Super Conductor

Quantum ComputerLast night I was restless but past the time of wanting to do anything useful.  So after wasting some time on a stupid cart racing game on the Amazon Fire TV (more to come about both at a later date) I stumbled upon an old friend, Nova.  Nova is a science nerd’s buffet, granted on a weekly basis of often in-depth looks at some scientific principal.  Last night was getting super cold, but the part I found so interesting was of course the super conductors that are found at those really cold temperatures. Continue reading

Epic Dryer Repair Fail

DryerA few months back we had lightning come in on the electric panel of the house.  A television, a garage door opening, a Roku, and a the dryer were among the casualties.  Of those items, the television was fairly quickly replaced and the Roku bowed out to an Amazon Fire TV.  The garage door is way down the list of things and was already being a pain anyway.  The dryer, well it was going to be expensive so we had to save a bit. Continue reading

Lights Under Louisville

Lights Under LouisvilleAre you looking for something to do this week or between now and Christmas for that matter?  Something that involves the season but yet, is not all the over hustle and bustle that so many activities of the season seem to involve?  Look no further than a short trip to Louisville to take in the Mega Cavern’s Lights Under Louisville.   Continue reading

Fall – Cricket Chirp

cricketThe other morning, Sunday before Labor Day, I think, I was in awake rather early and heard the delightful chirp of a cricket.  Actually at first I was not quite sure what I was hearing, but as I sought out the sound and got closer it dawned on my sleeping awareness that it was indeed a cricket.  Really not anything to get excited about, except that I have always associated the chirp of crickets with the onset of fall – which is my favorite time of year.

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IT House Cleaning

Old Computer Equipment

Old Computer Equipment

I have been working in the Information Technology field in some regard or another for just about 25 years.  My current employment has been for just about eight years.  It is amazing the amount of old technology that accumulates in such a short window of time.  IT folks, myself included, are notorious for saving this cable and that electronic gizmo because we never know when we might need it.  From time to time a clean out is needed… Continue reading

Observations: Sports

Discus Throw in BronzeThis morning I have had sports on my mind as I was sipping my coffee and eventually having my breakfast. Those moments are long past, but that is what is still on my mind and hence what I am going to blog about. In the past I have done a section called observations – where I have made short observations about a variety of topics, that typically are not a full blog entry in and of their own right. I am returning to that format today in regards to sports.

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