Category Archives: Personal

Original iPod Shuffle – on Linux

That’s right, I’ve finally found a way to use my old 512mb Shuffle on Linux. Thanks to keyj for making a simple python script in 2006. How it works is you put whatever you want for mp3s onto the shuffle … Continue reading

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Current thoughts

“No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.” – Plutarch It is sometimes hard to remember that we cannot just simply start a process and then leave it be … Continue reading

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Rest in peace, Ashes

Yesterday we had to lay our son, Ashes, down to rest. He was 14 years old and had been with us since we were a young couple in college. I loved that cat more than I realized. He helped me … Continue reading

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Repair Manifesto

iFixit.com has posted their “Repair Manifesto” and it just so happens to be everything that I believe in. Why waste by throwing things out when it could just be fixed?  I repair everything I can from electronics, cars, plumbing, lawn … Continue reading

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Review: Lit soothing on new country single ‘Fast’ (Includes first-hand account)

Digital Journal review link I am so excited, I had to share. Lit, my favorite band from the time I was about 15, is back. And they’re country. Their new song “Fast” actually just made it to #1 on CMT’s … Continue reading

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I’m famous!

I helped design a watch with MWC, and they are now on their website for sale in black and olive! To be fair, I only redesigned an existing watch dial.  The rest is all MWC.  It all started with me … Continue reading

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Why I chose MWC

Anyone that knows me knows that I am very particular on which products I choose to purchase. Things like quality, environmental impact, manufacturing location, and customer service all come into play along with smaller nuances.  So when I was searching … Continue reading

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Quadra 650 – “Quad Serve”

Stock Now (2004) Processor 68040 @ 33 Mhz Overclocked 68040 @ 42 Mhz Hard Drive 250 mb 2.1 gb RAM 12 mb RAM 104 mb RAM CD-Rom 2x CD 4x CD Operation System Mac OS 7.6.1 Mac OS 8.1 The … Continue reading

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My shaving experience

I’ve been shaving now for 15 years of my life.  For most of the first 14 years of shaving, I used a Gillete Sensor Excel twin blade “disposable head” razor.  My dad use to shave with the disposable BIC razors, … Continue reading

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What do you EDC?

EDC is the acronym for “everyday carry.”  Most times this is referencing things in your pocket that you might carry.  Many people include things you wear as well.  For me, this means my EDC stuff includes: keys, pocket knife, wrist … Continue reading

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