Archive for December 2003

End of the Year Reflection

Here is a photo of my new server erowyn.zaramyth.net (she was the only female to actually use a sword in Lord of the Rings) The two IP addresses of the server are 65.89.129.7 and 8 These Cobalt Raq servers recently went into end of life from Sun. They are nice and have a cool web…

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Real Rain

Well today is the first real rain storm that I have seen in Texas.. It has been raining on an off since early this morning. I feel like I’m back in Portland again. A few of the ranchers that I have talket ot have been worried that the winter has been too dry, well this…

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Dead Battery in Elgin

12/18/2003 8:17 PM I will never get used to being stranded because of car problems. My Toyota pick-up truck left my possession with 220,000 miles and was reliable up to the end and I never had so much as a flat with it. I did leave my lights on a few times in a McDonalds…

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Windy Winter Morning

In the morning when I wakeAnd see the beauty God can makeI know it can’t get better than this When I can see five milesIt makes me smileTo live in this heavenly bliss The brisk winter windMakes the oak branches bendAnd can make your eye tear But as I stand and turn aroundListening to the…

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Full Power

Well I finally took a hot shower on the ranch! Bluebonnet came out yesterday and completed the meter installation and connectet the power to electrical panel on the pole behind the house. I got home around 12:30 AM and started turning on all the breakers for the furnace and water heater. I pulled all the…

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One Week on the Ranch

12/8/2003 8:58 PM I have spent my first week living on the Lone Worm Ranch. It has been a week full of discovery and challenges. Taking cold showers and going to bed with the chickens and waking up 4 hours before sunrise are just a few of the moments that have made this week interesting.Today…

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One Week on the Ranch

I have spent my first week living on the Lone Worm Ranch. It has been a week full of discovery and challenges. Taking cold showers and going to bed with the chickens and waking up 4 hours before sunrise are just a few of the moments that have made this week interesting. Today Dan Nettles…

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Good Morning Bambi

Window pane 1 Window pane 2 Window pane 3 Thick clouds at night gave way to a beautiful morning full of sunshine and clear skis. I was sitting in the kitchen drinking my smoothie and making phone calls to start my day. As I was talking to the road contractor I noticed four animals that…

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