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My blogs, vlogs, and other media.
August 19, 2021
Catching Perseids Meteor Shower in Joshua Tree | Vlog

My buddy and I decided to camp the night in Joshua Tree to catch the meteor shower. Perseids was a great show, the food was amazing and the beers were extra refreshing in the dry desert heat. GearShot with Sony a7S III Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS (SEL24105G/2) Uniden R7 Extreme Long Range Radar […]

August 9, 2021
How to Install Skid Plates on 5th Gen Ford Ranger

I helped my buddy install Shrock Works skid plates. The install includes the radiator skid, engine skid, transmission skid, and transfer case skid with a supporting cross member. The project took about 3-4 hours with two guys working. It can be done with simple tools including but not limited to box wrenches, socket wrenches, a […]

August 1, 2021
Taking Delivery - APG Ford Ranger PreRunner

My buddy dropped off his 2021 Ford Ranger with only 1500 miles on the odometer for it to be fully outfitted by APG (Automotive Performance Group) with their PreRunner configuration. GearShot with Sony a7S III Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS (SEL24105G/2) Uniden R7 Extreme Long Range Radar Detector

June 19, 2021
Campsite DIY Awning in Idyllwild | Stone Creek Yellow Post Sites | San Jacinto Ridge

My buddy and I wanted to check out the offroad trails near Idyllwild. We drove through Bee Canyon Truck Trail into San Jacinto Ridge Truck Trail. We set up camp at Stone Creek Yellow Post Sites and built out an awning on the spot. The next morning we drove through Black Mountain Truck Trail to […]

June 17, 2021
Giving Fiverr Another Try | Fiverr Tips for New Buyers

So last year I signed up for Fiverr and hired two different graphic artists to create a logo and ads. My experience was subpar and left a bad taste in my mouth. I haven't really used them since. This year, when I started to vlog, I began to look for ways to improve the production […]

May 22, 2021
Solo Beach Camping at Oceano Dunes | Pismo Beach

I've been having a constant itch to travel and I try every chance that I get. When I saw available slots to camp at Oceano Dunes, I immediately booked it. This would be my first ever opportunity to solo beach camping at Oceano Dunes. The Legal Battle Oceano Dunes is the only beach in the […]

Hao is...

A Los Angeles raised native that has lived here for most of my life.

My background is in information technology where I have spent more than a decade working as a System Administrator.

I'm a self-proclaimed serial hobbyist and I like to dab my hands into everything that intrigues me.

I created this blog in 2020 to document my hobbies, travels and mixed in a few product reviews. In 2021, I expanded into vlogging.

Join me on my journey and read about my experiences.