Craig's Blog

Random Ideas and Projects. Yes, Random.

  • “Item Not Found” error when deleting a file on Windows

    3 Comments February 10, 2010

    I ran into an issue today that I’ve hit before but never been able to solve – but since I really didn’t want to reformat the hard drive to fix it, I did a bit more research.

    The … more

  • Fixing a broken start menu in Windows 7

    No Comments January 19, 2010

    I’m putting this here as a reminder to myself, but also in case somebody I know runs into this as well.

    This happened to me when I was testing the Beta for Windows 7 – and I was fairly … more

  • Pictures from the 12th Night party

    January 10, 2010

    Using any excuse I can to practice taking pictures and not having a good place to setup at home, I used Karen and Randy’s Awesome 12th Night party as the perfect place to get a few practice … more

  • Been a while...

    January 6, 2010

    It's been a while since I posted anything, but I finally have made some progress with the Arduino.


    Since I'm building my own board eventually for the railroad signals I'm planning, I … more

  • New Lights in the Skyline…

    No Comments October 13, 2009

    As I was leaving work tonight I happened to see that they have started turning on the LED lights on the Duke Energy building… and boy does it add a lot of color to the skyline… I can& … more

  • 40 years ago today...

    October 5, 2009

    On October 4th, 1969 (That’d be just over a year before I was born) Monty Python aired their first episode on BBC…

    And the search for the Holy Grail has never been the same.

    http:// … more

  • The Electro-Plasmic Hydrocephalic Genre-Fiction Generator 2000

    September 30, 2009

    (From David Maliki’s Website - – there is also an automated version of it at: that I couldn’t look at.*)

    I Saw this … more

  • Pictures from Caribbean Carnevale at Castle McCulloch

    September 2, 2009

    Just wanted to let everybody know that was waiting for me to post these - I have uploaded the pictures from the Caribbean Carnevale on my Flickr site: … more

  • Last week in Craig’s life…

    August 3, 2009

    This last week was a flurry of events captured in pictures – mostly related to me going to a couple of parties with friends. 

    I also managed to get some of my backlog of pictures uploaded … more

  • July 4th, 2009

    July 7, 2009

    Just a minor note…. After I spent the entire day at HCRR, running trains and cooking out, We visited for a while at Randy & Karen’s place, had some good food and watched a bit of a … more