Archive for December, 2005

My Son’s First Solder Project

Posted in Electronics on December 27, 2005 by jstevenperry

Santa Claus brought my 7-year son a Learn To Solder kit in his stocking this year. He was anxious to get started, so I had him read through the instructions with me (which bored the CRAP out of him… I could tell). Continue reading

LED Stamp Project

Posted in Electronics on December 24, 2005 by jstevenperry

I worked for a while today (okay, like all day) on this Stamp project. Continue reading

If it weren’t forYoga…

Posted in General on December 23, 2005 by jstevenperry

…I’d probably never remember to cut my toenails.

BASIC Stamp Programming

Posted in Electronics on December 23, 2005 by jstevenperry

I just wrote my first BASIC program in years. Two lines:

'{$STAMP BS2}
DEBUG "Hello, World!"

Lickety split it was compiled and downloaded into my BS2 Stamp chip and spat out a message on the debug window. Pretty cool. This is gonna be fun.

Parmesan Cheese

Posted in Rants on December 18, 2005 by jstevenperry

It seems to me that the Parmesan Cheese container is always very close to empty. So often so that I began to believe that it was sold this way. Well, as it turns out, Parmesan Cheese is sold in a container that is nearly full. Today I was getting ready to make myself a nice little Caesar salad, and when I reached for the Parmesan it was a new container! Almost full to the top!

You think you have the universe figured out, and one day, the Parmesan is full…

My Mom got an ‘A’

Posted in Personal on December 16, 2005 by jstevenperry

I’m really proud of her. She’s going back to college with the ultimate goal of going to nursing school. Go Mom! She got an ‘A’ in Anatomy and Physiology.

Did I mention I was proud of her?

Best Batman Ever

Posted in Film, Rants on December 16, 2005 by jstevenperry

Now, I’m always a little behind in current movies. Just warnin’ ya. Continue reading