Archive for date: March 19, 2005

Minor Project Success

March 19, 2005 | General, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I figured out why my attempt to create a LiveCD for FreeBSD was dying: init was compiled with shared libraries, and something was apparently screwy. I replaced it with a version of init which was statically linked, and then found out that all my other binaries were also still dynamically linked, and they failed […]

Scrappy in a Scrap

March 19, 2005 | General, My Diary | By: Mark VandeWettering

Our sometimes-feral cat Scrappy has been fiesty lately. The previous two nights I’ve heard him picking a fight with random cats which stray into our yard. Last night he didn’t show up for his regular night time meal, and this morning he was in our garage (through his cat door) and meowing pitifully. He’s favoring […]

Gutenberg Gem: The Cyder-Maker’s Instructor

March 19, 2005 | Cooking and Recipes, Gutenberg Gems | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’m fascinated by old cookbooks and the like, which is why I found The Cyder-Maker’s Instructor, Sweet-Maker’s Assistant, and Victualler’s and Housekeeper’s Director to be interesting. I mean really, who thinks about making cider anymore? Old knowledge, preserved.

Duct Tape is like The Force

March 19, 2005 | Arts and Crafts | By: Mark VandeWettering

It has a light side, and a dark side, and it binds the universe together. You can also turn it into wallets.