Yup. One More Year

It's been another year… and what a year its' been. Read More...

And two years go by...

It's not that I haven't had much to do, just that I haven't had the time or inclination to blog. Read More...

SMD Stencils on the cheap

I ran across a method of making SMD stencils at home, for very little money. Neat trick. Read More...

Quenya Keyboard

I have a running tradition that when I move to a new job, I get a new keyboard. Sadly, that day has passed. It was clear it was time for me to move on, so I found a new place to work that suits me really well. In keeping with my tradition, I decided to get a new keyboard for my office computer. This time, I wanted something different. The all-blank keyboards have been done quite a bit, but I did want to have a mechanical keyboard - the mechanical switches feel a lot better, and they last longer too. So, what to do, what to do… then the thought popped into my head about making a keyboard in Quenya - Tolkien’s “High Elfish” language of Valinor. Read More...

I'm Sensing Something

I’ve been interested in having small weather station for my house - so I know exactly what the weather at my house would be. At first, the big turnoff was the cost of the pre-packaged solutions, which are an uneconomical “all-or-nothing” approach. After digging into it a bit more, I found something cool - I found 1-Wire weather stations. Read More...