For my eldest son’s birthday, I bought him a small tool kit. One of those snap-the-tool-into-the-plastic-case jobbies. I figured I would get him a basic kit as one of those “Let us see what Squirt does” kind of gifts.
He loved it! He would show it to everybody who came to visit, he would [...]
Because I’m an idiot, I set my iPod on the cowl of the Fiendish Firefly, whereupon it fell down and into my grinder sparks. Nice. Really ticked me off.
I bought a new digitizer off eBay, which also came with the tools to do the replacement.
Review a couple of tutorials online. They [...]
THAT was an ordeal.
For whatever reason, my WordPress installation decided to send all Admin Logins to a 404 error. I did a WACK of Googling, and was only able to log back in after renaming the .htaccess to .htaccess.old . Deleting it could work too.
I tried disabling plugins.
I tried restoring a [...]
Curse you. And curse your impossible to get to fan location. And curse your roofing nail proximity to the skin on my back – good thing my Tetanus shots are up to date. And curse your impossibly hot Okanagan attic heat. And curse the vent ducting that couldn’t stay in one piece. And [...]
Had strep throat mid-January.
Got on Amoxicillin for ten days.
Day five of Amoxicillin, I got a full-body rash. Cool. Maybe an allergic reaction to the antibiotic, or maybe I had Mono? Got a blood test for Mono – didn’t hear anything back (which usually means the results are negative).
Day ten of Amoxicillin, [...]
From us, to you, with all that that implies. Don’t get arrested.
My wife went into surgery Tuesday Aug 9th at 8am to replace a bicuspid aortic heart valve.
They found the existing heart valve was smaller than expected, so they fitted a 19mm mechanical heart valve and put the heart back together. This resulted in an unacceptable gradient, so they removed the valve, enlarged the [...]