Oh look, there’s a blog here.

It’s been awhile again, hasn’t it? Well, I’m still here.

Here’s the thing: I’m bi-polar. And when I was really manic last year, all I wanted was to do neat stuff and write about it.

I’m not manic anymore, and writing holds little interest. But I do still enjoy doing neat stuff. So, I’m going to make an effort to post something here, about weekly, even if it’s just a quick check-in like this one.

I’ve got a lot of stuff in the pipeline now. A lot of it won’t progress much until I have a source of income, but I still find bits and pieces to tinker with now and then.

Here’s what I’m working on and might write about soon:

  • Rebuilding my entire home network and servers
  • Reconfiguring my Home Assistant setup for better home automation.
  • Building a custom touchscreen interface to my home automation system with Kivy.
  • Building a multi-room audio system for music and notifications, controlled by my home automation system.

There’s more, but those are the few that I have notes handy for. Check back in a week or so and see if I’ve managed to stick to the plan. We’ll see.


Upcoming Posts

Hi, everyone.

I’ve had an unexpectedly great response to my earlier post, Amateur Radio 101, and I can’t wait to get the next one in the series out for you all. Thanks so much for stopping by!

I thought I’d let you know what I’m working on for my next few posts, so here they are, in no particular order. All subject to change, of course. I tend to write about whatever I’m in the mood for at any given moment. Find the list after the break. Continue reading “Upcoming Posts”


Hi there! I’m Steve. I make stuff occasionally, and I learn about all kinds of things for no good reason.

I’ll go into a bit more detail whenever I get around to writing a proper “About Me” page, but this will do for now.

My major interests, and thus the major topics of this blog, are Linux, amateur radio, home automation, and tinkering with electronics. Read on for a bit more about what I’ve got in mind.

Continue reading “Welcome”