Aunt Ruth

January 16, 1948-September 10, 2019 Today, my aunt Ruth died at the age of 71. She was my mother’s “Baby Sister.” It was brain cancer. I wish I could say hers was a life well lived. I wish I could say she achieved all of … Continue readingAunt Ruth

Bon Echo 2019

I really enjoy camping. I enjoy escaping my own materialistic wants and desires as well as the complexity and stresses of modern life. I get to explore as I hike, or lounge on a beach by a lake as I dip in for a swim … Continue readingBon Echo 2019

FOSS to the rescue

FOSS, or Free Open Source Software, is something I started using out of necessity. One package in particular is LibreOffice, which used to be OpenOffice. I started using OpenOffice in 1999 when it was owned by Oracle, because all of my money was going towards … Continue readingFOSS to the rescue

My Bicycle

I grew up with a love for bicycles. As a child of the 70’s, this should come as no surprise as I was born in the midst of a bike boom, with 10 speed road bikes being used by teenagers leaving an impression on my … Continue readingMy Bicycle