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: May 2007
Right-click on a (Windows) MacBook
We’re deploying a [MacBook] for one of our users. Thanks (?) to [Boot Camp], we’re able to install Windows XP and set this as the default OS. But there is one *glaring* problem with running Windows on a MacBook–no right … Continue reading
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Who doth inhabit the primary?
Oh. My. God! Hat tip to [acetylene] for this [Elizabethan-flavored “Who’s on first?”](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaGHVWKrcpQ) I laughed so hard I almost threw up! [acetylene]: http://www.acetylene.net/
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Memorial Day weekend
We had quite a busy weekend for the Memorial Day holiday. With temperatures getting into the mid-90’s, we did most of our outdoor work before noon and after 5:00 pm. But over three days we managed to get nearly all … Continue reading
Qiana’s stuffed mushrooms
[Caira] had Qiana, (one of her friends), over for dinner about a month ago, and they decided to make stuffed mushrooms for us. They were delicious, but I didn’t have a chance to write the recipe down at the time. … Continue reading
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Tokyo Fro’s sushi bar
Barb introduced me to [Tokyo Fro’s] sushi bar several months ago. It was pretty good, but I just haven’t had a chance to go back there. A few days ago [Andy] suggested sushi for lunch, and Tokyo Fro’s is conveniently … Continue reading
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Electrical panels, other remodeling progress
The electrician was out yesterday installing our two electrical panels, the main service panel on the quilt shop and the sub-panel on the house. (Also, Barb and I finished sheathing the west wall of the quilt shop last night.) [SMUD] … Continue reading
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Looks like we’re going to have a slight delay before our roof is started. The lumber for the roof won’t arrive until later this week so there’s no rush for us to get the rafter tails pulled from the existing … Continue reading
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[Andy] left a hardcopy of the [W.W.G.W.B.D.? flowchart](http://www.wellingtongrey.net/miscellanea/archive/2007-02-18%20–%20what%20would%20george%20w%20bush%20do.html) on my desk the other day. It was so hilarious that I *had* to share it with everybody! [Andy]: http://warboss.wordpress.com/
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Don, our lead carpenter, was on-site this weekend to work on the framing for our addition. He finished the job mid-morning on Sunday, and I must say it turned out very well! We’ll definitely be requesting a bid from Don … Continue reading
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Eight people came to [our party](http://sonicchicken.net/blog/wordpress/2007/05/15/demolition-party/) yesterday and we managed to take off nearly the entire roof. We tried to take good care of our help–Gatorade, water, coffee, and sodas in the morning, more Gatorade, water, sodas and barbecued burgers … Continue reading
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