Twenty February Seventeen

The amount of creativity that's been flowing through this house as of late is awesome. Today I bring you Lena's unicorn. I happened to notice it sitting on the counter and couldn't resist sharing it.…

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Nineteen February Seventeen

It was a great February evening spent with neighbors eating hot dogs and roasting marshmallows. Though I admit, and I think most of said neighbors would agree, it was kind of weird to be out in shorts and eating "summer food" in February, it was also kind of neat. We have some great neighbors this go-around. But, as is the norm in the military community, some will start parting ways this summer off to our next stations.…

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Adding SSH and WiFi to a headless Raspberry Pi without hooking up a monitor/keyboard!

Background: I’ve been hunting for a few days on a true way to add SSH and a wireless connection to a true headless machine (no monitor, keyboard, or mouse). I have Raspberry Pi 3 in a spare room with no monitor, but it’s connected to my printer and I don’t want to bring my spare TV in there. In short, I was able to do it this evening! With a new image of Raspbian burned using Etcher (no, it’s not command line… but I’m all…

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The Cookies have arrived

They're here! Liberty and I picked up our 20+ cases of Girl Scout cookies and have started delivery. We'll see you soon!…

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A fear of reprisal

Today, for only the second time in my not-really-a-career of online writing did I actually feel the presence of potential reprisal for something that I was about to publish. The first time was when I was told, in a not too settle of a way, to stop blogging about the Coast Guard in 2013. Today's thought of reprisal came about as I was about to publish a rant of sorts on the US' current political "issues." I actually debated with myself as to whether or not I should publish it…

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I've decided NOT to recover my whole site

I was attempting to recover my entire site back to this new one after I lost all my data in a major snafu I'm calling "The Great SNAFU of 2017," however, I'm not going to do that. Change is good and I'm just going to stick with what I've got here and continue from this new point starting afresh! Hope isn't lost, though. If you'd like to try and navigate the site of old might I suggest using the Wayback Machine (a.k.a. Internet Archive) So, here's to new…

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2017 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar (final 2017 six-n-one update)

We’re well into the first second month of 2017 and people are looking to plan their end of year celebration already… in Disney style of course. Here’s the calendar in all its statistical glory, head to the other side for the verbiage, but the calendar can tell its own story too. If you’d rather download it here’s image link via Google Docs and here is the Sheets (Excel) link. With that, most of the major sites have finished up their updates for the calendar year 2017…

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