Category: Geeky Stuff

In 512 Megabytes of Loving Memory

I know it’s just an old computer. But understand that to me, my computer is my gateway to the world, a palette for creativity and something of a constant companion. This old girl, “Bulldog” was her name, was built for me by a friend nearly 10 years ago. She was a 1.3 Gigahertz Athlon (sorry,…


Number Stations

I admit I am a cryptography geek. Ever since I was a little kid with that first pen filled with disappearing ink, I’ve been enamored with codes, ciphers, ring settings and their hidden secrets. I really find things like the Enigma project and the Navajo code talkers from WWII very fascinating. I think in many…


In Search of Springfield

Intrepid Flight Simulator explorer that I am, I embarked on a journey this Summer that delivered me across the virtual country, from sea to shinning sea, in search of the fabled home of The Simpsons. Kinda silly, I know. I mean, who in the right mind would waste their time flying virtually to all 12 Springfields…