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Bacon Wrapped Chicken

Two chicken breasts 6 slices of bacon Preheat oven to 400F Combine: 1 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon sugar Heaping 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Mix it up and use it as a rub for … Continue reading

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Installing Container Linux on VMware

I have a VMware vCenter configuration at home. Two R710 servers connected as a cluster (VMUG subscription). I was having a little trouble with installing CoreOS (aka Container Linux) and in general have issues due to most tutorials using Vagrant, … Continue reading

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Presenting Homelabs To Potential Employers

A recent posting mentioned documenting your HomeLab on your Resume to show you’re going above and beyond what your job requires. Shows initiative and interest. I know when we’re looking at candidates, we want to find people who have external … Continue reading

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If A Tree Falls In The Forest

I write scripts to better manage the Unix servers we’re responsible for. Shell scripts, perl scripts, whatever it takes to get the information needed to stay on top of the environment. Be proactive. Generally scripts are written when a problem … Continue reading

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Yearly State of the Game Room 2017

And here we are again. The yearly State of the Game Room. With the move to a new place, I got to move all the games into a single room which is a positive thing and lets me display them … Continue reading

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‘If You Were Smart, You’d Be In Engineering’

This is a comment I heard a few years back from a manager on the Engineering side of the house. Of course it’s stated in a bad way, but the words behind it is that to advance in technology, your … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Setting up gitlab

Next up is to install Gitlab. The problem will be the inability to access to ‘net from work. So a manual install will need to be done. We’ll see how that goes. Gitlab is pretty easy to install. Just follow … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Configuring gitlab and Jenkins Servers

This is intended to document the steps involved in moving from an RCS based environment to a git based environment. In previous posts, I showed the environment I’m currently working in and the progress to changing from using RCS to … Continue reading

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Cajun Shrimp and Salmon

Sweet and savory pan-seared salmon topped with sautéed shrimp in cajun butter sauce. Salmon New Orleans is an unforgettable 30 minute meal your family will crave! Cook for 4 even if there are fewer as I will tend to save … Continue reading

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Refinishing The Deck

The deck at the house is a bit dried out and aged looking. We’d been on the lookout for someone to do the siding and decks as protection is needed here in the mountains. We’re closer to the sun and … Continue reading

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