At this point in the game, I believe my life can only be improved with the addition of knee pads.
Wow, yeah. I was just reading a post from June 1999 where I was bemoaning my newfound gainful unemployment. In it, I had this wonderful gem: I would love to make a career out of my life-long hobby, computer science, and get paid for it. I’d be much happier. There’s a lot to be said […]
So I consulted my handyman oracles and solved my broken antenna problem. We discussed using Lock-Tite, lock washers, even going so far as to drill and tap setscrews in the side of the receiving bolts. Ultimately, the best solution offered is to drill holes through the base of the hamsticks and use lockwire to prevent […]
Didn’t want to say it, but goddamn, “The Expanse” is a damn good series. I was initially dumbfounded and flabbergasted when the first episode of the first season played out eerily similar to my sci-fi ghost story “To Dust“, I mean really, really close. But, really, physics is physics and the way you have to […]
One of my worst fears became realized this morning when I discovered, at some point in the past few days, that the lower half of my 40m vertical dipole antenna had worked itself loose and fell straight down into my downstairs neighbor’s fenced yard. It stuck like a dart and bent to lay in the […]