The Miata

Growing up the Miata was never a vehicle I desired. I always thought they were silly looking and never understood them. As with many other aspects of my life, that started to change. Years ago i started reading about them. I started to understand their appeal. Light car, great suspension,

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First Adventure in Kayaking

After a few months of convincing I was able to get Katie to kayaking with me. We borrowed Jake and Lia’s kayaks and went to Ada Hayden park. I don’t think it was convincing her to kayak as it was finding the time to do so. I’m glad we went.

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Okoboji …. I mean Oshkosh

For the past 10 years my friends and I have been talking about taking an “adults only” vacation somewhere and we’ve just never taken the time to do it. We have kids, we have families, we all have busy lives. However, we’ve all known each other forever and wanted to

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Setting up Sagemcom Fast 4320 as Gateway

This wasn’t as straighforward as one would expect. Although the final step is really simple, it took me hours to get this done in the correct order when using Windstream’s VDSL2 Bonded internet. Step 1 Make sure you have the modem reset to factory settings. I noticed when I set

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Colorado

December 2015 was pretty amazing. We got the pleasure of hosting our family Christmas at our house (we have a house very well suited for group activities) and got to have some extended family come all of the way from Arizona to enjoy it with us. For my present this

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Father’s Day Ride

Father’s day 2015 my dad and I decided that we wanted to start an annual motorcycle ride. We booked a couple of Harley’s and had the day planned. We were going to ride down to southern Iowa (where he’s from) and check out his childhood home and talk to family.

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Moving a DFSR directory

I just finished successfully moving a DFS replicated folder from one drive to another. Due to the complications I had setting up the replicated folder to begin with, I am taking this as an accomplishment. Here are the steps I followed, taken from here. RoboCopy Start by creating the folder

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The Right Shade of Green

In the middle of figuring out this vibration issue with the XJ. I got axles put in it with new u-joint and I’m still getting vibes. But I’ll update on that when I have it figured out. In the meantime, I decided I needed/wanted a riding lawnmower so I went

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