The Loss of A Subscriber; You’re More Important Than You Realize.

I lost one of my subscribers a few days ago. Although I never met the man but I always appreciated his willingness to read my posts and to remain a subscriber. I feel bad that I didn't know more about him. It's obvious that we could have been friends or he would have...

The New Chair, An Engineer’s Journey In Buying A New Chair

Last week the bracket securing the arm of my gaming/ current office chair broke.  I’ll admit I’ve put on a few pounds during my Covid isolation and I never intended it to sub as a full-time office chair. Still, I haven’t gained that much weight and the chair was less...

How To Drive Customers Away, Why I’m Done With Netgear

Over the years I've used a number of Netgear modems, routers and switchers but this weekend I received what will be my last Netgear product. It's a simple Wi-Fi range extender and probably works well but Netgear's attempt at customer retention is not acceptable....

From the Doghouse

A look at dogs having fun

Poser Gallery

My gallery of pictures I’ve created in Poser

Nature by Carol

A look at the less technical side of life

Whatever Happened To Compromise And Acceptance?

Whatever Happened To Compromise And Acceptance?

I have no mouth and must scream is a short story by Harlen Ellison. Unfortunately it also very accurately sums up my feelings on American politics. I’ll confess to avoiding Twitter and Facebook. I have my website but I’ve accepted that the stats on my website don't...

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The SainSmart 3018 PROVer CNC Router, A Review

The SainSmart 3018 PROVer CNC Router, A Review

Given the number of posts I've made on 3D printers, it's safe to assume that I feel I've mastered the basic techniques. Still you always wonder if the grass is greener on the other side. In my case, thanks in part to the Covid blues and Amazon's Prime day I ended up...

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From the Doghouse -It’s all about them

A look at dogs having fun!

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