Category Archives: New Toys

Summer Solstice 2022

Three days of unusual days, Sunday was Father’s Day, Yesterday was Juneteenth, but I think it is normally on the 19th and today is Summer Solstice, longest day of the year, now it gets darker and time to up my … Continue reading

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TPlink Kasa Switches

My new EP25 switches came in, and they do work with python-kasa and home assistant. It is still reasonable at $50 for a 4 pack, but things been crazy. The Raspberry Pi 4’s I purchased for $50 are now $130 … Continue reading

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10Gbit Link

Got two fiber 10Gb links between my cores, they are not connected to end point devices yet but they are up between two 10GB switches. I need to upgrade the core switch and get a bigger 10G switch between locations. … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up Network

Spent some time today cleaning up my network cables. Also organized some of the connections. At least some of the stuff is now trackable. Also enabled 10GB networking to improve overall network performance. Broke couple tabs on the keystones, frustrating. … Continue reading

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Breaking Point

Reaching it again, where I want to quit. But I pushed an persevered and looks like I did good. These workouts are taking a lot out of my day, sooner or later I am going to have to cut down … Continue reading

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Another Day Cutting It Close

Working out late again, barely finished in time for dinner. Finished my run at about 10:40 on the treadmill and still had a few more steps. Did my floors and was ok. Also got the 10G strung from garage to … Continue reading

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Hard Work Pays Off

Was in the gym for two hours today. Just for cardio, I clocked in 1 hour 40 minutes. What is interesting id that the past two days I been running in the rain. I had enough and decided to get … Continue reading

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Work Starting On Second Bathroom

Our contractor started tearing apart our bathroom. Hopefully this will be close to one of the last things done in our home for the rest of the year. Still need the outside painted, but we can deal with that. Also … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2022

Wow what a day, overall what a productive weekend. Got cameras up and today with all of the families help we made the yard presentable. I am beat though, I barely got my fitbit goals done, and cameras tweaked. But … Continue reading

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New Cameras Up

Things all came together today regarding my cameras. I know have 9 5MP cameras plus various others. I was able to get them running in zoneminder and reduce the CPU load. Now I am going through the software side of … Continue reading

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