Box forts. Pillow and couch cushion forts. Paper bag puppets. Make homemade playdough (takes a lot of salt). Make sugar cookies or homemade pizza (surprisingly easy and delicious). Build a gingerbread house. Go for a walk/drive and see people's Christmas lights. » 12/19/14 6:48pm Yesterday 6:48pm

Simplify and add lightness?

Great to hear that it's running. My dad had similar issues when trying to get a Honda 70 cc trail bike running. My brother had bought it off a teach of his for $20. It had been sitting in a field for a few years, and mice had eaten off half the insulation. He was only able to get it running… » 12/19/14 1:12am Yesterday 1:12am

I know how you feel. I have a similar variety of interests. I've come to the conclusion that I like learning - learning woodworking, automotive things, cooking, photography, computer programming. I just need yo find someone that'll pay me to learn. » 12/18/14 4:37pm Thursday 4:37pm

I was actually thinking earlier today - how big is the engine in one of these? Something that size might work well in a plug-in hybrid. Just something small to run a generator when you start pushing your range, like the BMW i3 has. » 12/16/14 9:44pm Tuesday 9:44pm

That's awesome. There was an Australian fellow by the name of Rob Gray who did something similar. He wrote all about his build and their travel on the road. It's a pretty good read: » 12/16/14 9:38pm Tuesday 9:38pm