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This blog entry will be all fluff, so if you’re dedicated to brush painting, and read only the meatiest meaty bits, then you’ll need to pass on this one. I’ve had some other hobbies going on. The best news I’ve had in a while is the mysterious reappearance of Windows Live Movie Maker. I’m no
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I’m doing exactly what I said I wouldn’t do. Turning my layout into a workspace and using it for storage. SHAME! FOR SHAME! Enough shaming. I spent some time with a soldering iron yesterday and discovered that I’m a natural at soldering itsy bits. I restored the Minitrix U-28C to the same sorry lighting state
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Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for? Robert Browning This is not my attempt to win The Turner Prize. Unless they WANT to give me that prize… Putting LED lighting into some little n-scale models is easy… but in others it’s practically impossible without special tools and access to
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After living in model railroad land for a while, I feel the need to write an essay about the way that moving from one hobby to another is like moving from one country to another. No, seriously. It’s a cool metaphor. OH SHUT UP AND LISTEN. I spent some time trying to determine what two
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I’m too lazy to take photos today. So I’ll use old photos– if I use photos at all. I just met David K. Smith, and now he may be gone. He was a nice guy. I only knew him for a short while. On the internet. For a moment. And then he vanished. I’ve been
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Lots of people have been trying to talk the problem of space flight to death. Space X is actually doing something about it. Right now, at 17:00 Central Daylight Time the final portion of the Demo 2 Mission to the ISS is getting ready to start up. If everybody were like me, the streets would
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I tend to shout curses at the universe a lot these days. Usually it’s because some piece of overrated technology demands that I enter some “data” about myself for “security” when I know damn well they’re just rooting around for some information to sell, and that process of giving them the data fouls up what
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Bonus points if you name that movie. Well, I’m back. I guess I’ll keep on blogging. I caught and arrested a spammer this morning and I turned him over to the paramilitary militia that enforces the law in my area now that the police have been defunded. Damn. Democracy, ain’t it grand? Now where was
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I changed the appearance of this blog by just clicking on a new “theme.” The result is very jazzy, I think. This radical change reflects my mood. I’m pondering whether to remain in the blogging business. First off, it’s a lousy business. Actually, it’s not a business at all. It’s a hobby. So, like plastic
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Little Growly humming along at 3 volts I was all ready to complete my magnum opus but trying to get WordPress to let me put my damn video on my site, instead of using a “service” to do it– has exhausted my patience. Bye for today. Whip ’em tomorrow, though.

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