The K0BSR Ring

I was contacted by email from an amateur radio operator, Ben K0BSR, in Colorado. Hams reading this will know how to find out more about him. He saw my silver work and wondered if I could make him an amateur radio callsign ring. I have made several versions for myself and my own radio call sign. I asked him for suggestions and he came up with the idea that he wanted it to look like...

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My 53 Rocket 88

My office computer is acting like an old car. Maybe a 1950’s Chevy. My mother had one of those. Not sure of the year. The differential gear broke and the rear axle shaft and wheel departed the car while driving around a corner. I have owned many old cars myself. I had a 1953 Olds, Rocket 88 in 1965. That 12 year old car ran most of the time but was always breaking down and...

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No Pictures Allowed

I suddenly developed problems loading photos (jpegs) to my CMS sites through their built-in PHP handlers. This was for Joomla and WordPress. This was only with ixwebhosting. I tested my Joomla in the AWS cloud and back end photo loading worked perfectly there. The strange part was that it seemed to be only with .jpg files I had been editing with Adobe. But I soon discovered files straight off the camera had the same issue....

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Adobe

I have been a user of Adobe software almost from the day the Adobe business was created. I used some of the products like Aldus PageMaker before they became Adobe products. I have several full suites of Adobe web and graphic design. Adobe and many other such products have gone to a subscription / creative cloud-based (CC) distribution. I presently have a CC subscription to the Adobe Photo Editing package with PhotoShop, Lightroom, and a...

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