My experiments with raising a portable antenna mast continued this weekend. Building on the lessons of my failed first attempt, I went back to the drawing board. After a few delays in getting out to the field (thanks to early winter sunsets and busy schedule), I finally achieved success in raising an effective 20 meter […]
The joy of failure is that I am forced to learn from my mistakes. It feels joyless now, but really it frees me from the burden of choosing to learn. Either I learn and improve, or I will no longer be burdened with finding joy. Work began this weekend to implement a portable 40′ tower […]
For those who are keeping score, I’m a dumbass. So, I have a file server at my home that’s running FreeNAS, which is based on FreeBSD, a popular Unix distribution. I have around 7.4 terabytes of storage capacity across 5 disks; that’s a lot of personal files. I bought a single 8TB disk for the […]
It is through the humble, earthy flavor of black-eyed peas and cornbread that we learn the lesson of prosperity. Don’t forget your roots. May we all prosper in 2016!
Here’s an example of how wrong the best motives can be. I must’ve been somewhere around 4th grade. Was attending children’s church at Highland Park First Baptist back home. Was a ministry that catered to kids between 1st and 6th grades, to keep them interested in going to church. They had fun things like puppets, […]