Category Archives: personal

Catch the Moment

Today was my heavy workout in the park. During the course of my efforts, storm clouds rolled in from the north. I didn’t have access to radar imagery so I could only guess. I decided to stay the course and … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Apartment Living and FedEx

First of all, members of the parish, the replacement tower has arrived. It’s nothing amazing, just an Optiplex 780 with moderate specs. It works; I’m using it to write this post. It was a simple matter of swapping out the … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Prayer Request: Another Tower System

Update: A system has been ordered and is on the way. Thank you all. ———— Reminder: My tower system has a big problem and can no longer run in graphical mode. The GUI keeps locking up on random events. I … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bits and Pieces 33

Got a new headshot. I’m still letting the hair on top — such as it is — grow as it will. But despite all my best efforts, the beard was not viable. It wasn’t just itching constantly. Even when I … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Bits and Pieces 32

It was a bit of tribulation upgrading the tower from Xubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. But it’s working now and I’m looking forward to feature updates that should fix some of the nagging deficiencies. I think the new laptop will stay … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Bits and Pieces 31

1. Yesterday’s post was not meant to be cryptic. I’ll select one example to explain. You have news that Trump wants to pull out of Syria ASAP. You also might see reports from the various generals and civilian warmongers that … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Transportation Update 3

Rejoice with us! This is Veloyce’s new ride. (That puddle under it was pre-existing.) This one was the best deal — the most for the money and within our means. We got it from Boomer Kia. The salesman was honest … Continue reading

Posted in personal | Tagged , , | 3 Comments