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Road to the Ultimate Peach

After 34 years of running, the email message that changed my life arrived in my inbox on…

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A Look Back at 2023

Happy New Year! Our new annual tradition is to take some time to reflect on the year…

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Christmas in New York City

Neither of our children were available to spend Christmas with us this year, a first for us,…

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Chicago in 4 days

I’m a sucker for cheap flight deals. Cherish hasn’t traveled much. This combination means when an email…

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Plex Meta Manager – working code

A few weeks back I was on Reddit and I came across a post about automating several…

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Meet Milo

We rescued a dog! Oh boy. On July 23, 2023 we brought home a new family member….

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Workspace ONE UEM Tag Automation

Alexander Askin needs a beer. Or a coffee. Maybe a tea. His choice. I’ve never met the…

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Where, oh, where, can our Tesla be?

Updated 05/20/2023 Buying a Tesla is different than buying any other car on the market. I thought…

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Why won’t Alexa play my Playlist?

Updated 04/26/2023 Why is our SmartHome so dumb sometimes? Seriously. I need some help troubleshooting why Alexa…

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Tesla Vehicle Safety Recalls

The NHTSA reports a total of 14 safety recalls for the 2019 Tesla Model 3. Due to…

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Goodbye Rodimus Prime! Hello 2023 Model Y LR!

With joy and a touch of sadness, I sold Rodimus Prime. Rodimus was a few months shy…

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A look back at 2022

January January was a chill month spent mostly with family and friends. With a few family birthday’s…

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2 more years of driving

In my “One Year Later” blog posted here I posted what the first 10 months of drive…

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Obituary for Buddy Mangrum 11/22/2022

Buddy’s smile touched your soul with a warmth and joy that words fail to describe. He was…

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How to Configure VMware Drop Ship Provisioning ONLINE to join Active Directory

Last Updated 11/22/2023 Once you get past the confusing terminology, using VMware’s Drop Ship Provisioning (DSP) to…

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We said “I do!” Cue the trumpets and fireworks!

By modern-day wedding standards our lack of wedding planning flummoxed and flabbergasted everyone involved but us. I…

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Auto-Update ACC often fails if ACC is configured for domain join

Last updated: 06/20/2023 Like two peas in a pod, the VMware Workspace ONE UEM Console (UEM) and…

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Home Improvement Projects – 10 months later

Ten months ago I posted about the move to our new home in this blog. I’m thrilled…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Windows Domain Join using Workspace ONE UEM

Updated: October 24, 2023 I miss the days when a Windows desktop computer never left the office….

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Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband first impressions

Last night I attended the Kacey Musgraves concert at the State Farm Arena. It’s the first live…

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