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Kitchen Light

Here’s that new light we were installing in the kitchen the other day. You can’t really see it very well in that picture. Here’s a close up. Isn’t it cute? It was made by...

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Nyquil

It’s cold season again, which reopens a long running debate at our house. Chris and the kids insist that the Nyquil gelcaps work fine. I insist that you need to drink the liquid and...

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Gone Fishin’

A couple of our Christmas presents this year involved fishing wires through the walls. First we ran ethernet cable through the cellar. We have all of the computer equipment at one end of the...

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After the Storm

We had a big winter storm go through Sunday night. After the snow, it got really cold and windy. This morning the sky was clear and the sun was shining brightly. The wind had...

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New Computer

I recently built a new computer. I am, in fact, using said computer to type this post. I bought all of the components individually from Newegg, and put them all together myself. This was...

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Friday Night Videos

Here’s what we’ve been watching this week. Jarrett Heather’s video for Jonathan Coulton’s song Shop Vac. and Kent Jenkins playing everything from Mozart to Lady Gaga on his PVC tubing. Chris isn’t too happy...

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Donald T

John Donvan and Caren Zucker have a great article in this month’s Atlantic about Donald Triplett. He’s known in the medical literature as Donald T, case 1 of autism. It turns out that he’s...

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Goodbye Google Wave

Google announced yesterday that they’ve stopped development on Google Wave. I’ve been using it to collaborate with widely distributed folks on one of my projects and it’s worked pretty well for us. On the...

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MIG Welding

Today we set up our latest toy and started figuring out how to use it. Peter took a welding course recently, so he was teaching the rest of us. We started by using flux...