TRF 2016

This last weekend was the last weekend for the 2016 Texas Renaissance Festival. Since the fall has been a bit crazy with sports and the new job that we only got to go one time this year.

Naturally, I took my camera, but as luck would have it, the battery which said it was full before I left was actually flat, and died on me. I ended up using my phone (Nexus 5x), which turned out took decent pictures within limits. Action shots were out. However, I did manage to get a few I liked, so on the photographic front, it was not a total loss.

On the family and fun side, we all had a blast, as the weather was near perfect. We still did not manage to leave at the right time, and it did take us almost 45 minutes to leave the parking lot. Oh, well.

TLS everywhere

So, I decided it was time to go TLS (aka https) with all my websites. This is something I have wanted to do for a while, but I held off due to the way I had to get my laptop on the wireless at the previous job. Now that I have left, there was no need for that, so away I go!

On the job front, this was an odd week to start with almost everybody on my new team being out due to the holiday. I finally got my accounts all settled today, and spent the day doing that every populare on-boarding trainnig which while is a drag, is very much needed.

With the holiday tomorrow, and a vacation day Friday, I get to have a nice long weekend with the family. This will be nice.

In other news, I got the latest version of TrueOS on my Acer C720. So far, everything I have tried works accept for the touchpad, but I have not spent any time looking into it. Once I get that working, and play with it a bit more, I think I will convert my Lenovo ThinkPad X260.