Category Archives: Geeky

Technology My Way

Two years ago, my wife and I signed a contract for cellular phones.  It was a basic contract with the only extra being a small texting plan for each of us that added $10 a month to our bill.  It … Continue reading

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Day One

My first day as a student at IU was exciting, exhausting and fulfilling. I first worked my job at Technology Services at KSoB.  I then rushed over to McNutt for my other job with UITS/TCC.  When I arrived and started … Continue reading

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Capturing Complete

I honestly can’t count how many times I have captured all of the season 1 ROX episodes, but it’s been too many times.  Between all the issues I’ve had, there isn’t really an exact source to point the blame to.  … Continue reading

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Without Context

Over the weekend, I tested the capabilities of my newly operating LAN.  I read an article on lifehacker about a program designed to test the speed of your home network.  This article basically shouted “try me.”  And so I did. … Continue reading

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Going Back to the Darkside

After a call from PC Max regarding my computer, I found out some financially crushing information.  My computer is officially dead. The motherboard will not respond, I’ve had problems with it since I bought it off of eBay.  I’ll never … Continue reading

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6 Weeks

For the last 6 weeks, my main computer has been broken.  In that time, I think I have spent a lot more time with my wife than normal.  It has been a good thing, but we do spend entirely way … Continue reading

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Good Drinkx, Good Conversation

After 3 years of e-mailing, sending packages and working on what has become a major project in my life, Editor B and I finally met. He and his family evacuated from hurricane Gustav.  When their respective schools decided to close … Continue reading

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I Give Up

Yesterday, the new motherboard I ordered arrived.  I spent the majority of last night replacing what I believe is a bad motherboard. The new one is significantly different than the old one, as the connections are in different places and … Continue reading

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Preliminary Diagnosis

After doing some research about what could be wrong with my computer, I have come up with 2 possible problems.  Either my motherboard is bad in some way, or my RAM is bad in some way. I found some software … Continue reading

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Makin’ ROX Look Better

I’ve restarted this adventure I started over 3 years ago, by working full force on season 1 of ROX again.  I was working on 2 seasons and I believe I got way over my head.  There were just too many … Continue reading

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flickr Login Confusion Solved…Finally

Today I finally fixed a problem I’ve had for almost 2 years! I use flickr for uploading of many of the pictures I take for online storage.  It keeps ’em safe.  Logging into my account has been nothing but confusing … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

Several months ago, Rachel and I had our yearly appointments with an ophthalmologist.  She has horrible vision, and mine isn’t bad but is slowly getting worse. We went to her doctor this time, as they offer discounts for IU employees.  One … Continue reading

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A Contract – On My Life

When I got back from Oklahoma, one of the first things I did was check my email.  I had 33 messages, with 7 of them being considered “junk” by Outlook’s filter. Here is the contents of one of those emails. … Continue reading

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The Company Van

As you may or may not know, I am a handyman for a small company called Morgenstern Home Services.  While most of the time I am fixing some problem at somebody’s house, on occasion I am working on the only … Continue reading

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Solar Power Here We Come

Our 34 year old attic fan has basically bit the dust.  The bearings have just went kaputz! As I wrote previously, we are replacing it with a solar attic fan.  Rachel and I did some research, and decided to go … Continue reading

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14 Days!

Today we delivered everything back to the Kelley School of Business MBA program.  I must say, I am quite astonished that I was able to complete this mega-transfer in a mere 14 days. Total time spent on each tape was about … Continue reading

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Giving Up The Monster

I have attempted to quit smoking many times.  I have used the patch, gum and lozenges. This time I’m taking a more pharmaceutical try.  Last Tuesday, I had an appointment with my physician who I hadn’t seen in almost 10 … Continue reading

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I Need A Graphic Designer, or Become One

I have made some strides in this new website development.  However, there are some things that I still have problems figuring out. I have figured out this Joomla CMS tool that I am now using, but I need a graphic … Continue reading

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Starting All Over

Over the past couple of weeks I have been attempting to revamp my website.  I found a tool that in theory should help me do that.  It’s called Joomla.  It’s an open source database/document management/website tool.   There are many, … Continue reading

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Letting The Numbers Speak

I have been keeping a log of all of our utility usage and costs this year.  I’m hoping to drop our electricity usage by a meager 2% per year.  I don’t want to start large and disappoint myself. My logs … Continue reading

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