Tag Archives: Jenny

Weather Station

So, out of the blue, my father emails me asking if Calin might enjoy a weather station. I figured he had an unused one that he found while cleaning out the house. I am fairly certain I have seen an unused weather station in that house before.… Read the rest

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Python

I am very far behind on this and I have many, many blog posts to write, but this is what I did tonight.

I am currently reading “Automate the Boring Stuff With Python” (this is basically a required text), taking the Python course on CodeAcademy.comRead the rest

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Zork 2017

I am working my way through Zed Shaw‘s “Learn Python the Hard Way“, which is both a book with a DVD containing videos of each of the lessons and a web site that does not have the videos.… Read the rest

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Spring is here!

I am working in the outdoor workshop, aka my backyard, today.
The terrible winter seems to finally be defeated.
Over 70F and I am working in shorts.
Just a couple of days ago, it was snowing.

Anyway, Jenny wants new doors on the upstairs bedrooms.… Read the rest

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Hello from…

Mobile the Laptop, connected via my iPhone’s hotspot to the OpenVPN server running on the OpenWRT router!

I can see devices on the network, but only the wireless one. I am wondering if this is a firewall issue or something. In any event, it should be easy to fix.… Read the rest

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OpenWRT

Well, that was quick.
I was able to make a connection from remote back to the Gargoyle router via the OpenVPN tunnel. But, I was unable to see anything on the LAN. Sure, this was not one of the objectives when I started this journey, but after seeing that option in action in SoftEther, I now want it…because it is wicked cool.… Read the rest

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Home Movies

I recently installed a larger capacity hard drive in my computer at home. I went from two 250GB drives to a 1.5TB drive. I also freed up a 1TB external USB drive that I was using for Downloads and general backups.… Read the rest

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The Dead and The Restless, Part 2

I can’t believe I never got back to this! Sorry about that.

So, when we left off, we were in a cemetery in Dublin. The Find-A-Grave volunteer that answered my call for photos proved to be one of the best. He made several trips to the cemetery and sent a load of pictures.… Read the rest

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Genealogy Updates

Calin’s Irish Citizenship paperwork was kicked back. We need to provide a copy of “a gov’t issued photo ID”. Umm? You mean a passport? Yup.
So that is currently in the works as of last Monday.

DNA: Jenny’s brother’s results are back.… Read the rest

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The Dead and The Restless

This is a follow-on to the post about all of the new Flynn info. It is hard for me to come to terms with the fact that while all of that was going and all of the following was getting started, that I was studying for and taking final exams!… Read the rest

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