Twins! Oct26

Twins!

Last winter, Baxter was well-prepared for the polar vortex of 2014 because he had his custom insulated coat.  Gina put in lots of work this weekend in the craft room to make sure Perseus would be just as prepared this year.  They now have matching...

Wooden Levitator Oct25

Wooden Levitator

By now you know that I don’t throw out my scraps.  Instead I find fun or creative use for wood that would be otherwise headed to the fireplace.  And now… time for a magic trick. The woods are maple for the base, walnut for the column, lacewood for the cantilever and mahogany for...

Yosemite USB Drive Oct24

Yosemite USB Drive

I’ve been running Apple’s newest operating system Yosemite ever since the public beta was announced. It’s a brave proposition to have a beta operating system on my main machine, but it’s worked out so far. Now that that final version is released, many more will be...

Onion Pi Oct15

Onion Pi

Privacy has been in the news for a while now.  As Carnegie Mellon’s Norman Sadeh, professor of computer science, mentions, “privacy breaches, whether through poor design or as the result of attacks, have become a staple of the daily news.”  Protecting personal privacy...

Percy’s Hoodie Oct01

Percy’s Hoodie

Perseus just got his first package since joining our family.  He ordered the custom fitted hoodie from a very talented artisan out in California.  The colors are wonderful and most importantly, it will keep his small frame nice and warm this winter.  Baxter even got a little jealous after the...