of Craigslist at the end of last year, which I will write about soon, but for now I’ll just say that it’s probably my favorite purchase of the last couple years. I think it’s the reason I am actually not minding this winter the Northeast is having. In […]

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Pierogis: Buffalo Chicken & Blue Cheese

After spending Saturday snowboarding in Vermont I needed to enjoy NFL Championship Sunday frugally. That meant no Red Star or Mulholland’s or meeting friends at some sports bar in the city. What it did mean was staying at home to watch the games. I don’t really mind this option as my couch is comfortable and […]

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Where: Brooklyn by way of California

The places I’ve lived have certainly helped mold me into the man I am. So for a little background: I’m currently living in Brooklyn, New York (4 years+). I grew up mostly in Northern California. My parents are still there, but all my sisters now live around Los Angeles. I have also spent portions of […]

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What: Self-Reliance

This isn’t about lifehacking, or hardcore DIY, or any type of master plan. This is about taking back aspects of life that seem to have been lost or forgotten. Aspects that may lead to a more fulfilling and engaging existence. A life where we stop racing toward the finish line and start enjoying the race. […]

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Who: Ryan Armbrust

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Ryan Armbrust, age 28.  That’s me on a recent snowboarding trip.  I grew up around the country, including Tennessee and Texas, but I call Northern California home.  I moved to New York City in 2000 to go to college; a little over four years ago I migrated (or immigrated according to at least one person) […]

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