The case arrived from FalbaTech! I went with the simple white one expecting to paint it, however I couldn't resist putting it all together. Finally putting this project to some use.

After some delay a set of keycaps arrived. All that's left is a case!

Just returned from an anniversary camping trip with the wife. A lovely weekend in the Texas hillcountry. The weather was cool and clear; a nice break from everyday trappings.

Messing around with an RTL-SDR this evening using rtl_433
( ) to decode the signal from a cheap off the shelf weather station I have out in the garden.
I'm having some ideas for future projects with this.

For fun here is the tail end of a time lapse I had running while piecing this together.

Left hand side of the ErgoDox populated! A bit tedious but nothing difficult.

Digi-Key day! More components for the keyboard. Mostly passives and the I/O expander, still waiting on the teensy.
Suppose its time to cleanup my shamefully cluttered workbench. 😳

The switches arrived today! Surprisingly difficult to find a vendor that had them in stock.

Sad to say but these are going to the compost. I let the okra get out ahead of me, and a good batch of them got too big and therefore too tough to eat.

Spent some time last week working with the pocket chip. A bit of that time included rearranging the homepage launcher.

A week or so ago I hastily purchased this little network-attached TV tuner and a cheap antenna to watch World Cup on a local ota Telemundo station.

I've gotta say I'm impressed! The picture is very good, and the little device just works. I can watch the stream from VLC or use a plugin on the Kodi box on the TV. I'm by no means a fan of network television, but this setup already has me thinking about possible upgrades/improvements.

Harvested a nice flush of peppers today. Started a lacto ferment with most of them for some eventual hot sauce.

Shishitos (let them go too long but still delicious), serranos, and a yellow scotch bonnet.

A bit warm for it this evening, but few things clear my mind as well as tending a fire. Solutions to long standing problems, perspective on where I am in my life, generally just stopping and checking in with myself.

Tweaked the nmon options for the tiny Cloudshell2 display. I found this much more useful than the default from

CPU and Drive activity at a glance and removed network activity, as it made very little sense when using a bunch of docker containers.

After install you can tweak this by editing /bin/cloudshell-nmon and changing the default option string near the bottom.
This output uses:
export NMON=xtfcdG

Swapped the stock fan in the CloudShell 2 to something quieter.

Fit perfectly and sooo much better.

Made it to San Antonio today for BSidesSATX, and I gotta say, it's a bit weird to see this particular sponsor.

Some beautiful thunderstorms rolling by Austin today.

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