Author: Mike Garrity

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Trials

XCAR recently posted this video about the history of the Lotus 7. It’s pretty interesting because it has a lot about Sporting Trials, which is a fascinating sport which we don’t hear much about on this...

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Back Home

We just got back from a week visiting my parents in Florida. The weather was absolutely perfect. The only clouds we saw all week were from the top.

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Plenty of Potatoes for Boston Area

When I was getting the garage ready for the new project, I wanted to improve the insulation so that it’d be a little warmer this winter. As part of that, I took the window...

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WebIDE

We’ve recently been playing with an interesting program called WebIDE by Tyler Cooper. You install it on a Raspberry Pi and it starts a little web server. You connect to this with a browser...

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Point Loma

Last week my company had a big meeting in San Diego. It was a nice break from the cold weather we’ve been having here. So on Saturday a group of us decided to play...

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Floored

I’ve finished installing panels for a while. I have all of the major panels on except for one side of the tunnel, which I left off to make it easier to install the differential...

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MG

My mother got a scanner for Christmas and has been scanning lots of old photos. Look what she just sent me: That’s the old MG I’ve still got out back. I think that this...

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The Wrong Way

I’ve still got a few bits to pull off of the old Miata. The one I’ve really wanted to get to is the differential. The new chassis will be ready for it pretty soon,...

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2013: Year in Review

Every year seems to be busy at our house, and 2013 was no exception. Last winter, after the holidays, we had a pretty snowy stretch, so we couldn’t wait to escape to Florida in...

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Containers of T-Shirts

Planet Money has been doing a series recently where they trace through all the steps of manufacturing a t-shirt. They follow it from Mississippi to Indonesia to Bangladesh and back to the US. All...