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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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Welcome to the new blog

Ta-Daa! I haven’t been posting much lately because I’ve been spending time getting the blog moved from Blogger to WordPress. Blogger was quick and easy to set up many years ago when we were...


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...



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...


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...



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...



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...


Sous Vide Dabs

I’ve been waiting to try the Anova immersion heater circulator that I got for Christmas with fish from our CSF. This week we got a bunch of dabs, a flat fish in the flounder...


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,...



I’m currently riveting shear panels onto the Westfield’s tube frame. To do this, you clamp the panel onto the frame, and then drill holes every couple of inches for the rivets. The tricky bit...