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Some Frightful Freight Fun

Primarily for logistical reasons I was put in charge of the Stukel lab’s cruise preparation for the upcoming CCE LTER process cruise (P1908). Overall the cruise prep went smoothly except that we’re still waiting for a few last minute order to come in. Since out lab group is taking on a lot more responsibilities for […]

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Meta

And so life happens

It has been quite a while since I’ve published anything on here, so in order to get back into it I’ve decided not to write a “catch-up” article about what I’ve been up to for the past year. Instead I just want to note that it’s been an extremely busy summer and I am excited […]

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Tallahassee

Master Bathroom Remodel

A couple week ago I decided to finally dive into a project that I’ve been thinking about for some time. My master bathroom, like the guest bathroom in my house, was obviously “refurbished” right before I bought the place. Starting at the bottom, the floor was vinyl, the vanity was a 32″ kitchen cabinet base, […]

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Language

On the Surprising Value of English

Growing up and throughout my traditional education the constant refrain comparing English and other world languages was simple that English is the poor, bastard child of language. Further than that, English was the ubiquitous and difficult system of language, a quality making it a true heroic feat to master as a second language. I do […]

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Daily Dose

The world of tools: introduction

I’ve been kicking around an idea for a while to write a series of articles and resources that detail different sets of tools based on the project at hand. Since I’ve used a lot of tools on a menagerie of projects, it seems right to try to share some of what I’ve learned along the […]

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Technology

Plex media server

As someone with a lot of digital content including movies, TV shows and music, I’ve always been on the lookout for new and useful ways to get the media where I want it. Previously I’ve used a Raspberry Pi computer with KODI to organize and play my media on my main TV, but I was […]

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Daily Dose

Back out to Sea

The eve of my departure is finally here, yet I am feeling less sanguine than expected. More than likely, it has something to do with the length of these upcoming travels and the scale from which I see them. besides, I’ve never found the easy uncertainty and the foreshadowing calm very easy or calming, I’d […]

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