Using YouTube-DL

I end up rewatching some YouTube videos fairly often it seems. If I am researching something and want to use it for instructions, or looking at a new trail, I find myself looking at a video at least a few times. But the ads on YouTube have gotten so annoying that I wanted a way … Read more

Android TV – Replace Default Home With 3rd Party Launcher

I recently purchased an Nvidia Shield TV to replace my ancient crappy android TV box that was some ALLCAPS Amazon brand. The Shield TV is great but the default Android TV home screen leaves a lot to be desired. Its incredibly busy looking, hard to find what you’re looking for and the ads/recommendations are very … Read more

Tettegouche State Park & Eagle Mountain Trail

Before the Minnesota DNR changed their park reservation policy, from being able to reserve a site one year in advance to four months, I had made a reservation for the constantly booked Tettegouche State Park in 2020. I had to set a calendar reminder for myself the full year in advance and remember while booking … Read more