2019-09-27: Getting the new phone setup this year was a lot rougher than I remember. Stalled 13.1 update, …
2019-09-25: Several apps I use regularly had their own dark mode before the iOS 13 update, but now use the …
2019-09-25: Zoom offered to fix my audio issue if I “just” typed in my admin password. Hell. No.
2019-09-25: Ugh. Just ran into a UISegmentedControl issue on apps built with Xcode 11 on iOS 13. When setting …
2019-09-21: Decided I would try to fix an old compressor that keeps tripping a breaker if there is any pressure …
2019-09-16: New toy
2019-09-16: They make it look so easy on all the YouTube channels I watch.
2019-08-31: Still some painting to do, but landscaping went in.
2019-08-03: And the masons finished up the stonework around the outside today.
2019-08-03: The inside of the bay is all finished.
2019-07-25: Last sunset at the beach before we head back.
2019-07-23: Afternoon showers interrupted our swim.
2019-07-23: Morning walk
2019-07-16: B-29 FiFi in Muncie today.
2019-07-10: There goes the diet
2019-07-10: Afternoon at the museum
2019-07-09: The yellow face, it burns us!
2019-07-09: Battery Park
2019-06-29: First mud is on the walls, and they’ve started putting down the flooring. Windows are supposed to …
2019-06-27: The landings. "ig6uD2tY.jpg", :type="video/mp4", :name="video", :tempfile=#, …
2019-06-27: The launch. Unfortunately, I stopped recording right before the side boosters split off. …
2019-06-24: Some pre-launch wood-fired pizza
2019-06-24: We have a room. Now to chill before we head out to bake for the afternoon.
2019-06-24: Made it to the hotel. Waiting for our room to be ready. About a 1.4 mile walk to the beach.
2019-06-24: Our final state line.
2019-06-24: Day 2. Some where in Georgia.
2019-06-24: That ominous darkness in the distance ended up being some of the most white-knuckled driving through …
2019-06-23: Road trip to see a rocket launch!
2019-06-16: What it looks like from the outside at the moment. Will really bring in tons of light once the …
2019-06-16: The rain the last few weeks really slowed things down, but the bay is now closed-in.
2019-06-02: Guess they’ve been eating away at this for a while.
2019-05-31: Haven’t been to WWDC or its environs in a few years. Really getting the FOMO this time around. I …
2019-05-26: Working on a little fan control circuit for my equipment cabinet. Waiting on some LM35 temperature …
2019-05-07: Day is not starting out well.
2019-05-05: My silicone leaves something to be desired, but it is back up.
2019-05-05: Some light refurbishment
2019-04-25: Anyone know the thermal impact of a cat sleeping on a closed MacBook Pro per chance?
2019-04-14: I only forgot to run the wires through the back of the box twice before punching them down. 🤬
2019-03-23: Countertops came in this week.
2019-02-28: Skookum hard drive platters.
2019-02-27: The other appliances also got delivered.
2019-02-27: Our cathedral to food preservation getting installed
2019-02-26: Knobs on the cabinets. We also have an end panel on the island that was made wrong, so we just have …
2019-02-22: Good progress on setting the cabinets. Apparently our floors are not very level. 1 1/2” drop from …
2019-02-19: First coat is down. The fumes in the house are a bit overwhelming.
2019-02-15: We have cabinets!
2019-02-14: Can you tell we were meant for each other?
2019-02-09: Checking out our skating rink.
2019-02-09: Kitchen update: they framed out the bay window during the spell of warm weather and got it sealed …
2019-01-26: On that note, we have a Kitchen Aid trash compactor and 30” gas Supra range we won’t be using in the …
2019-01-26: Monday they frame out the back wall for the new bay. Big LVLs for the header. All the ceiling …
2019-01-24: Skating rink is open!
2019-01-22: Always amazes me how much this shrinks during the winter.
2019-01-21: Single pane windows don’t work too well when it gets this cold.
2019-01-20: Sam is practicing rolling around where the new island will go.
2019-01-20: Takes forever, but the print quality on the finest setting is pretty good. The bottom support is a …
2019-01-17: Operations have been moved to the living room.
2019-01-17: They’ve left the sink and stove for us to use, but otherwise the kitchen is all cleared out.
2019-01-11: It definitely opens up the space.
2019-01-10: Can start to see what it will feel like opened up. Lots of tracing electrical runs today apparently.
2019-01-09: Wall is about ready to come down now.
2019-01-08: They started opening up the wall.
2019-01-06: All the German aeroplane silhouettes are done finally. Now the British planes. Albatross biplane. …
2019-01-05: Things are going to start getting dusty this week.
2019-01-03: D.F.W. BIPLANE #affinitydesigner #ipad
2019-01-02: Kristin found this while packing up the dining room hutch.
2019-01-01: A strong start to the year!
2018-12-31: While I had the 3D printer going I thought I would start printing off some CAD models I’ve been …
2018-12-30: New house numbers installed. 3D printed some custom mounting standoffs since the stonework is …
2018-12-29: Things have gotten very ugly
2018-12-28: Someone really likes his wand.
2018-12-28: Ian had company while playing smash bros.
2018-12-27: And that my friends is how you crush your enemies under your heel.
2018-12-25: The FUTURE!
2018-12-25: Merry Christmas!
2018-12-20: Our traditional Pizza King anniversary lunch!
