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Tom Dilatush
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Paradise ponders: drone photos, geysers, cedar sheds, and routers edition...
Paradise ponders: drone photos, geysers, cedar sheds, and routers edition...   I got copies of the photos of our place taken by the drone earlier this week.  One of them is at right.  The resolution is a bit disappointing; someone has modified it from the 4...

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I have remarked...
I have remarked ... several times about the astonishing ignorance many younger Americans have about the changes that have occurred in the world within the past 100 years, especially with respect to the steep declines in poverty and the casualties of war.  T...

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Paradise ponders: routers, sprinklers, and ARP proxies edition...
Paradise ponders: routers, sprinklers, and ARP proxies edition...   It was a long, long day for me yesterday.  I ripped out our two older MikroTik routers and replaced them with newer, (much) faster models (RB/1100AHX2).  I brought up the one in my barn off...

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Paradise ponders: antennas, lunch, and seromas edition...
Paradise ponders: antennas, lunch, and seromas edition...   I worked all day yesterday (and most of the day today) getting my new 1.4 gbps backhaul link installed, configured, aligned, and tested.  And it works!  I've got a solid gigabit connection between ...

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Paradise ponders: antennas, voles, and seromas edition...
Paradise ponders: antennas, voles, and seromas edition...   Today I continued working on my antenna project.  The antenna on our house is completely installed except for aiming (which I can't do until both antennas are up) and painting (which I can't do unt...

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Paradise ponders: drones, antennas, and remembrance...
Paradise ponders: drones, antennas, and remembrance...   Today would have been my dad's 93rd birthday, were he still alive.  Debbie and I were out to dinner with friends (Gary and Elayne S.) last night, and on our drive dad came up in the conversation.  We ...

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Paradise ponders: snow and marbles edition...
Paradise ponders: snow and marbles edition...   When I woke up this morning and looked out my window, here's what I saw: Yup, that's right.  A winter wonderland.  The dogs were quite enthused about this!  I was ... less so.  At least the asphalt in our driv...

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Scary moment...
Scary moment...   Nothing that happened to us, but something that we witnessed.  We were driving north on Main Street in Logan (a four lane city street), when we passed a gigantic double (a full length truck with a full length trailer behind it) bulk materi...

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Medical update...
Medical update...   Just got back from the doctor, where I got a bit of an education.  There were two results from my blood tests that were definite indications of a problem.  First are the levels of two thyroid-related antibodies: they are (respectively) 2...

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Phone weirdness...
Phone weirdness...   We have a Panasonic cordless phone system at home, and yesterday we installed a new one that I'd purchased some time ago but had never set up.  With the new phone system we have eight handsets.  That might sound completely crazy unless ...
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