This site has been around since December 2000, and like everyone and everything since then, it’s had its ups and downs. I’m glad you decided to stop by for whatever it is at the moment. It’s been fun having a place to write things that feel like they belong to me, not to the place where I write them.

Roland FANTOM-07 Firmware Update

If you have a Roland FANTOM-07, and you’d like to update the firmware (a.k.a. FANTOM-06/07/08 SYSTEM PROGRAM) as documented on the Roland support site, I have one tip that I’d like to share:

Let's Try Hugo

What if I could just edit a text file and have it statically rendered into a web page without having to think about it too much?

Marked Safe

It occurred to me today that the last thing I wrote here was just before the March 2020 start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and, well, you know.

"I Got It to Work"

I have a number of stories, anecdotes, sayings, analogies, etc. to which I often return in my work as an IT management person.