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Whole30

Whole30

So tomorrow, I’m starting the Whole30.  It will be an adventure in many ways, and so I’m thinking about blogging about my experience.  I plan on updating every day or two, give an update on what I’ve been eating and how I’m feeling.  Hopefully I […]

Work in progress…

Work in progress…

As you can see, we’re doing some remodeling around here.  We’re not quite done yet, so stay tuned!

When in doubt, Repair Disk Permissions

When in doubt, Repair Disk Permissions

A few months ago, I discovered Urban Terror, a free (as in beer) FPS game based on the Quake3 Engine.  I’m not much of a gamer, so free is right in my price range. But seriously, I’m not a gamer: I play for about 15-20 […]

Facebook removes “little used” privacy feature

Facebook removes “little used” privacy feature

Facebook recently rolled out another change which removed a key privacy setting from users.The setting was called “who can look up your Timeline by name”.  Basically, if you were like me (one of the few people using this feature apparently), you had this set to […]

To Fedora or not to Fedora, that is the question…

To Fedora or not to Fedora, that is the question…

Hello Blog! It’s been a while. Bet you thought I forgot my password. Wrong! *evil-grin* I’ve had a Samsung N150 Netbook since Summer of 2010. For a while, maybe the entire time, I’ve run Ubuntu on it. I’ve never loved Ubuntu, I initially loaded it […]

Lake George Photo and Video

Lake George Photo and Video

A few quick pictures from our recent vacation to Lake George, NY…. And a video too!

Garden 2013

Garden 2013

We finally got our garden planted. We’re growing tomatoes (2 varieties of heirlooms), peppers (red and orange bell and banana), beans, lettuce, cilantro, basil, marigolds, and lavender. After the birth of our little Speck, moving when she was six weeks old, and now chasing after […]

Assignment #1 Shutter Speed

Assignment #1 Shutter Speed

  As I mentioned in a previous post, I recently attended a Beginner’s Photography Class with McKay Photography Academy.  I had a good understanding of how to adjust all of the settings on my camera, but no clue how to put that all together to […]

New Lens

New Lens

A few weeks ago, I attended a Beginner’s Digital Photography Class.  It was a deal that Kim happened to notice on Groupon.  I knew how to adjust all the manual settings on my camera and how to use the light meter, but I had never […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

We’ve been busy lately and I’ve been neglecting lots of things.  Two of those things are blogging and our Bread Machine.  So let’s fix that! For a while, we were making the standard types of breads in our bread machine: White, Wheat, or French.  I […]