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it's how it is...

The Field Lab - Sun, 2023/02/05 - 3:31pm

1 Corinthians 1:18  For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.  

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Dad&Mom

The Field Lab - Sat, 2023/02/04 - 5:49pm

54,70,30,0,C

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Waiting on parts...

The Field Lab - Fri, 2023/02/03 - 3:53pm

Held up by the bad weather earlier this week...53,59,31,0,C

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I could live here...

The Field Lab - Thu, 2023/02/02 - 5:14pm
57,66,44,0,C
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Icy day...

The Field Lab - Wed, 2023/02/01 - 2:34pm
37,43,31, .68",B

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Plants prepped for a cold snap...

The Field Lab - Tue, 2023/01/31 - 4:37pm

My big oldest living tomato plant sprung back to life after I thought it had been killed in the last freeze. Fired up my spare "MrHeater" to hopefully keep the plants cozy.  30,35,32, .05,B

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First rain?

The Field Lab - Mon, 2023/01/30 - 3:29pm
Good chance of some road wrecking weather coming up.  Been seeing a lot of daily traffic lately.  Wondering how many of them are aware of what happens when it rains out here.  Any bets on how many vehicles will get stuck?  45,65,48,0,B

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Lost and found...

The Field Lab - Sun, 2023/01/29 - 4:20pm
Listen Here.
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Linear...

The Field Lab - Sat, 2023/01/28 - 3:54pm

63,68,30,0,C

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motor madness...

The Field Lab - Fri, 2023/01/27 - 6:11pm
Hooking up and synchronizing a second stepper off a single ESP8266 microcontroller went surprisingly well.  Still ran into a few idiosyncrasies that made no sense - but found work arounds.  50,64,24,0,B
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stepper motor hell...

The Field Lab - Thu, 2023/01/26 - 4:23pm

Fought with this all day and finally figured out (I think...) how to get it to cooperate with the micro controller and software.  Pretty frustrating when you try sample code exactly - and things don't work.  Tomorrow I try to get a second motor running off the same controller and coordinate their movement.  47,54,33,0,B 

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another clock kit from China

The Field Lab - Wed, 2023/01/25 - 3:16pm

You can buy one here.53,61,22,0,B

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#2 out in the world

The Field Lab - Tue, 2023/01/24 - 3:53pm
They sure grow fast!  The brother (or sister) that came to visit is just a month older than the new baby.  45,54,38,0,W
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Goin' down the rabbit hole...

The Field Lab - Mon, 2023/01/23 - 4:19pm
59,72,26,0,W
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Ponder this...

The Field Lab - Sun, 2023/01/22 - 2:49pm

  Proverbs 4:26  

Ponder the path of thy feet 

and let all thy ways be established.

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Add another to the wish list...

The Field Lab - Sat, 2023/01/21 - 4:09pm

Coming soon to Kickstarter...55,65,33,0,B

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Getting a little old for that...

The Field Lab - Fri, 2023/01/20 - 5:26pm
63,72,31,0,C
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Arduino world...

The Field Lab - Thu, 2023/01/19 - 4:58pm

Sucess at programming and firing up this little self-setting digital date and time clock using an ESP8266 Node MCU with an SSD1306 OLED display module.  Once plugged into 5VDC, this wifi enabled microcontroller goes online automatically and gets the correct time and date from a network time protocol (NTP) server.  I had to change a few lines of code from a sample I downloaded in order to get it to work. 58,67,27,0,C

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Old art

The Field Lab - Wed, 2023/01/18 - 2:53pm

Light fixture I built 25 years ago from parts I found in a great junk yard in Connecticut.  Back in my "arty-farty days" in NYC, I must have ventured there about 10 times.  Plugged it in and it still works.  After all these years I'm going to repurpose this for a clock project I have in mind.  53,65,40,0,W

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more parts on order...

The Field Lab - Tue, 2023/01/17 - 5:44pm

63,77,36,0,B

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