So I said screw the expensive asphalt methods and decided to make my own!  I am very happy with the results. I then glued down the sidewalk, curb and added a bit of grass.  Next came the parking stops which I spread some black on to mimic tire marks.  I also used black wash to […]

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My new project :)

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Wow, last time I posted the subject was, “Been over a year” and now it has been 21 months since that post!  I really do not post often enough! So, about 11 months ago I was putting together a model car to keep myself busy during winter.  I decided I wanted to put together a […]

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I’ve been busy in the past year and just really haven’t had time or anything to update. I did get married in the past year, so there is that, but that is something for Facebook! In regards to Nagios there are two developments: I will be speaking at this year’s Nagios World Conference. I’ll be […]

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Been a while…

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It has been a while since my last post.  I last posted when I started my new job at IT Convergence.  Since then, I have moved to Chicago, an amazingly love the bigger population!  I finally completed the migration from Nimbus to NagiosXI and am really making some interesting design decisions. As for my personal […]

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Well, I’m in Chicago for my first week of work and I have now looked at both of my top two choices for apartments to rent.  Much harder decision then I thought it was going to be, so let me list pros and cons to both places and get some input.

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  Believe it or not, I am once again speaking at Nagios World Conference.  I just got the email approving my “Call for papers” application.  For a full list of speakers go here: http://www.nagios.com/events/nagiosworldconference/northamerica/2014/speakers This time I won’t be speaking of just one topic like last year.  Last year, I spoke directly about how I […]

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Nagios stuff

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I’ve released a few items on the Nagios Exchange here: http://exchange.nagios.org/directory/Owner/banditbbs/1 I also have a few new things in my Nagios section…well, I will later tonight as I am adding them now.

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#NagiosCon13

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Had a great time at the Nagios World Conference.  I really enjoyed all of the conversations.  I now have some great ideas to think about to expand and better the monitoring at work.  I’ll be adding my presentation to the Nagios section of my page in a few minutes as well, for anyone wanting to […]

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Sushi!

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The top two images are a Hawaiian roll.  I normally get a Red Rock roll, but they were out.  It contains the same ingredients, just the rice and seaweed are reversed. The bottom two pics are the Reg Dragon roll.  OMFG that was spicy!!  I couldn’t taste the wasabi over the spicy sauce.  It was […]

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