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Sunday, March 19th, 2017

I have not posted here on this site in a very long time, and I miss it… Today, I ran across a video on YouTube that I felt that I needed to share. My only comment is that if you can watch this with a dry eye, you have no soul.

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

For the first time in my life, I have a driver’s license from a state other than Texas. I moved to Tulsa in order to take a job writing software for FlightSafety International in Broken Arrow, which started in June. I write software for a living, and I teach violin lessons because it’s fun. I […]

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

One thing that I discovered many years ago was that many engineers and scientists are musicians. The percentage of engineers and other folks in the “hard” sciences who play a musical instrument is several time that of the general population.

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

I managed to migrate several websites to a new host — but I forgot my “Fiddling Around” blog. I thought I had migrated it, because I had it in a separate WordPress installation on my main website, which I had backed up separately. When I migrated the main site, I saw the link to my […]

Friday, April 18th, 2014

In my move to my new¬†hosting service, I thought I had backed up my fiddler blog, but apparently I did not. At least, not properly. What I see in the backups is the complete directory structure, but the only really important file, the database backup, is missing. Which means, in essence, that the old fiddler […]