Managing My Music Files with the Command Line

Raspberry Pi hoked up to router and hub

I recently wrote an article for opensource.com, “Why I switched from Apple Music to Jellyfin and Raspberry Pi.” I hope you’ll read that first — or at least skim it — because it’s really fun and you’ll have more context…

WordPress Post Created Using CLI on a Wyse Terminal

Okay, here’s the thing. I’m a geek about retro technology. Whether it’s old printing presses, cars (before computers), laptops, or dumb terminals, it doesn’t matter. I love finding old tech and giving it new life. I’m writing this post on…

WordPress Site Changes Using CLI

I’ve been using WordPress since 2009 or so. I even wrote an essay about it because I love working in it so much. For over ten years, I built sites, made edits to config files, and tweaked PHP files using…

Back to School

I’m going back to school. Okay, not really, because I’m not actually going to a formal school of any kind – unless you count Udemy or FreeCodeCamp.org. To be more clear, what I’m doing is building myself a curriculum for…

Movies and Books Collection

The Project: I wanted to create an online database where my family could view our movie and book collection at a glance. Users should have the ability to view, sort, search the collections. They should also be able to add,…

The time I made a rocket fly with BASIC

I am a child of the ’80s. That means that a communication device you could carry in your pocket and allowed you to talk to anyone on the planet was a thing reserved for Captain Kirk. It also means that…

My Brief History in Coding

woman at computer terminal 1980

Over the years, my coding journey has been sporadic at best. It’s been all over the place as I’ve worked in other careers, mainly illustration and animation. The timeline looks something like this: 1981 I first learned to code BASIC…