I could quote Kurt Vonnegut about being and doing.

But I won't.

What I will say is that a shiny machine is a happy machine, and that to make something shiny takes effort.

[Note, some machines may be dirt-covered and bent, but their design or their intent is what sparkles and gleams.]

So, since I was old enough to wield a screwdriver, I've made things.

Some have been sensible, and some have not.

Here are some highlights.