About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Monthly Archives: September 2005
Web tools for keeping tabs on Congress
Some handy tools for US citizens, no matter what your ideology. THOMAS and Project Vote Smart. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged congress, how-to, politics, thomas, vote-smart 1 Comment
Sacramento “Go” club
I was posting the next meeting of the Sacramento Go Club on the Sacramento Boardgames, Cardgames, & Miniatures Meetup Group, but this week for some reason Meetup’s software is giving me grief about the event’s URL. I’m guessing it’s barfing … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged boardgames, go, meetup, sacramento 2 Comments
Private blogs versus “official” sites
Quick! What’s more important–an official site or some private blog? Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged csus, humor, joseph, logo Leave a comment
A Pending Ping Crisis?
Ping services in the news again. Joseph’s ping service, and my thoughts on the whole matter. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged joseph, ping Leave a comment
Still rebuilding my laptop disk
In an earlier post/comment I started running DiskWarrior in an attempt to recover my laptop’s failed harddrive. Still running after 47 hours, but no sign of progress (or failure) yet…
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged boot_failure, diskwarrior, powerbook 2 Comments
Testing new ping service
I’m testing Joseph’s new ping service on my blog. Seems much faster than Ping-o-matic. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged joseph, ping, pingomatic, sonicchicken_blog 1 Comment
Boot options for PowerBook G4
A list of boot options for my PowerBook G4 laptop. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged how-to, powerbook 6 Comments
Evacuation plan: aim for tree
My buddy Andy just launched a hilarious evacuation plan store on CafePress. I picked up a couple of coffee cups (large, of course). Hopefully they arrive this week — I can’t wait to get a look at the actual merchandise! … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged aim4tree, andy 1 Comment
PowerBook boot problem revisited
Second attempt at recovering boot drive contents with DiskWarrior Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged boot_failure, diskwarrior, powerbook 3 Comments
PowerBook boot failure
My PowerBook won’t boot. How to boot single-user for diagnostics. Attempting repair with DiskWarrior. Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged boot_failure, diskwarrior, powerbook 5 Comments