Home Improvement

A Unified Home Network


There have been several geeky things that I’ve wanted to do with our home network for a while. They are: Upgrade all network devices to support 1+gbps internet service Add support for multiple bandwidth intensive devices Provide coverage on all floors And centralize everything with a small wall mounted rack In...

Political

Why America, Why?


Across social media there are calls from Trump supporters to just “give him a chance” with constant reiteration about uniting to “make America great again”. Why are so many people so eager to jump aboard this crazy train? Do people really feel like America is currently a giant shit-hole that...

Vacation

Disney World Vacation


From November 17-23, 2016, we vacationed at the Disney Caribbean Beach Resort. It was my first trip there and the first for my wife in about 10 years. We started off at Epcot, then the Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and in between we spent a great deal of time visiting Disney Springs. All in all it was a great...

Vacation

Breckenridge Vacation


September 16-24 me and my honey took a trip out to Breckenridge, CO to enjoy the sites and take in a Ray LaMontagne concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre. It was an amazing trip, perfectly timed with the changing of the seasons (as you’ll see below) — we even got to experience the first snow of the season!

Vacation

Daytona Beach Vacation


Back in June (18-19), we got to take a brief jaunt down to Daytona Beach, FL to visit with Alison’s side of the family. It was stormy, but perfect weather in my opinion – not too sunny to get burned and lots of wind & large waves.

Health

Hope This Post Isn’t In Vein


This week has been a roller-coaster ride of emotions trying to come to terms with my cardiologist’s diagnosis – that one or more of the arteries in my heart were likely blocked. He arrived at this conclusion after receiving the results of my...

Web Development

Simple Pagination in Laravel


I was working on a personal project of mine this evening, thinking about some of the items that still needed to be coded. One of these was the setup of pagination so that my customers can browse through all of their bookings. I decided to see what kind of...