What Did You Say? – Hearing Aids

So a few years ago, well, OK, more than just a few, tests revealed that I was slowly losing my hearing. I actually gaffed it off because I didn’t want to admit that I was really in need of Hearing Aids. Many times I would be that guy always asking “what?”, “sorry?”, and often had […]

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God of all comfort

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 NIV A broken home, a wayward […]

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NodeMCU ESP8266-12E Phone Locator

Inspired by a young guy who developed a Phone Locator using his Arduino Yun, I set out to develop one using a NodeMCU ESP8266-12E I purchased from Uctronics . Here is a few pictures of the device and a few tests I conducted from my home. The Phone Locator is very accurate.  The code will […]

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Arduino Temperature Sensor

As I am recovering from back surgery, I wanted something to do.  I cannot concentrate for long periods of time. Reading, tinkering, just anything to keep my mind in somewhat of a sane state helps. I have always loved gadgets, electronics, and things.  Today, most of what we now use is considered to be part […]

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Step by Step Path To Becoming a Great Software Developer

Wanted to share a great article I came across while educating myself in Java.  I think it is worthy of re-posting although it was originally posted in 2014. Enjoy!  Happy programming! https://www.javacodegeeks.com/2014/07/step-by-step-path-to-becoming-a-great-software-developer.html

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Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator

I continue to study but it has been slow going. I have until April to take the exam before I have to pay for it out of pocket. It is to say that I better get going on my Linux studies and quit getting side-tracked with other technology; i.e, teaching myself to program in Java, […]

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Java Noob

I have started yet another hobby; Java programming. I am just a baby in the grand scheme of things. After a few chapters in Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours I wanted to challenge myself to write something totally useless. So I wrote a program whereby the user can calculate how far light travels in […]

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Loch Raven Reservoir

This past weekend I had the privilege to fish the Loch Raven Reservoir north of Baltimore, MD.  Loch Raven provides the residents of the city with its water. Better yet is the beauty of the area and the first time fishing experience I had. It was a bit windy but I rented a boat with […]

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