I made my own HDTV antenna.

Over Thanksgiving I decided to hook up our living room TV to the antenna on the roof. For a long time it was just using Roku and that works for most everything, but I wanted to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade on NBC so I thought I’d get it hooked up. Turn out, I couldn’t....

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Halloween Pumpkins – 2016 Edition

Here are our 2016 Halloween pumpkin carvings. On the top row we have two scary pumpkins. The first one is not carved all the way through, but rather scraped. On the bottom row we have a penguin, a cat, and the moon and stars. All pumpkins are lit with either rechargeable lights or battery operated...

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Halloween Mystery Meal 2016

Every year my wife puts on a Halloween mystery meal that has some pretty disgusting sounding things on it, but everything is good to eat. This year didn’t disappoint. Halloween Mystery Meal 2016 Menu Utensils Pitchfork > Fork Mummy Bandage > Napkin Witches Wand > Spoon Main Intestines > Puff Pastry with Cheese or Meat Toxic Waste > Mac n Cheese Dyed Green Dead Mans Fingers > Peanut...

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Went golfing for the first time in many years today.

Went golfing for the first time in many years today with a friend. We had a great time and didn’t lose too many balls. The worst hole was this one as there was no way I was going to make it over the marsh. Basically you had the tee, the marsh, and then the hole....

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It’s time to clean up your WordPress database.

When’s the last time you cleaned up your WordPress blog’s database? Over time, things build up that you don’t see, but can cause performance issues. The good news is that it’s easy to clean up. I use the Optimize Database after Deleting Revisions plugin and it works beautifully. Granted, always make a backup first just in...

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