I’ve been toying with removing Debian Etch from the $15 Laptop — the 1999 Compaq Armada 7770dmt with a 233 MHz Pentium II MMX processor and 64 MB of RAM. When most computer users — even those partial to Linux — talk about “old” hardware, they mean either things in the 1 GHz range, even … Continue reading A Debian victory for the $15 Laptop
I thought they banned leafblowers. Nope, says Ilene. Continue reading Leaf blowers — if they were banned, somebody forgot to tell all the guys still using them
This 39-inch Early 1950’s Wedgewood stove was restored by Savon Appliances, which has locations in Reseda and Burbank. The Reseda store is right next door to Just saw November’s post. It finally rained. Quite a few times, in fact. If I had scattered a big bag of rye grass seeds in the back yard, we’d … Continue reading Yep, it rained … and I fixed the dishwasher again
Ilene clued me in to the joys of Post Options in Blogger. Just click on the blue Post Options link in the lower left portion of your Blogger post window and you can either allow or disallow comments (which I don’t care about) or … change the date and time of your post. The ability … Continue reading Cool Blogger trick: "Post Options"
I’ve gotten a postcard about the new Ted Greene tribute CD, but I haven’t done anything about it yet (the year is young, the end of it busy and otherwise frought). Continue reading New Ted Greene tribute CD
And on the ukulele, no less. Check out the videos on his page, plus the many videos on YouTube. This guy really knocks me out. I don’t see too many people on any instrument doing what he does. Continue reading I continue to think Jake Shimabukuro is one of the best instrumentalists out there
The new Blogger has great templates — you can move stuff all around. Since I haven’t bothered “tagging” any of the entries, I can’t do a “tag cloud,” and I’m not even sure Blogger even offers it. And while I have started a tech-related WordPress blog, I still have a very good feeling for the … Continue reading This page lost its counter when I updated the template