Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path

Archive for April, 2008

GitHub – Homesteading

I’m too swamped to actual learn Git at the moment, but I’m not going to let that stop me from claiming my name at GitHub. What is it? Not only is Git the new hotness, it’s a fast, efficient, distributed version control system ideal for the collaborative development of software. GitHub is the easiest (and prettiest) way to [...]

Parent 23,290 – Teenager 0

I have to admit, I was part of the problem, but it is very hard to resist coming to the aid of another parent when challenged by a teenager. I woke up this morning and saw this tweet which I’ve edited to remove the actual phone number. T+0h leolaporte My son Hank doesn’t believe I have [...]

For Sale: Hurricane Deck Boat 198R

We’ve decided to sell the boat. There are several reason for the decision The closest lake has been too low, ramps closed The closest lake has been too high, ramps closed The slip fees at the closest marina are outrageous ~ $4000 per year which means I wouldn’t have to worry about the ramps. Alex is headed off to [...]

Thanks American Airlines

Every once in a while, you have one of “those days”. April 10, 2008 was one of those days. The day started around 3:40am when a wall of wind and water hit the house. Tornados are not uncommon so I do feel an obligation to check for them which weather like this happens. Confident [...]