Monthly Archives: October 2011

TMO’s web guard

I’ve never run into the Web Guard proxy blacklist before, but hit it tonight during my forum browsing.  Trying to read Continue reading

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unfrastructure, zombie comms: mesh + FTN + pgp

Consider the following:

Packages of messages delivered from node to node Continue reading

A tightwad wrestles with a smartphone data plan

There are folks who believe a smartphone is useless without a data plan;  this is demonstratably untrue. Continue reading

my first mesh wifi phone call

The other day I was mentioning to a co-worker (who spends his off-hours at Occupy Dallas) that what smartphones need is a mesh app Continue reading

spaetzle mit pils

Last night’s vegetarian dinner:  onion roll (split with the wife), spaetzle w/mushrooms (kit from Aldi),  Continue reading

My first working cat stove

I’ve tried, only half-heartedly to make a cat stove.  I am not so interested in having a cat stove as I am Continue reading

Meatless Monday: quick and dirty

Both the meal and the pic were slapped together.

 

Beets, brussel sprouts, potatoes.  Yummy, even if I didn’t have time to plate it out in a pleasing way.  Woke up later than usual and was in a bit of a rush.  

rsync-based backup

I suffered an external USB failure last year;  didn’t lose much but I had to work hard to recover the data as my backup scheme was compromised.

I resolved to correct the issue.  Here are the pieces of my current, tested, and functional solution: Continue reading

BOB update: sheath knife

Repacked our BOBs (bug out bags) the other day.  Added a plain Buck folder work knife to the Wife’s BOB. Continue reading

fun with eggs

Now that it’s getting a bit cooler out the birds are laying better again.   Continue reading