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Beef and Bean Taco Skillet

1 lb beef 1 1.4oz packet taco seasoning 1 16oz can pinto beans 1 1.75oz can condensed tomato soup 1/2 cup salsa 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup shredded cheese 6 6โ€ flour tortillas Cook beef in a 10-inch skillet over … Continue reading

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Recruiters Are Used Car Salesmen

For the past couple of years I’ve had my resume out and have occasionally interviewed. The interviews are actually particularly helpful as it gives me a view into what companies are looking for so I can focus on what skills … Continue reading

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Award Winning Guacamole

3 Haas avocados, halved, seeded and peeled 1 lime, juiced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 medium onion, diced 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 tablespoon chopped … Continue reading

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Taco Soup

Recently I wanted to find something I could create with hamburger that wasn’t hamburgers or spaghetti. After some hunting on line, I found Taco Soup to sound pretty tasty actually. A couple of sessions later and I had what I … Continue reading

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Current Home Servers

This has come up several times and I can’t always remember all the servers I have set up for one reason or another. Many times it’s just because the subject I’m on has me listing the relevant servers plus a … Continue reading

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Guitar Dreams

Probably a common dream for guitarists ๐Ÿ™‚ Weโ€™re loading out to go to a gig. I ask someone to grab my stuff and we head over. Small hole in the wall place, narrow and a little dark, large window at … Continue reading

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State Of The Game Room – 2018

During the past year, because of my band taking off, the game room was moved from the central room to the music room and the music room moved to the central room. There’s a lot more room for the guys … Continue reading

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Differences between Shadowrun 4th/20th Anniversary Edition and Shadowrun 5th Edition

Just documenting the differences between the two since I ran 4th for quite a few years and am starting in on 5th. I’ll likely expand things as I further gather information but at least the initial parts will be bullet … Continue reading

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Winning White Bean Chili

Allow 1 1/2 hours to prepare unless you’re a supper chopper! Makes about 6 large servings * 1 large onion, chopped * 5 cloves garlic, minced * 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped * 1 tomatillo pepper, chopped * 1 1/2 point … Continue reading

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DevOps Interview

Did my interview Friday. Interesting in general. No real OS questions but questions on Kubernetes and Docker and interest in Helm. Then an actual hands on test. Configure Jenkins to upload a file from a Github site to an Amazon … Continue reading

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