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Eight Thousand Pixels of Life

I’ve recently been playing around with the RP2040 (aka Raspberry Pi Pico). It’s a fun little chip. I’ve also got a bunch of cheap LED panels that I got from China. These are the...



In addition to the blog, we’ve hosted an email server for years. Recently it has been getting more and more frustrating to deal with. I’d been meaning to document some of the hassles here,...



Yesterday Chris & I had a beautiful day at the beach. Walked along the sandbar, chased a bunch of crabs. Late in the afternoon, big black clouds started piling up to the north and...



After finishing that table the other day, I realized that it really didn’t go with the lamp that sat in that corner. So I made a new lamp. I got a little carried away,...


Another Table

I made another table recently. This is pretty different from the previous one. It’s basically one of the ones Norm did on The New Yankee Workshop, but I made it smaller to fit in...



Chris & I got our third shots today at the Mass Vax site in Lowell. Quick and easy. Getting our immune systems all fired up for this next wave that’s starting.



When we were in the UK, Chris’ friend Alison gave us these wonderful little shoes she made. They’re ceramic, and very delicate. So we were worried about how to display them without worrying about...


Breakfast Companion

In the summertime, we usually have breakfast on the porch. Recently, this little fellow has been showing up at the same time to join us. He sits on a branch just outside the windows...



Our wisteria is having quite a year: Here’s a closeup: We’ve also got a lot of bird action going. There are a pair of robins in the juniper who are very busy: And a...


Coffee Table

I just finished making this coffee table. The top is a slab of soapstone. It was the top of a lab bench in a high school I helped gut many years ago. I’ve been...