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Configuring The Home Environment

I’m using the new drive space and systems to basically mirror the work environment. Part of it is in order to have a playground or sandbox where I can try new things and learn how to use the tools we … Continue reading

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Home Network and Internet Access

Over the years I’ve had a few network configurations. In the mid-80’s I ran a BBS and connected to other BBSs through a transfer scheme. My system would be accessed at all hours and I had the biggest collection of … Continue reading

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Setting up pfSense

Over here I configured a firewall to replace the old single system based firewall. One of the guys at work recommended installing pfSense as a VM to replace the firewall. pfSense from the firewall aspect is wrapped around pf, the … Continue reading

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Colonoscopy Time!

Per all the recommendations, it’s something that really should be done starting at age 50 and earlier if you have family history. I just had mine done and I’m 6 months away from 60. One of the problems I’ve had … Continue reading

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Using a VMWare Virtual Machine As An Internet Gateway

I’ve been using my old cast off computers as internet gateways for a couple of decades now. I’d upgrade my current system, build a new one, and stick the old one in a a new Firewall/Gateway. I seem to learn … Continue reading

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Weeds and Lawns

The annoying broadleaf weed is Common Mallow. Get ground damp and pull. http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CoopExt/4DMG/Weed/mallow.htm Pointy leaves, purple flowers and dense seed puffs is Canadian Thistle. Paint leaves with herbicide. http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CoopExt/4DMG/Weed/canad1.htm The succulent in the cracks and edge of the grass is … Continue reading

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Building a New Gaming Table

As a tl;dr post, this will be even more of a highlight of the process of building the gaming table 🙂 Several years back, I was testing a new wood working tool and created a quick and dirty gaming table. … Continue reading

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3dMark Video Card Testing

At a suggestion from Kevin, I snagged the 3DMark tool to test my systems video. I ran the program to run tests on the system just to see if it encountered any issues. Nope, everything seems just peachy 🙂 I … Continue reading

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Concert: Free Fallin’

From here [Intro] D/Dsus/Dsus/D/A D/Dsus/Dsus/D/A [Verse] D Dsus Dsus D A she’s a good girl, loves her mama D D sus Dsus D A loves Je-sus and Amer-ica too D Dsus Dsus D A she’s a good girl, crazy ’bout … Continue reading

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Concert: Angel Band

From here C. G. C C F C My latest sun is sinking fast A E A My race is nearly run A D A My strongest trials now are past A E A My triumph has begun Chorus E … Continue reading

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