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Category: meta

Be Honest meta

Does this outfit make me look O(2n)?

Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette Index meta

Recently the normal site to host this index has experienced some technical difficulties. I will endeavor to add to this amazing resource by Maynard Van Roekel NGSL Gazette Indexes

It is said meta

Hell hath no alarm clock like that of a cat who is hungry.

Little Starr and Creamsicle meta

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Denver Tramway Company 42" gauge track meta

While Downing at 10th is being repaved, an artifact of earlier transport history appears. Baggage

Grade separation meta

The siding and main are on slightly different elevations, per prototype.


Ahead of the storm meta

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Murdercat meta

Murdercat, Murdercat,

Why did you murder that?

Toy mouses, balls of string

Shiny Crinkly Anything.

Robe Belts, Exposed Toes,

Sinking your teeth into my nose

Toy trains, Birthday balloons

Take a minute to stop and mew.

Agile Methodologies meta

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SketchUp Face Me components meta
EduDr. Temple
People say I have a big Moth meta


We haven't updated anything. meta

We haven't updated our Terms of Service.

We haven't updated our Privacy Policy.

We don't use cookie to track your behavior.

We don't sell data to third parties you might be interested it.

Hell, I barely check the logs at all these days.

Architecture is a series of absences meta

An absence of space is where we live. An absence of consciousness when we sleep. An absence in walls make up windows. An absence of hunger makes a kitchen.

Aw Hail No. meta

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I should walk away from the internets meta


First crewed launches meta

Gagarin (Vostok-K ~4 launches before crew)

Shepard (Mercury-Redstone ~3 launches)

Komarov (Soyuz 13 +5 launches)

Glenn (Mercury Atlas ~7 launches)

Komarov / Feoktistov / Yegorov (Voskhod ~3 launches)

Grissom / Young (Gemini Titan II ~10 launches)

Schirra, Eisele, Cunningham (Saturn 1B 4 launches)

Borman, Lovell, Anders (Saturn V 3rd launch)

Filipchenko / Rukavishnikov (Soyuz-U +10 launches)

Young / Lovell (Space Shuttle 1st launch )

Liwei (Shenzhou / Chang Zheng 2F 5th launch)

Something to Crow about meta


Work Bug meta


Suicide Booths could be named this too. meta


certbot error fix meta

If you are getting the error:

Attempting to renew cert from /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/example.com.conf produced an unexpected error: At least one of the required ports is already taken.. Skipping.

Add hooks to start and stop your webserver in certbot's cron job:

0 */12 * * * root test -x /usr/bin/certbot -a ! -d /run/systemd/system && perl -e 'sleep int(rand(3600))' && certbot -q r enew --pre-hook "service nginx stop" --post-hook "service nginx start"

Technical Debt is my business meta

And business is good.

Jokes meta

What do you call computers that write poetry? Beep-niks Chemistry jokes are funny if you know what amine.

IT Koan meta

What is the sound of one TCP socket ACKing?

Windy days are fun meta

Some days in Denver you get a steady wind. Baggage

Steel Saw-by in Boulder meta

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Denver Northwest Terminal Co meta



Colfax after Snow meta


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Please recycle your freight cars meta


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Gondola on Flatcar meta

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Moffat tunnel in parade of lights meta



Herzog meta

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We all immigrated here meta

We all immigrated to the Americas In boats In flight In chains In Ancestor=92s Dreams=

Modeling Light - Talk presentation meta

Link to my notes on modeling light on model railroads.

Blackstone test prints at 37th NNGC meta


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Goose 2 Plow Width meta



Work Train on East Portal Wye meta

The wye track that was once used to turn steam engines at East Portal = was used Saturday June 25th to tuck a short work train out of the way. = Some classic MOW equipment from a variety of predecessor roads.=

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Subject test meta



Subject test meta