EDC Update

As an IT Professional, my regular “work backpack” is somewhat of an EDC (every day carry) bag. It contains tools, cables, gear, devices, and other things that I might need for numerous situations that I could potentially come across. However, I don’t keep any sort of things in it that would benefit me outside of […]

Gaming Server Upgrade

This past week, I decided to complete an upgrade on one of my old Dell Poweredge R410 servers. It’s nothing fancy but, I’m a hardware nut so, I find it to be fun and relaxing. I also appreciate older, enterprise-grade hardware and it’s capabilities. The Box I’m primarily using this server as a host for […]

Father’s Day 2020

This won’t be a long entry but, I just wanted to share a quick post about my 2020 Father’s Day. My wife (Pam) and daughter (Cadence) gave me some awesome gifts, this year. I always appreciate my Pam’s handmade cards as she puts so much time into them and they’re so much nicer/more meaningful than […]

Phones, LineageOS, and Privacy

When I made the decision to start down the path of de-googling, one of the first things to come up for thought was my smart phone. Using equivalent replacement apps for traditional Google Apps/services seemed like something that would be hard to do. Ironically, that wasn’t as hard as I initially expected. There’s no doubt […]

Music and Audio

Undoubtedly, music is a large influence in my day-to-day life. Having been a musician for the better part of 2 decades, I tend to have a deeper appreciation for the elements of an audio track. I find myself picking things out of an arrangement that most people tend to take for granted. The guitar riff […]