After a long, busy week Friday was welcomed. When I got home the kids let me know I had a package, from overseas. Huh, I haven’t ordered anything lately. It was pizza night so the package was forgotten for a … the rest of the story. . . “Friday Surprise”Read more
Oh, there is much to tell, but here is the teaser. I have a Platt Book of Keweenaw county that has been handed down in my family. It from G.F. Sanford Company circa 1880. Some of the names are different … the rest of the story. . . “Keweenaw County History”Read more
A shout out to the great gang that put together the Run BSD sticker drive. our donation went to the FreeBSD Foundation.
FreeNAS Server as it is currently
- SuperMicro X9SCL-F E3-1230 Xeon
My definition of a shiny penny moment follows:
‘joyous exploration” is define as “the recognition and desire to seek out new knowledge and information, and the subsequent joy of learning and growing.” – Todd B. KashdanRead more
Well Apple has done it to me; they are making me look elsewhere for my OS needs. I have been with Apple since an Apple Plus and have used Apple products my whole career. … the rest of the story. . . “BSD v Linux – Battle for My Desktop”Read more
My prayers go out to the good people at PCBway.com that helped make this project possible as well as other effected. And anyone effected by the outbreak.
first post of the New Year and it is covering my (last … the rest of the story. . . “First post of the New Year – not really, just kidding’”
This is a quick update to the hardware for the BigArtMess (BAM). I was going to give it a little classier name, but I like it.
I was a stumped for a couple of days as what to use for … the rest of the story. . . “B.A.M. update to the update”Read more
The other night I was puttering around, looking in my box of goodies to see what I brought to play with. I usually grab a few items and then see what inspires me along the way. Tonight it is two … the rest of the story. . . “Simple, scrolling, RTC clock”Read more
ItsyBitsy: Simple Time, Date, and Temp
I am stewing over a clock project. It has been on my bucket list of projects to complete. I have made a couple in the past, but simple and using 7-segment displays. I have … the rest of the story. . . “ItsyBitsy Time, Date, and Temp”
I took a break this evening from my work on the SPPBL. I have been learning Python for work and thought this would be a good time to work on my Circuitpython as well.
Before work I dug … the rest of the story. . . “ItsyBitsy & CircuitPython”Read more
SPPBL version 2.0
Version 2.0 has taken on a life of its own. It is also my biggest most complete project to date. It is kind of cool to see all those little bits and pieces start to come together. … the rest of the story. . . “SPPBL – version 2.0 Update”Read more