To be sure, civil rights are called rights because they should not be up for a vote. They are rights conferred at birth to all people. But, having said that, I am moved by how the nation of Ireland voted overwhelmingly to stand tall for marriage equality. They lead the world with 62% of the voters supporting equality and civil… Continue reading
Well, the new house is by no means finished, but I’m sick to death of it1. It has taken 5 months to get this far, and I’ve reached the end of my patience with the whole process. So, even though it still requires a lot more work, I’m declaring the job done. I need closure, and closure has now been… Continue reading
We ate at one of our favorite restaurants, the Colonnade 1, on Monday of this week and saw that they would be closed all day, yesterday.
Apparently they are being used as the set in a movie.
We drove by yesterday, en route to/from another staple in our restaurant repertoire, and I shot this photo of all of the trucks… Continue reading
In case you missed it, one of our world’s great visionaries, Elon Musk, announced Tesla Energy last week, specifically the Tesla Powerwall.
What is it?
The sun only shines part of the day, making the energy generated by solar energy systems unavailable at night. With the Tesla Powerwall, your solar1 energy produced during the day is stored in the Powerwall… Continue reading
Last Friday I wrote a quick post to my blog: Relationship between Baltimore and Marriage Equality?
It was read by one person. Apparently this person became angry and then immediately launched a distributed denial of service attack on my blog causing my server to crash. I didn’t have time, at that time, to deal with it1; so, my blog was… Continue reading
The Week in Review: Topic Two—Let’s look at the relationship between the tragic events in Baltimore this week and the historic arguments presented before the Supreme Court for marriage equality… Yes, only my mind thinks like this!1
When you have been taught that you have a constitutional democracy for, by, and of the people2, and you believe that government is… Continue reading
The Week in Review (TWIR) Topic 1
I’ve decided that wireless internet networks are more closely related to voodoo than to physics and engineering, even simple logic. While our network in this house is admittedly more complex than most small businesses, how can it go from working for over a month at a time (with no changes to it at… Continue reading