Serendipity, the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way (link) has been an important part of my life. Not in the development of my character (that has been shaped by nurture, nature, and pivotal events (link)), but in the everyday flow of my life. Two recent examples: Continue reading Serendipity


Update: Sump Monitoring

On February 2, 2018 I posted The Internet of Things is here . . . , an article about my initial experience with IoT where I described my plan to monitor the water level in my sump and prevent a repeat of the almost catastrophic flooding of 2016.

120 days (and 151,645 measurements) later, the sump is dry and it’s time to take stock. Continue reading Update: Sump Monitoring