Category Archives: Hobbies

A Geeky Christmas Dessert – Raspberry Pi

We use Amazon Christmas lists in our family, but I’m not very good at keeping them up to date or remembering to put stuff I want on the list. This year I remembered to put something on my list I … Continue reading

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I *TEN* the Windows…

Back in November 2012 I blogged about installing the new Windows 8® on my laptop and the experience of the installation and getting used to the new operating system (often referred to as an “OS”).  Here I am now blogging about … Continue reading

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A Hiccup at the Church of Music in Nature…

We had a technical problem at the Church of Music in Nature recently.  The church has a pair of Bose® 151 SE environmental speakers on the tall corner posts of the deck, and a line-out feed from the house stereo mounted in the … Continue reading

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Genealogy Put to Music

My bride (of 38+ years) and I have always shared the bond of music during our lives together; our courtship so many years ago involved a guitar, we agonized over our wedding music(*), she introduced me to symphonic choral music, … Continue reading

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I ONE the Windows; I TWO the Windows; I THREE the Windows; …

That really should read “I 286 the Windows; I 386 the Windows; I 3.11 the Windows…” I’ve been using Microsoft Windows™ since it was a DOS overlay back in the early eighties, starting with Windows 286, through Windows 386, Windows … Continue reading

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The First False Hope

Snow Melt Being a New Englander, I should know by now how cruel Mother Nature can be this time of year.  As February fades and March blows in on an icy wind, true New Englanders finally start to tire of … Continue reading

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A Photography Seminar; Things Irish

Learning Lighting, Making Bread… Continue reading

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We went out at dusk last night with some friends to view and try to photograph the 3-planet convergence occurring low in the WNW sky. Haze and clouds obscured most of the show (we saw Venus and Saturn, never did … Continue reading

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