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: March 2006
New books at Modoc Hall OBCZ!
BookCrossing user KimKerry sent a box of books for the OBCZ at Modoc Hall. Thank you! Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged book, bookcrossing, kimkerry, modoc_hall, obcz 2 Comments
My introduction to “Discworld”
I finished reading Monstrous Regiment, my first exposure to Terry Pratchett’s “Discworld” series. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged book, discworld 2 Comments
Progress on scplugin?
I may be making some progress with scplugin Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged scplugin, subversion, svn 3 Comments
I took this picture a while back, when it was really cold outside. Her Majesty (red tabby in the back) normally wouldn’t tolerate either of the kittens lying near her; likewise, the kittens wouldn’t usually stay put if Her Majesty … Continue reading
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I finally admit our TV is useless
I don’t care much for television, which partially explains why the last time I bought a TV was over 20 years ago. I was a college student, i.e. poor, but I managed to scrounge up about $300 one summer and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged consumer_reports, costco, panasonic, plasma, television 3 Comments
Cat Eye headlight for Soma coffee cup holder
Grrr! Soma’s “Morning Rush” coffee cup holder uses a Cat Eye H-27 bracket, which (of course) is not the same bracket that came with my HL-350 headlight, which is the only Cat Eye headlight stocked by my LBS (Peak Adventures). … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged bike, cateye, city_bikes, coffee, peak_adventures, sacramento, soma Leave a comment
Raley’s gave out an amazing recipe for chipotle beef for Cinco de Mayo back in 2001. We loved it, but we managed to lose it last year when we moved. Here’s our best guess as to the original recipe. Continue reading
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I seem to be making a lot of bicycle-related posts lately, so I guess it’s time for another hobby entry. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged bike, bike_hikers, bike_journal, club, hobby, sacramento Leave a comment
A 20-year-old bike brings new meaning to the phrase “semper fidelis”
Semper fidelis, the Marine’s motto, means “always faithful”. I thought it was appropriate for this post. Read on… Waaay back circa 1985, I was forced to buy a new bicycle when somebody stole my then-current bike. I didn’t own a … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged bike, peak_adventures, takara, tribute 3 Comments