When Costco has a sale on pork belly, it’s hard not to consider making your own bacon. 11.4 pounds of bacon sets us back $24.80, or roughly 2.18 per pound is an amazing deal. However, you can’t just cut up some slices, cook, and eat. You need to cure the bacon first. You’d be surprised that this isn’t as hard as you think!
I hit a snag this morning. In was in Visual Studio and notified that the Sitefinity Thunder plugin had an update available. Typically updates are good so I went ahead and updated. Oy, not good. It broke my connection with my existing server. It turns out that you have to update the server version as well, which is something we can’t do at this point in time. Continue reading
It’s been nearly a month since our big Texas vacation, but I’ve been busy enough that it took me a little bit to collate all the photos together. Here are a few of my favorites…
I’m answering my own question today, but I’ve always been more parital to sunsets than sunrises. Admittedly I have an advantage of getting a great view of them from my deck (or roof) every day. For me, they allow me to reflect on what was done, and what can be done tomorrow. Sunsets remind me of another day accomplished, of uncountable things, little and big, that I am grateful for. They give me peace. Continue reading
In an unexpected change of events during the morning, I wound up hauling a piano in my truck to my house. In an even bigger twist, I wound up giving a nice elderly man (I think he said he was 72) a ride home since he lived maybe a block from me… Continue reading
Last week I spent an amazing vacation with my family out in the Texas country. Part of that vacation included driving there: roughly 14 hours of road trip adventure. Some people cringe at spending that much time in the car, but I rather enjoy it. Here are a few things that make our trip more fun and easier. Continue reading