I ordered quite a lot of the wrong batteries for a cat toy. Instead of getting rid of the batteries, I hacked the toy.
’tis the season for broken laptops. Last month, I took in my laptop-turned-server with the broken video chip and expired AppleCare. Fortunately, it was a known defect and they covered it, even with the expired warranty. My main computing device, an older-model (Rev. B) MacBook Air (also with expired AppleCare) has been slowly deteriorating over … Continue reading I should probably have that looked at
I did something the other weekend that kind of pushed my comfort limits. I fixed the refrigerator. You see, usually when I task myself with fixing something, I actually know how to fix it. At the very least, I have a reasonable idea of how to fix it. This time was 100% guesswork. You see, … Continue reading The power (and cost savings) of fixing it yourself
Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal. To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2005/05/Running Around At 7 o'clock, Searching For A Crescent Wrench Merchant – or – How I, With Great Effort And Personal … Continue reading Running Around At 7 o’clock, Searching For A Crescent Wrench Merchant
Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal. To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2001/09/So my life with gadgets and gizmos has been pretty crappy these last few weeks. Everything seems to have broken at … Continue reading Guess who gets the MORON prize wedged up his ass today?!?!?!