Author: Garstor

Garstor was born in Brisbane, Queensland but lived most of his life in Hamilton, Ontario. After 8 years in Texas, he now lives in Toronto, Ontario. Garstor is enthusiastic about atheism, 3D art, Photoshop and photography. He is a Senior Database Administrator in the financial tech sector.

Sprinting To Re-Blog

Phew! It has been more than a month since I wrote anything! Sometimes time seems to get away from you.

Flying During The Rapture

Tomorrow I am flying up to Canada for a short vacation. A tiny minority of people seem to think that

Benny Gets It Wrong…Again

"If man were merely a random product of evolution in some place on the margins of the universe, then his

Science and Anti-Science

Last week, the wonderful Hubble Space Telescope helped provide fresh evidence for the expanding universe. Very cool stuff! Once more,

Bad Astronomy

For the past couple of months, I have been following Dr. Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy blog. This is one of

Exiting The Deep Freeze

Phew! It is melting! The glorious upward tick in temperature started yesterday and I couldn’t be happier about it. Microsoft’s

Ray Traces On Flickr

As previously mentioned, I have experimenting further with ray tracing graphics. It is a fun blending of both art and

Two Years Of Working Out

Somewhere between the middle and the end of January 2009, I walked into the local Gold’s Gym that was a

Australian Flooding

I have been following the stories of the flooding in Queensland with interest and concern. This morning, the stories took

Diving Into 2011

I intentionally delayed my first post of 2011 so that I would not get caught up in the hype of

Re-Entering The Matrix

Another (irrelevant) Christmas Day has passed by and along with it a double-shift. Ouch. Winter weather over Europe stranded the

Return To Ray Tracing

I am getting back into learning more about how to use POV-Ray to create ray-traced graphics. Unfortunately, the POV-Ray documentation

Five Years Ago, Reason Won!

Five years ago today the Kitzmiller v. Dover case ruled that so-called "intelligent design" theory was "a mere relabeling of

Welcome To The Family Ava!

On Saturday, my cousin Erika and her husband Mark welcomed Ava Grace into our family. She weighed 8 pounds and

Happy Birthday Debug!

Today is the day that I have opted to celebrate Debug’s birthday. I’m not sure when she was actually born,

Bicycling Around The World – Part 5

It has been a little over four months since I posted an updated map of how far I have cycled