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Making a Fist

For the first time, on the road north of Tampico,
I felt the life sliding out of me,
a drum in the desert, harder and harder to hear.

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Seeing the Back Basement

Bob’s been working in the basement, getting a lot of our electrical updated. We’ve had lights installed in the far West corner of the basement for some time, but they’ve just been hanging out, without power.

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James Mason Impersonations

The odd thing for me: I didn’t really know who Mason was. But on hearing the impressions and the sound of his voice, immediately recognized it at someone who had been in films.

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Uno > Nano

In trying to imagine moving my project into a physical container (box), the Arduino Uno itself is a bit bulky. I’ve been trying to figure out how to shrink the footprint down more, and ultimately decided to switch things over to an Arduino Nano (technically a Nano Every).

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Button and Display Test

I haven’t affixed the lid yet to the top of the box, and wanted to see how things fared in the spaces I made. So I decided to hook up the display and buttons.

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Building a Box

As part of my Arduino project, I plan on enclosing it within a box. I’m somewhat at a stage now where I actually need the box, so I was working on that a bit tonight. Got a few basic pieces of wood from Home Depot to experiment with.

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Hardware Display

Went down to the basement, and saw Liz and pulled out all (and I mean all the house hardware she’s hunted down and located, over the years). She was doing an inventory of everything, and figuring out what to keep, what to clean, etc.

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Mat Kearney: Wanted Man

“I ain’t no Butch Cassidy or Sundance Kid
But I stole your heart with just one kiss
You were there by my side when the only reward
Was riding shotgun in that Honda Accord”

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