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Escadrille 0.2 Is Out

I have finally gotten around to cutting release 0.2 of my escadrille project.

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New Awesome Config is Awesome

I have gone through the slow process of updating a brand new version of the Awesome WM config for my PC.

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Update With Chores

Well the update to Fedora 26 went swimmingly. All the packages have been updated to the latest version.

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Making the Yearly Update Plunge

Fedora 26 has been out for a month and a bit now, it is time for me to take the plunge.

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Saw the Eclipse

I didn’t think that we’d be able to see the eclipse in Quesnel today due to the smoke that has been hanging around here the past few weeks.

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Dog and House Sitting

My sabbatical continues, summer continues to be summer, but now I get to play with a doggy full time for a few days!

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Stereotype For a Summer

Yep, that’s right. I’m trying my hand at being a stereotype for the summer; 30 years old, jobless, and living in my parents basement.

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Lightbox Site Update

Between yesterday and today I have made some upgrades to the website. Some of the changes help in mostly aesthetic and basic functional ways and one change has made some pages on my site way faster.

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Sick of Easter Chocolate Already

I know that Easter is in April.

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Brier Finals Weekend

Tomorrow is the last full day of 3 new Brier draws on television, leading into the weekend of the finals.

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Brier 2017

"You wouldn’t download a car!" "Yes, if I had a 3D printer, why not?" "You wouldn’t steal cable TV!" "Yes, if I had access to somebody’s free online account."

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Bye Bye Livefyre

Due to lack of engagement the Livefyre widget has been removed.

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Escadrille on Mac

Only a few small tweaks and a new configuration file were needed and now my website builds just as well on my macbook as it does on my main PC.

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Escadrille Has Been Renamed

Perhaps it is more accurate to state that Squadron has been renamed to Escadrille.

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Squadron Needs a New Name Already

No worries, I sort of knew this was coming but I haven’t payed attention to the need until now.

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Squadron Has Achieved Parity!

My project to re-write my website generating software is nearing it’s first major milestone, Functional Parity with the old system.

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Adjusting to a New Norm

Every once in a while life throws a curveball your way. When it does, it is up to you to catch the pass, run the field in a breakaway, score yourself a hat-trick and bowl a strike.

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170106-0920

A timestamp for a title? Yeah, I role like that.

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New Year, New Update

Everybody that leads something at Dell felt the need over the Holidays to send out some sort of back-patting, self-aggrandizing letter disguised as heartfelt and encouraging pick-me-up messages. So here is mine.

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Cold Snap

After such a mild autumn, winter has come in with full force.

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Popping My Mechanical Cherry

I have owned a bunch of different keyboards over the years. Some of

which were wireless, some had neat lighting options or extra buttons. However, until this week all my previous keyboards have used cheap, non-tactile keys, so I finally decided to treat myself to something better.

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Heritage Festival - 2016

Yesterday was a day of gluttony in the park. It was marvelous.

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Video Game Update

I thought I’d take a few minutes and give a bit of an update on the games I’ve been playing around with lately.

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Audible Defects

I’ve finally done it! I’ve connected the pieces that I’ve been working on for the last 2 months and I can now generate audio out of data in our defect database at work.

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Nouveau to NVidia

My work laptop is old, no bones about it. It is the first laptop that I was issued when I was hired on permanently with EMC after I graduated from Uni.

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