This is Perseus, he's only a week old. This is his daddy: I won't be able to actually receive him until February when he is 10 weeks old. But I'm excited to do that! Isn't he a lovely little fur baby!
Cast Iron Cookware What is a Dutch Oven? A Dutch oven is a thick-walled cooking pot with a tight-fitting lid. Dutch ovens are usually made of seasoned cast iron; however, some Dutch ovens are instead made of cast aluminium, or ceramic. Some metal varieties are enameled rather than being seasoned (see next section). Acquiring a Dutch Oven You can start your … Continue reading 2019 University of Scouting – Dutch Oven Cooking
Troop Camping in the Winter Months Rules 1st Rule: Be prepared for any weather in any extreme. 2nd Rule: Plan for cold, wet, windy weather. (And be grateful when it’s not.) 3rd Rule: Plan for the Scouts to be under-prepared for extreme (especially wet) conditions. Principles There are three key principles to keep in mind … Continue reading 2019 University of Scouting – Winter Camping Fun
I've added a few new acronyms to my life this past week: BMI, BNA, and TN. I've accepted a position at Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), which is in Nashville (BNA) Tennessee (TN). This will require a move from Charlotte to Nashville. Something we are going to have to work on over the next few weeks. … Continue reading A New Adventure…
Auditing/Logging Each package is responsible for logging at two different levels: Audit and Debug. The Audit level of logging needs to record the following for each package execution: Start Day and Time Executing Machine name Executing as Username Records Affected (if appropriate) – Can include Records Inserted, Updated, Deleted, Archived, Errored, etc. Error data if … Continue reading The Common ETL Framework Part 2
So I have a big dataset (1.7 billion rows) that I want to analyze. I figured, "Hey, Hadoop is all over this Big Data thing, I wonder if I can do a Proof of Concept?" Compiling Hadoop on Windows (Ugh!) So, first, I tried to follow some instructions on how to get the Hadoop source … Continue reading My First Foray into Hadoop
A quick and easy way to make dreadlocks for your orks, or for anyone else for that matter, is to use your Hobby Drill in the thickest part of an old sprue. Twirling the hobby drill carefully, you can get a ½ to ¾ inch long dreadlock (or longer I suppose, if the sprue is thick enough). … Continue reading Orks with Dreads? Why not?