Mon, 18/Dec/2017 11:32

Dirt

I have been moving dirt. Tonight I moved more than a cubic yard. Our yard has a lot of little wholes, I believe from a dog that used to live here. So I have been…

Garden

We have been working hard to put in a garden. We are using the Square-foot Gardening Method with raised beds. I picked up some 2x6 redwoods from the kull bins at…

The Cloud

DropBox, Mozy, Carbonite, the cloud vs SpiderOak. What does Spider Oak have that the other guys don't have? User side encryption as well as true cross platform…

Fall of a titan

I do not like Skype; I never have and never will. I was introduced to Skype some years ago (early 2005) by a friend who insisted that it was pronounced like…

HR214

I bought a used mower the other day, a Honda HR214. It is well used and needs a good cleaning. When I found the offer on craigslist, it said it would start on the…

The source of all knowledge

I have avoided using Wikipedia as much as possible as well as not refering to it. I feel that it can too easily be inaccurate and biased. I often call it "the…

Web hosting

I have had my own website for some time, since '95, which was probably before most people even knew what a website was.I did have help from others of my ilk who had…

Elegant art

The most beautiful and elegant piece of art on the Utah State Univ. campus is now errected and the cliched ribbon literally cut. I had a small part in it and many…

Sad certainty

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." On this day, the deadline for when taxes are normally due, we are deeply saddened.

Password recovery

I acquired two surplus computers about four years ago. One is 1.2 GHz with 764 MB of RAM and a 20GB hdd, Not much but sufficient to run sshd, sambad, and apached.…
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