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v7.0, February 26, 2015

Welcome to my recently remodeled Eclectic World!  This site serves as my central "hub" for all my various homes on the internet, as well as being home to my book, movie, and video game collections. 

Recent Blog Posts

Posted: May 21, 2016 03:48:21 AM

Of Cars and Things

So, in random news, I am tentatively making plans to replace Luna (my 2003 Malibu; less than 74,000 miles) in maybe a year or so. If I do so, it will be following the Suze Orman rule about not being any car you need more than a 3 year loan to get and my personal rule […] The post Of Cars and Things ...

Posted: May 2, 2016 04:05:02 PM

New Tablet, Chibi Gin, Revealed

I finally decided on a tablet last week and went to pick it up Friday.  So which one did I finally decide on? Saturday I picked up a Targus 3D case (mine looks slightly different, with a nice magnetic latch, so maybe an older version of this one, but I like the latch it came […] The post New Tablet, ...

Posted: May 1, 2016 01:00:01 PM

2016 Goal Check In: April Results

Financials remain on track, another goal cancelled, a little progress on some, and I added two new goals.  Also got going on one goal before I could even put it on the list: give my laptop an upgrade with a new SSD and max out the memory (parts ordered anyway), so not adding to the list. […] The ...

Posted: April 29, 2016 08:48:29 PM

An Eclectic World Recode: DB Conversion Scripts

I initially planned my first actual post to be on setting up Zend in a hosted environment.  I’ve done what I think is needed, but I haven’t actually tested it due to the lack of a true hosted environment to push to just yet (I’ll have it before the end of the series when I […] The post An ...

Posted: April 26, 2016 01:00:26 PM

Tablet Considerations

I currently have an iPad 2 (yes, 2). It was bought somewhere around June 2011 for a former co-worker,  then conveyed to me the following year after said co-worker retired.  It’s a 64 GB, wi-fi only model.  For those who may not recall, the iPad 2 features Apple A5 (which has a 1 GHz dual […] The ...

Recent Photos on Flickr

Making Mango Orange Cookies

Making Black Cherry Ice Cream

Making Mango Orange Cookies

Making Mango Orange Cookies

Making Mango Orange Cookies