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What I wasn’t carrying

For almost the past three years I’ve had my Leica gear with me just about every day as I was going to work… or basically anywhere. I remember Monday I was expecting a delivery from UPS and it came and I went off to...

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Healing

Yesterday I went to the hand surgeon to take a look at what damage might’ve been cause by the crash. Thankfully my thumb wasn’t dislocated as was originally suspected (I just have unique thumbs I suppose). My wrist...

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Redundancy FTW

I’ve had a Drobo running since 2015 up in my closet dutifully keeping data spinning on the five drives inside of it. Yesterday, while I was dealing with all the crap from my accident, I looked at the Drobo and it had a red...

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Layers of Insurance

I’ve worked in insurance for around 15 years between Progressive and ComparisonMarket/Insurance.com. Today I’m really in need of it I suppose. Yesterday I was in the ER with a jibbered up right wrist. It’s not...

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Political Sausage

Most people (vegetarians excepted) seem to like sausage. But there’s the old adage that you don’t want to know how sausage is made. It’s messy business after all. The same can be said about lawmaking....

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CRASH

Riding home from work, as I always do… someone pulled out in front of me from a stop sign without paying attention to the fact that there’s another vehicle, me, that’s already occupying the chunk of road they...

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Kavanaugh Accusations

The deed has been done, but there’s lots of chatter about why he’s a rapist or stuff like that. Or that him being confirmed is a travesty to women who’ve suffered sexual assaults of any sort. I honestly...

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50 votes!

And in a triumph of justice, we now are on course to have this circus behind us. This was all a very carefully calibrated attack on Judge (soon to be Justice) Kavanaugh. You had a story with so few details that the chances of...

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Scanner enclosure!

Yesterday I put together the pieces I cut on Tuesday to get done with the primary outer enclosure for the slide scanner. The bottom has the rotary mechanism I wrote about in the past. It’s not going to sit on the bottom,...

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Presidential Alert

Yesterday was the test of the Presidential Alerts, this is an extension of the Emergency Broadcast System that’s been around for as long as I’ve been watching TV in the mid-70s. But we have President Trump in office...

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Next career

I’ve always liked building things. Mostly it’s been software, but I’ve always been fascinated by building things. Maybe this is just a mid-life crisis or something, but I think when I leave Seattle I’m...

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