The Fatigues of Supporting Freedom

"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it." – Thomas Paine – (1737 – 1809)

Pretty bold quote for a simple blog post documenting my attendance at some recent events. A good food fore thought, or conversation starter though.


Jeff Learns Mark Down Monster

Written my Rick Strahl find him on Twitter @RickStrahl

While watching his video introduction I wrote this short test page. I heard about Mark Down Monster
at the @SEVDNUG South East Valley Dot Net Users Groupa

I don’t know that this dog has any special meaning to Mark down monster, but it’s funny and I wanted to
test out the image insert button! 😃

MM Stuff to checkout

Wow it can publish to WordPress, I will check out publishing to a Hexo site too.

!Nifty! I just pasted that in from my clipboard. ^V Should Blog Id be unique? If so then it needs to
be auto incremented when you press ‘New Blog Entry’

Nerding Projects

Shelves on Wheels

I scored some used shelving 18” x 36” x 72” for $10 bucks from an onsite auction of a closed furniture store. Space is at a preimum in my house and garage. I wanted to put some wheels on the shelves so I can move them around the garage.


Imsai Power Supply Rebuild

Recently, well once in a while in the last couple years, I’ve had the urge to rebuild some of my old CP/M equipment. Back in the day, the late 70s and early 80s, I ran some California Computer Systems (CCS), CompuPro (aka Godbout and Visan) equipment for a public bulletin board system.


Nagios Thermometer

Nagios is an open source IT Infrastructure monitoring system. It is mature, widely used, supported, flexible and extensible. Perhaps the industry standard.