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You can pronounce my last name with English rules which sounds like my forefathers ran a dog-breeding business, or the correct way with Dutch rules, 'Bray-der-lawnd, which means "wider land".

My predominant cultural heritage is Dutch, and I try to keep some of that sticking around. I have a decent understanding of the Dutch language and continue to improve it.

My political affiliations are somewhat uncommon for the various demographics that apply to me, and I have a hard time labelling them in a few hundred characters.

In 2018, my wife and I both converted to Catholicism, having been affiliated with various Protestant churches since birth. (More on that here:

I got married in 2013 and we currently have two girls and a boy, plus an annoying dog.

I was born and raised near Vancouver, BC, Canada and moved to the Edmonton, Alberta area when I got married. We now live in a small town of 1,500, 45 minutes north of Edmonton.

In which @[email protected] interviews Anthony Scaramucci and Cliff Stoll, who are both very interesting characters!

Gotta love seeing YouTube comments from other active channels (and it's even better when the comments from another channel you watch).

If all dance music were performed like this, I might actually say I enjoy the genre

I'd love to see some comparisons of the costs of different styles of single-family home (construction type, floorplan style, heating/cooling methods) over the lifespan of the building.

What's your favourite less-common pejorative term for Catholics?

I think my favourite is Pippi in the South Seas

The first of what will hopefully be regular early-morning bike-hours with upward-trending length. (Don't worry, I'm not going to spam every single time.)

He ascended into 5G networks
and is seated at the podcast intermissions
from there he will come to sell us razors and mattresses.
I believe in the Underwriter
the selling of personal data
the engineered virality
the demonetization of the risky
the control of our media
and in collusion of networks

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