AWS CodeCommit

January 9, 2017 / / / No Comments

The Picture So Far

I’ve used a number of VCS flavors and platforms over the years.  I started with CVS, moved on to SVN for a good long while, and…

Pressing Matters

August 10, 2015 / / / No Comments

WordPress to Octopress and Back Again

This site is once again running on WordPress.  It’s been through many changes since its earliest incarnation as handwritten static HTML.  There have been…

Raspberry Pi Fermentation Controller – Part 3

May 14, 2013 / / / No Comments

Part 1 and part 2 covered getting the Raspberry Pi booted up and configured with a basic software stack for developing on top of. With that…


Raspberry Pi Fermentation Controller – Part 2

April 24, 2013 / / / No Comments

In part 1 I walked through getting the Raspberry Pi initially up and running. Once you’re logged in, you can immediately start hooking up sensors and start polling…

Raspberry Pi Fermentation Controller – Part 1

April 20, 2013 / / / No Comments

The Raspberry Pi is a cheap single-board computer with generic IO features which make it ideal for brewery automation projects. The BrewPi project is just one example. I…

Monterey Getaway

February 24, 2011 / / / No Comments

While recently assembling the brew log page, I realized that I haven’t written about anything other than brewing beer in quite a while. When I initially started writing…

Pretty Good Year

June 20, 2010 / / / No Comments

My last vacation back to Missouri was for Thanksgiving last year. Here is a short video composed of snippets of footage I shot while spending time with the family….

Battle Royale – Flickr vs. Smugmug

December 22, 2009 / / / No Comments

I spent a year with a pro Smugmug subscription. When it came time for renewal, I decided to make the switch
over to Flickr….


July 6, 2009 / / / No Comments

The end of June marks the end of the first half of a year in pictures. It also signifies the end of a month-long experiment in black & white…

The Mother Road

June 1, 2009 / / / No Comments

At the end of April, I took a bit of vacation time and spent five days driving from San Francisco, CA to my hometown of Springfield, MO. While large…