Tech-Ed in Atlanta

This draft was originally written in 2011. It was unfinished. I am publishing it now unfinished. I will say that due to the wishy-washy nature and bad communication of my manager at the time, I missed going on an Alaskan Cruise with my family. The manager told us we were going to drive to Atlanta.… Continue reading Tech-Ed in Atlanta

Jury Duty

So, I just had Jury Duty for the first time. I was actually on the jury. Upon retrospect, to an outsider, the case might appear to have been open-and-shut, but it didn’t shake down that way in the deliberation room. We had a lot of difficulty reaching our decision. Also, many weird events took place… Continue reading Jury Duty

Equinox Repair

So the exhaust on our equinox started sounding like a redneck 4×4. I took it to Car-x and discovered that there was a broken line for something called the “egr valve”. apparently this thing returns some unspent exhaust back into the engine and re-burns it or something. googling it, I found a forum post that… Continue reading Equinox Repair

Deck Project

Old railing is rickety and rotten. an entire section is weird …   Probably for a hot tub that was never installed. So I bought this lumber…. Began making Mortise & Tenon joints Using a Mortiseing tool   The big bit wouldn’t work; had to use a smaller one   and use a hammer &… Continue reading Deck Project

Java dice rolling app

another fun night of Java… I managed to finally make the server parse client input, looking for a "d" that has int’s in front of, and behind, it. so you can chat regularly, then type "1d20" and it’ll roll, then send the result. This thing i scraped off the internet, out of the box, is… Continue reading Java dice rolling app

Besthoroscopesonline, DottedLineMedia (1-800-331-0500) is a SCAM!!

BEWARE! Check your Cell Phone Bill for frivolous charges with this listed as a service. Here’s the full story: My wife received a text message on her phone. It was written in typical text fashion; broken, abbreviated words; random strings of codes. But one part stood out; at the end, it said “Txt STOP 2… Continue reading Besthoroscopesonline, DottedLineMedia (1-800-331-0500) is a SCAM!!

Pseudopolis, land of wonder

The Craftizens of Pseudopolis have been quite busy. Macleod’s working on the pyramid: I’ve been working on my model of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. First pic is from a couple weeks ago… second was taken minutes ago. It’s still not even probably half done; but the… Continue reading Pseudopolis, land of wonder

Minecraft Update

going to build this   like this:   and Macleod’s building a Mayan pyramid: