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Maryland Heights Hike

A beautiful climb up Maryland Heights and some great views off the cliff overlooking Harpers Ferry. Our first hike in WV! Fabulous weather and Patapsco was shimmering all along. Brought Appa here a few days later and he was able to walk all across the bridge and over to the other side of the river.…

Old Rag Mountain Hike

One of those really good hikes! With a total 3000+ ft elevation gain and close to a mile of rock scrambling to the top, this one is set to remain one of my favorites. Garmin Connect GPX

Stamp collection digitized

About two decades ago, I chanced upon a small collection of stamps from my Dad. Thanks to friends who were also into stamps then, an amazing mail-man who’d collect and pass-on stamps from other countries over to me and not to forget Kitta Mama – our then neighbor; Over the next few years, I was…

Mini yet mighty

I’ve had my eyes on the Intel NUC for a while now. My current laptop has been on a downward spiral and a few days back, when I came across a fabulous deal on eBay for an unboxed but unused NUC, I took the dive and ordered it. With 16GB RAM, 256GB NVMe SSD, 8TH…

State of The Networks – Jun 2020

A quick rundown on the state of the home-servers I run or applications I host on the cloud. My ‘Homelab’ setup has not changed much since my last update in January. I did add in a switch and installed a wireguard vpn on the RPI 3B+ that fronts as a reverse proxy for the Nextcloud…