This week we received a letter in the mail from Insight Communications, our cable provider. At first I just thought it was a bill, so didn't open it right away. But when I did, I found out that we are having our internet upgraded for free, this month! Our current service is something like 384kb … Continue reading Internet upgrade
A while back I tossed around the notion of having a beta of Chef available for testing by Thanksgiving. So far I'm doing quite well with this goal. Now that the setup situation has been resolved, I can work on a few other issues that have to be done before I add the few final … Continue reading Beta by Thanksgiving?
Over the past week or so I have been reviewing the landscape of Installers that I can use to get Chef installed on people's machines. The landscape has changed quite a bit since the last time I looked, with a lot more small install authoring tools available. Before, it was just InstallShield or Wise Installer … Continue reading Chef, Sql Express, and Installers
We won again tonight, 2-1.
Tonight was our first soccer game. We won 1-0. I've never played soccer in my life and was the goalie. Now I'll explain why the hell Ana and I (and Jay, with Katherine joining next week) ended up on an indoor soccer field. At my work a group of people have been fielding a … Continue reading Soccer
I noticed on Friday that Garrison Keillor is coming to the Sangamon Auditorium here in Springfield so I purchased a pair of tickets for Ana and I to see him. For those that haven't heard of him, or Prairie Home Companion, or Lake Wobegon - google them. He's a great storyteller that can make the … Continue reading Tickets