Basic Theory for Home Content Filtering

So I promised a good friend I’d get back on the blogging horse and finally cover this topic.  I must confess, Pooky and I were on a roll in blogging.  Then the holidays kicked in, and with it little flu germies ran rampant through the home like cloaked nerds at a Star Wars convention.  Let’s … Continue reading Basic Theory for Home Content Filtering

A Brief Litany on Password Security

  Sometimes we do or say some things that live on in the minds and hearts of others  in spite of our best efforts to eradicate them.  The number of times I’ve personally had to shove my foot in my mouth, eat humble pie, or wish for a Men In Black-style memory erasing flashlight are … Continue reading A Brief Litany on Password Security

Proper Care and Feeding of Your Stub Network

Not to be confused with Stubby Boardman, the lead singer of the popular musical group The Hobgoblins. That, folks, was a little Harry Potter humor, bonus points to the nerd who identifies the fictitious periodical I’m quoting. So on we go to the next technical round. By now, it’s possible you are scraping yourself with … Continue reading Proper Care and Feeding of Your Stub Network

Wolfmen, Raspberry Pi, and the Many Sounds of Homeschool

What’s That Sound? Homeschool Has Arrived I had the privilege of taking an online Cisco course from my home this week. And as a teacher droned on and on about Enterprise Call Routing and Interactive Voice Response, I was also treated to the background sounds of home. Not just any home, either – this week … Continue reading Wolfmen, Raspberry Pi, and the Many Sounds of Homeschool

Secret Confessions of a Home School Dad

Secret Confessions of a Home School Dad News flash: It is August.  And I’ll confess that I’m one of those calendar-challenged individuals, who expects something mystical to happen when a calendar is flipped upwards and a new month arrives.  So when I awaken on the first of the month and discover that the birds are … Continue reading Secret Confessions of a Home School Dad