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
I recently put together a Raspberry Pi media player with a 2.5″ hard disk to go with it. Just the Geekworm board and Pi look a little lonely and not very aesthetically pleasing. I was looking for a case, but … the rest of the story. . . “Custom Art Deco’ish RPi case”Read more
Recently I put together a media player. My house hasn’t seen a stereo in years and I was getting tired of always having to have ear buds in to listen to anything. In the back of my workshop was … the rest of the story. . . “Volumio – little black box”Read more
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
It is that time of year to get the pool back in shape for the upcoming summer. This year involves some scrapping and painting. I don’t mind too much the weather has been good for starting to scrape.Read more
It finally happened. My trusty, hand me down, Fluke 87 gave up the ghost.
Busted one is on the left, donor is on the right.
A friend of mine who is a real electrical hardware engineer gave me his when … the rest of the story. . . “Fluke 87 rip and replace”Read more
Recently I had to replace the hot water heater in our house. Thankfully it was a slow leak from the bottom so major catastrophe. While I was working on it I kept looking around at the pile of parts I … the rest of the story. . . “Spare parts Pipe Lamp”Read more
Raspberry Pi Model 3 into a Mac Plus case
My Raspberry Pi has been sitting on my bench in a little plastic box. It seems so naked and bare; it needed something to spice things up. And I needed another … the rest of the story. . . “Side Project – MacPi Plus”Read more