New job starting soon!
Every year about this time I start threatening to move, and every year I realize how much work that entails.
The Kubernetes project is temporarily stalled, something weird is happening with the networking portion.
I have been learning Kubernetes recently, side project will be creating a Kubernetes cluster with several Raspberry Pi's. I WILL post pics s
I have been making little tweaks to the site, nothing drastic, but I do want to create an option to change the color scheme.
My FailRecruiters project is done, and gets new entries all the time. I can see this project will help me not waste time dealing with these
After dealing with a number of terrible recruiters, I decided to create a webapp that keeps track of them. more soon.
Check out my RadioNerd project, it's listed in the header above
Between making a pile of Christmas gifts, family, and work, I have basically put this site on the back burner. I will return in 2019.
I make rings too..
Eighties Hair Band Theme for Halloween this year
still alive, just busy with life.
made with tambooti wood.
some of the pens I've made.
I've taken nearly every woodshop class at the Makerspace, currently I'm into turning pens!
I renewed my membership in the local Makerspace, and this time, I'm gonna make stuff!
Not all change is good, but bad change can light a fire under your butt. This is a good thing.
Pixelbook arrived today, much joy ensued.
I have a tentative goal for taking the AWS Certified Developer exam by May 15.. I'm still thinkingI'll nail this.
We had a sendoff party for a friend at work last night. He started the same day I did over 4 years ago, just a few of us left.
i have been working on a preflight script for a work product, it's up on my github repo now.
good movie, regardless of what critics say.
first puppet manifests are created and working, now to really dig in and learn.
it turns out running puppet on pi's is not such a good idea.
all of my raspberry pi's have become my lab for learning puppet.
the devil you know, or the devil you don't.. tough question.
if I hear 'red team' one more time today..
re: Feb 9 update, I may have spoken too soon.
terrible movie, what happened to Nicolas Cage?
I am back to doing what I used to do at the same company, which is a GOOD thing!
good comparison of pi vs arduino
Filmed in my hometown, bad movie.
Good movie, based on actual events
I have Shingles, I would not recommend it to anyone.
looks like theimdbapi.org went sideways. gives me reason to code my own wrapper.
we cancelled our cable tv service about six months ago, no regrets at all.
a brand new year is here. a year for change i think.
Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain is probably my favorite television show right now
so apparently *chain replication* is a thing with mysql.
I cashed out my bitcoin, and three weeks later bought more. I should have held what I had.
coming soon: ansible tutorial and example playbooks. check the projects link.
going to the MariaDB roadshow tomorrow, hoping its useful.
thanksgiving failed, christmas will not share the same fate.
such a good song
i have been researching possible uses of blockchain technology. this is both a good, and bad thing.
i have spent the entire day buried in man pages, but finally have percona xtrabackup working on a very finnicky db, yay me!
better the devil you know than the devil you dont. true or false?
A warning for any future would-be boyfriends.
Our Daughter, dressed for company Halloween Party 2017
watch this, seriously.
it turns out, i am a grumpy old man.
i never wish for anyone to lose their job, but i think we cut the right strings last week.
i have the flu.. doug = baby when sick.
weekends at the start of the week are better than no weekends i guess.
Movie night with the family
Lesson of the day: Authority != Leadership
Oscar for Bogart
I can count on one hand, the number of bosses I have had, that I would work for again. Is that good, or bad?
My Mondays, are your Wednesdays, and today I am beat.
I need to be more like what Humphrey Bogart was like.
First day on the new shift, it is SO good to be working days again. I want this to be useful work.
Our Little One turned 7 today, where has the time gone?
Finally, light at the end of what has been a three month long dark tunnel.
another bad steven king movie
Tough finding gas, because everyone here panicked and drained all the pumps. sheep.
bad leader vs good leader
Only a fool trades family for things. I am always amazed when people think otherwise.
good movie, cool cars
felt said for these folks
It is finally cooling off in Texas a bit, finally..
what a great cover.
Ended a nice long weekend with a case of food poisoning, ugh.
It looks like I may have a four day weekend, fingers crossed.
I am up far too early (7am) on a workday that starts at 8:30pm.
spoke to a recruiter today: 'what are you currently making?' sigh..
just watched this again, good movie
Car passed inspection today, and tags renewed. A good day.
nothing quite so sadly comical as a napoleon complex.
good movie, terrible ending.
better view of the future after having a break, now time to execute!
today is my last day of vacation, which went by very quickly.
six years old, but relevant
a bad, but not terrible zombie movie.
Sandy Lake Amusement Park, July 2017
Padre Island, July 2017
no surprises here..
Padre Island, July 2017
unsettling, sometimes hard to watch.
so, so bad.
fortune cookie reads: Now is the time to set your sights high and go for it.
we have advanced too far to have bad tools.