Grant Hutchinson

2020-05-21: I may have figured out why the floppy drive in my Quadra 700 wasn’t working.

2020-05-20: Boot’d. Reinstalled one of my recently re-capped Macintosh IIcx motherboards into its case, fiddled around …

2020-05-04: The original Apple QuickTake. Never forget.

2020-04-30: Volvo, spotted.

2020-04-26: The lady whippet of the house.

2020-04-06: Connected my (almost) 20 year old Griffin PowerMate to my current desktop setup. I had forgotten how …

2020-03-10: Bourbon is a disinfectant, right?

2020-02-18: Tea, Earl Grey, hot.

2020-02-16: Cleaning the floppy drives from a pair of recently recapped Macintosh IIcx boxen. As one does. …

2020-01-20: SCSI’ing. Testing a 30 year old SCSI hard drive that will eventually wing its way overseas as a transplant for …

2020-01-12: Pew. Pew. Pew. The latest update to my Comment Blacklist for WordPress contains over 39,000 spam-blasting terms and …

2020-01-05: U-matic. This somewhat vintage beast is my Sony VO-9850, a professional U-matic video cassette deck. It will …

2020-01-01: Visual cacophony, indeed. This is the current state of my basement workshop. Obviously, there is a metric shitload of …

2020-01-01: First thought of the new year … what good will I do today?

2019-12-14: Bug fixes and performance improvements. Generic release notes — otherwise known as “bug fixes and performance improvements” —equate to lazy …

2019-12-07: Glowforge’ing Christmas accoutrements.

2019-12-03: Cassettes.

2019-12-03: TIL: CDr frost rot is a thing.

2019-12-02: Now, that’s a keyboard.

2019-12-02: Actually, it wasn’t a seizure. Four months after my initial “event”, both the neurologist and the MRI results gave us the answer. …

2019-04-07: Actually, I think I had a seizure. I’ve fainted before. A handful of times, dating back to when I was still in my teens. The last time …

2019-01-09: It’s late. As per most evenings, my wife has gone to bed a couple of hours ago. I’m still up, but have …

2018-12-05: Current status.

2018-11-16: Mastodon’ing, occasionally.

2018-01-20: Godspeed, Mr Allen. I never managed to meet Dean Allen in person. We shared one of those sporadic internet …

2017-06-01: Melting signage abstraction. Spotted at outdoor swimming pool in Calgary. Guest appearance by a rather unfortunate instance of …

2017-05-08: Currently several zones off standard time.

2017-04-30: Snow Leopard Forever.

2017-04-29: Originally posted on Twitter, I felt this tidbit needed to be shared here as well. “The entire …

2017-04-29: Good morning. Please direct me to your nearest cup of coffee.

2017-04-28: The workshop.

2017-04-28: Boom.

2017-04-28: This is just a quick test of mirroring to GitHub after adjusting the access token scope again. This …

2017-04-27: I’ve been attempting to connect mirco.blog to GitHub as described in this help document. One of the …

2017-04-27: I stopped blogging. I’m not entirely sure why it happened, but it did. Nearly a decade ago, the …