Well, I’ve completed one week back at home, hehe. I’m out of school for the summer and things have slowed down a great deal since classes at NCSU have come to a temporary end. Now I’m just working around home doing odd jobs. I haven’t gotten much accomplished online, but I’m planning to update the site a little and roll out a few new features and polish up some old ones.
Since my last blog, I’ve:
Built a new computer (all for a proud $675!)
Motherboard: MB ASUS M2N4-SLI NF4 SLI AM2
CPU: CPU AMD|A64 X2 6000 3.0G AM2 2x1M R
Memory: MEM 1Gx2|G.SK F2-6400CL4D-2GBPK R
Video Card: VGA ASUS N EN7300LE/HTD/128M R
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
Monitor #2: Samsung SyncMaster 914v 19″ (same as first for matching dual display).
Dell Space Saver keyboard (for a cleaner appearance and more space of course).
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit and 64-bit!
Played a lot of guitar.
Ripped some home videos from VHS to DVD using SnapStream’s Beyond TV. Works fantastically!
Cleaned my hard drives and purged junk to make room for more home video conversions. Those uncompressed avi/mpeg2 files take several GB’s, lol.
Ordered springs, shocks and a door lock actuator for my 1995 BMW 325is. The old shocks were feeling a bit unstable and the door lock on the passengers side was going bad.
Reported several Opera bugs since I’ve recently gotten time to test and debug some sites. It’s been fun!
Strip some paint off of a 1988 Porsche 928 with a razor blade. My father got it for a deal and is having it completely stripped of paint and interiors so it can be repainted. The white coat that was on it before was trashy and badly water stained. Now that I’ve gotten all of the paint off that I could with a razor blade..I guess it’s time to begin the sanding..then to some painted!
So that is about it for now other than recently watching Stephen King’s Rose Red. I love the way Stephen King can compose a story so well and not rely on jumps and frights to keep you scared the entire way through. He is such a great writer that he can just leave out all of the jumps and just tell the story itself..which is all I want anyway, hehe. Five stars from me: .
That’s it for now, stay tuned!