My Birthday, Snowfall Totals, (Old) WRT54G Routers Long Distance Test, Avira Anti-Virus, Old Buildings

My Birthday It was my birthday Wednesday. It’s weird. I didn’t do a bit of work, no work on websites nor computers, I didn’t worry about having to do something or that I wasn’t doing something I should have been doing. I didn’t do anything for myself, for the house,…

Continue reading

Dr. Blair Harff, Another Free Local Hotspot, Show or Hide Maps on eTrex Venture HC, Lockie Road/Scotch Settlement House Video

Dr. Blair Harff, Local Vet Unfortunately we lost a great local person, Dr. Blair Harff. He was a kind and gentle and very knowledgeable local vet, cut down in middle age by an accident on his farm. He also helped local kids see their potential by working with them in…

Continue reading

Heston & Gun Control, OLED TV’s, Free Local WIFI Hotspots, Garmin eTrex Venture HC, Draft.blogger.com

Heston & Gun Control I’ve always tried to be a supporter of the rights of America. Gun rights included. I’ve pretty much always owned guns, not for hunting (no, never ever for hunting) or anything like that but as the last line of defense in protecting myself, others close to…

Continue reading

April Fool’s Day, Craigslist Missing Son Ad, Best Thing Anyone’s Said To Me All Year, High Dynamic Range (HDR), eTrex Venture HC GPS Receiver

April Fool’s Day Yea, it’s always good to take a break on April 1st if you’re blogging or writing any sort of article on the Internet; just to make sure someone doesn’t take what you say as an April Fool’s Day joke. Believe me, heh heh. On a webboard I…

Continue reading

HDTV, DLP LED TV’s, 32 Sats in GPS, Benefits of the Space Program, Windows Live Writer

Been getting over one of the worse flu’s I’ve ever had, still recovering but here’s a few blog entries to read. HDTV, DLP LED TV’s An engineer from one of our local tv stations (WWNY) has been posting a small blog about their station’s transition to HDTV, a good little…

Continue reading

Miscellaneous, Acer Drivers Extracting, WGA, Flock Blog Editor, Firefox Beta, Gimp, Jefferson County Wiki, Snow and the “Billy Bob Contractor”

Miscellaneous Ummmm! We decided it was time to break out the home-made applesauce from last summer! Nothing quite like it. A little tweaking on the blog template. I’ve got it to expand to fill your browser screen, no matter what size it is – though if you’re using 800X600 it…

Continue reading

Disable ‘UAC is off’ Security Center Reminder II – doesn’t work, Opinions and Advice II, Remote & Voice-Activated Camera Picture Taking

Disable ‘UAC is off’ Security Center Reminder II – doesn’t work! A couple of people e-mailed me after my last entry, saying “Hey, your hack for turning off the Security Center reminder for a disabled UAC didn’t work.” Uhm, yea, sorry – for me it worked after one reset but…

Continue reading

Successfully Debricked WT54G V5, Drilling Limestone and Annoying Know-It-Alls, Turning off UAC Notification in Vista Windows Security Center

What?! You say, two blog entries in two days? Successfully Debricked WT54G V5 Well, a few hours was all it took… Hours better spent making money or working on finishing our house or something. Basically, this was the second WT54G router I got for our long-distance broadband Internet experiment. Version…

Continue reading