What ?

calli/ January 3, 2018/ Uncategorized

Over the past week, I have used my own VPN to secure and update things at home while traveling.  It has been great.  Now I need to clean up some items and work on putting more things to use. Before I left I had set up things to allow my plex server to get updates and clean-up items. I now

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Testing Day

calli/ December 8, 2017/ Uncategorized

Blood was drawn for my physical this morning.  In a few hours, I get fingerprinted for yet another background check. In the afternoon it is yet another interview. Life is interesting.  

Smartwatch update

calli/ December 4, 2017/ Uncategorized

New rule Do not wear the smartwatch to bed. It will light up when you turn over.   I am enjoying the watch but am still trying to figure out how to integrate it into my normal routine.  Right now I have been working on trying to get it to remind me to get up and walk around. It has

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Smartwatch Day 2

calli/ November 27, 2017/ Uncategorized

So my smartwatch weekend was pretty good. I am getting used to it and trying to figure out the best ways to use it.  I like it better for tracking activity as it sends me reminders. (Really google fit)   On the k8s front. Trust your proxy.    

Smartwatch here I come!

calli/ November 21, 2017/ Uncategorized

Well poo. My 2 Factor plugin broke. So I had to disable it for now. My android watch has arrived. I now have a Tikwatch S. So far it has been fun to use. Having never had a smartwatch I am not sure what to expect. I guess I will have to see how well it works this holiday to

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Do the thing

calli/ November 8, 2017/ Uncategorized

I am still working on things at the house. At this point, everything is now AT the house but items need to be sorted and put in place.  I am also working on my IT offerings at the house. I am currently running my own VPN, as well as website and other services.   Hmm what can I do next.


calli/ November 3, 2017/ Uncategorized

So my new house has 2 Ecobee thermostats. Now that the season of heating has arrived my thermostats started using emergency heating strips to keep us warm. If the weather had been super cold then I would not have minded. Sadly that was not the case. I figured out with help from ecobee support that my units were using the heat

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Work on it all

calli/ November 2, 2017/ Uncategorized

I have more tech stuff showing up this weekend. Maybe I will get to use it.  My real plans are to put more stuff away so we can get the house more into shape.  So sorting, tossing, cleaning.  There are only a few boxes and bags left in the garage that need to be sorted.  I am going to get that

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Solar stuff so we can find the house.

calli/ October 26, 2017/ Uncategorized

I hope to get to do more stuff this weekend. I added some solar lights to the front mailbox bed. We will see how well that works tonight when we come home.  That is just one of our planned solar things. We will also shortly have our address up with a solar light. The driveway to the new house is

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calli/ October 25, 2017/ Uncategorized

  This weekend I hope to be able to have a donut this weekend. I should have some updates about with information about the technical things this weekend.