Archive for April, 2009

Hrm, could turn to spaghetti…

Posted: 28th April 2009 by Chris in General, Software
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I found Buzz’s photos of the spherification experiment. He didn’t do what I thought he did, and the results were not what was expected. I’m glad I ordered extra, this may take some luck.

Spherification goodies ordered

Posted: 27th April 2009 by Chris in General
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It took a while to find a likely source for the spherification stuff.  As much as I searched, I couldn’t find Buzz’s tweet or post on it. I’m pretty sure I’m not going to stick to just Cointreau when it comes time to spherify. I think Pomegranate Juice and Grand Marnier will also make an [...]

Barracuda, and not the cool Heart song

Posted: 23rd April 2009 by Chris in Equipment, General, Software
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This week started with me in a giant hole. The barracuda lost DNS and decided to stop delivering mail Monday morning. I have no idea why. Everything was configured correctly, but after an hour and a half, it decided it was OK to start delivering mail. I did update secondary DNS on it, but really [...]

I knew there was a reason…

Posted: 19th April 2009 by Chris in Biking, General, News, Outdoors
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…I was staying away from Cycling News. Hamilton positive, Armstrong dodging testers. It’s become a sick, tired joke. There are only so many times you can listen to the same thing again and again without losing the capability to believe a word that’s said.

Procurve Slurpee

Posted: 18th April 2009 by Chris in Equipment, Rant
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The snow is coming down again, and my new Procurve decided I really, really needed to experience the weather. At least the texts and calls didn’t start until 8:00am, so I did get some good sleep. I waded through the dirty Slurpee conditions to reset it. Thanks HP. I was warm, now I’m freezing and [...]

Fruita or bust…

Posted: 16th April 2009 by Chris in Biking, Denver, General
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…and it’s bust. A winter storm warning is in place and even with my new super snow machine, I don’t think the drive will be anywhere near reasonable enough to make it to the other side of the mountains. No Mike the Headless Chicken or ‘Tater this weekend. It’s probably a good thing, I am [...]