Stan’s Obligatory Blog

Happy Thanksgiving


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Lucinda had her first sleep-over trip today. She spent the night at Aunt Maggi’s house. This was the first time she has spent the night away from home.


Filed under: — stan @ 12:00 am

Got a new Epson 1650U scanner. Rebuilt SANE front and backends. Added ‘device uscanner’ and rebuilt kernel. The device is ‘/dev/uscanner0′. Had to remove ‘/dev/scanner’.


Filed under: — stan @ 12:00 am

GIMP 1.2 upgrade.


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4.6-STABLE upgrade built from source.


Filed under: — stan @ 8:58 pm

We took Lucinda up into the local mountains for the first time today. We hiked about a half-mile on a fire road near Mt. Wilson. She wants to do it again. Pictures at


Filed under: — stan @ 12:00 am


- Mozilla 1.0
- jdk 1.3.1
- mozilla-flashplugin 0.4.10


Filed under: — stan @ 8:58 pm

Today was the first time that Lucinda fed the dogs all by herself. She got both bowls, filled them, and then set them out in their proper positions for the dogs to eat.


Filed under: — stan @ 7:58 pm

Two big milestones today. First, since Lucinda has graduated to sleeping in the big bed, we took down her crib. Second, she has learned to pump on her swing. Pictures at


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Aunt Maggi bought Lucinda a tricycle some time ago. This evening, she rode it all the way around the block for the first time. Pictures at


Filed under: — stan @ 12:00 am

4.4 upgrade.

Had to:

- chmod u+s /usr/libexec/mail.local
- chmod 666 /dev/pass0

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