My furnace stopped working again yesterday. Luckily I was able to get it running again myself this time.Continue reading post "#3566"
First day of snow sticking to the roads.Continue reading post "#3563"
Happy Thanksgiving. It was a good day with good food.Continue reading post "#3561"
Last Sunday was the first real snow of the year. It was also a cold, blustery day.Continue reading post "#3557"
My old eBay username / email seems to no longer exist in eBay’s system. I used it as recently as fourteen years ago. Disappointing: I have to start over there.
rsync for backups, site deployments, and other purposes where I need to sync two folders. It took a little while to figure out, but has been great for those purposes since. Every once in a while, though, I run into issues with it. Recently, I set up an
rsync script to back up most of the files on my entire computer. Since this takes a while and the computer is actively running during the backup, things can change while it is still running. This can lead to some errors like “rsync warning: some files vanished before they could be transferred”. Even though this is a warning, and the sync works perfectly fine, it returns a non-zero exit code. This caused my script to stop and thus the rest of the backup activity didn’t finish.
I looked for an option or simple solution to allow it to go on without complaining.Continue reading post "Rsync and dealing with “some files vanished” warning"
My furnace was fixed on Monday, just a few days after stopping working. I called Echols because of a sticker on the furnace and the fact that they work on Carrier furnaces. They came about an hour later.Continue reading post "#3547"
My furnace stopped working. Luckily this house has a lot of thermal mass (brick) and is well insulated, plus has newer windows.Continue reading post "#3541"
I watched Dune (2021) at the Midway drive in this weekend.Continue reading post "#3535"
R.I.P. Chester. Jamie and Tiffany’s dog got lymphoma and it grew quickly.Continue reading post "#3532"