2018-12-18: Aviatik Biplane #affinitydesigner #ipad
2018-12-08: Rumpler Taube Monoplane #affinitydesigner
2018-12-03: And I foolishly thought zone 2 would be a relatively early boarding group.
2018-11-26: More work on my World War I aircraft identification poster. The airplanes are a bit more tedious to …
2018-11-24: Cat and cat
2018-11-15: Thankfully the generator fired up. Unfortunately, my extra gas is on the other side of a flooded …
2018-11-13: Lots of ships to draw still.
2018-11-13: Fonts are currently placeholders until I can figure out the best way to deal with the …
2018-11-13: Started spending more time in Affinity Designer on the iPad. Trying to justify upgrading to the new …
2018-11-13: I was randomly locked out of my iCloud account last night, which is a bit disconcerting. Still …
2018-11-08: Testing out the new mastodon cross-posting support on micro.blog. I’m still not sure where …
2018-10-28: Fountain is shut down for the season I guess!
2018-10-28: My weekend new toy. “Hey Siri, turn the lights red.”
2018-10-27: “Oh my god”
2018-10-24: Someone is happy in their sunbeam.
2018-09-24: Someone has their learner’s permit! Took a few spins around the fairground and it wasn’t …
2018-09-15: My brother-in-law is a prof at UCLA, and working to preserve their Betamax collection of local news …
2018-08-24: She does love a good purse.
2018-08-15: Tell me about it.
2018-07-25: We’re not sure either.
2018-07-25: More fine selfie action. Someone should invent a way to get the camera further away from you. A …
2018-07-25: Beaver or groundhog?
2018-07-24: OH: “we’ve got to grab this trip by the animatronic beaver”
2018-07-24: The call to assemble.
2018-07-24: Checking out Old Fort Niagra
2018-07-23: The art of the selfie
2018-07-20: The net tightens.
2018-07-11: This is one complex game.
2018-07-08: A tad smokey.
2018-07-06: Day is starting out well.
2018-07-05: ahh, cookout leftovers for lunch.
2018-07-01: Thankfully, I checked the filament not long after starting, which is why it starts white, but is …
2018-07-01: Zelda mask for Ben.
2018-06-29: Some old-school board gaming
2018-06-24: A professor in her native environment stalks an elusive prey.
2018-06-24: Finally got the fountain running again.
2018-06-22: Finally getting flowers again this year.
2018-06-22: Guess he found a comfortable spot
2018-06-17: Happy Father’s Day everyone!
2018-06-15: Guess I should just pitch these in the garbage then.
2018-06-09: Wedding day!
2018-06-04: You never know what you’ll find in the yard.
2018-06-03: Made a curved ramp to make sure the lawn mower could clear the top of the ramp and not extend too …
2018-06-03: It’s in!
2018-06-02: If our May electricity bill is anything to go on, a/c expense this summer is going to be …
2018-06-01: My father-in-law is a troublemaker if you can’t tell.
2018-06-01: Happy birthday!
2018-05-31: Now all I need is a shed.
2018-05-30: Block is all done.
2018-05-29: Block acquired.
2018-05-28: Think I’m done with all the digging. Lost my shade toward the end. It was brutal.
2018-05-28: First trench
2018-05-27: Footprint strung out. Now for more digging.
2018-05-26: Drop-off isn’t as bad as I had feared.
2018-05-26: Weekend project. New shed coming.
2018-05-25: Ugh, this long upload is so boring. Oh, I remember, I needed to get the cable modem swapped over to …
2018-05-24: My iMac has started freezing for several seconds at a time. Has happened maybe 3 or 4 times since …
2018-05-24: This is a super long-shot, but if anyone out there has a lead on a used English Wheel, send it my …
2018-05-24: Interesting (to me at least): my domain had an IPv6 AAAA record pointing to a different server which …
2018-05-24: The code base is so byzantine, I have resorted to using Xcode’s visual debugger to figure out …
2018-05-24: I finally have a vice in my garage.
2018-05-22: Now to figure out where I can mount this thing. Really need to get a bench in the main garage area.
2018-05-22: That is a much better height.
2018-05-21: Looks like I’ve gotten my micro.blog wired up with Twitter and Instagram. A bit fiddly to get …
2018-05-21: Safety equipment is getting out of hand.
2018-05-20: I’m definitely going to need to procure an English wheel if I want to continue with the metal …
2018-05-20: More shrinking/stretching practice on the stump.
2018-05-20: Urethane coat on. I think we’ll call that done for this year.
2018-05-20: Stain applied. Time for spar urethane.
2018-05-20: On to the staining.
2018-05-20: Got a lot of sanding/staining to do today. But first I need to grab some engrams.
2018-05-20: Grass in the courtyard a bit worse-for-wear this spring. Also need to get the fountain going again.
2018-05-18: Got a sick boy at home today. Sam is keeping him company.
2018-05-15: First attempt at some shrinking/stretching with the stump and sand bag.
2018-05-14: Making a shrinking stump is hard work. I’m sweating out here!
2018-05-14: Happy Mother’s Day!
2018-05-10: Really need to get the Wii U back in the living room. My office is being overwhelmed.
2018-05-06: Spring band concert
2018-05-01: Upper control arm in shape.
2018-04-30: Spent some time in Fusion360 this weekend working on a project idea.
2018-04-27: Weather is finally turning
2018-04-27: Care package from a client today. I think I’ll wait to open after the app gets through review.
2018-04-23: Not looking good
2017-04-25: A new place to start posting my random brain secretions.