Quick Stowe, VT area recommendations

A few weeks ago, I spent some time in Stowe, VT for work. I went out a few days early with Sarah for a quick mini-vacation. This morning one of my co-workers sent me e-mail asking for brewery and restaurant recommendations. As long as I typed it up for him, I thought I’d repost it …

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And so it begins…

I was doing some work trying to debug a 7 year old computer that was dying. I was in the process of shuffling hard drives around and 9-year-old Dinah was watching me. I was pointing out various components (RAM, CPU, hard drives, etc) and explaining what they are and how they work at a high …

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Breaking the silence

I haven’t written here since March!  That’s insane!  I have a half written post about getting OpenWRT going with IPv6 for comcast, but I’m trying to verify some of the steps I did.  In the meantime, I’ve also been taking the Hurricane Electric IPv6 tests and stuff. I’m now an IPv6 Enthusiast. So, that’s something.

The Tribune liked my photo (and so can you!)

The Tribune social media folks have been doing photo challenges/call outs where the winner for the week ends up being their banner on Facebook.  The challenge for March is “green.” I entered the first of my photos that I thought of when thinking about green. I do not have the Facebooks, but if you do, …

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HOWTO: Leave non-shitty voicemail

I’ve been receiving a fair amount of voicemail at work from sales jagbags that are of the form “Hey, this is Jagbag from JB Inc, I’ve got a couple of questions for you, so if you could call me back at 555-DICKBAG, I’d appreciate it.” I will never return this call. It’s not that its …

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quick and dirty dns lint

I run a DNS server that I and a lot of my friends use. The problem with it being “free” and being between friends is sometimes people forget to tell you if they have switched DNS serving arrangements or just haven’t kept the registration.  I wrote a quick and dirty script, thanks to the whois …

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Movember early termination: no mo

At dinner, my beautiful wife Sarah made the suggestion that she would match my donations if I shave it all off today.  At the start of this month, Lena had been asking “When do we pay you to shave it off?” Today is apparently the day. I failed at my goal of growing a mustache …

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Movember Day 29: Thanks @ana_crt! (Also, orthodontist mo!)

Special and awesome thanks to Ana for donating! 2 more days to go, get your donation in now and be awesome like Ana!  http://mobro.co/ktgeek  With her donation and one from Jason, I’m at $586.  It would be awesome to break 600. (More awesome would be $1000, but I’m being realistic.) To celebrate, Ana (and everyone …

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