Author Archives: Robert Barron

Virtual Geocache Confirmation Page

I made some changes to the virtual cache confirmation page on my Austin Explorer site. The layout is a bit improved. Yes, I know it’s still not great, but I’m not a designer and I don’t have that much time … Continue reading

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Vine Pruning

Since moving to Sonoma, Penny and I have taken an increased interest in wine. We’re not content to merely drink the final product, though that’s fun too. We both took an interest in how and why things are done the … Continue reading

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Index Attribute in ASP.Net Core

I was attempting to add an [Index] attribute to a field on a project I started recently that’s using ASP.Net Core 2.2. Though the number of records in the table for now is not terribly large I was just planning … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Get To Know Your Neighbors

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Communities usually come together when an emergency hits. There’s safety in numbers and assisting one another … Continue reading

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A Fungus Among Us

Typically, the Bay Area gets a lot of rain showers throughout the winter. The near constant moisture in the air and soil has caused an explosion of mushroom growth in our yard. Are any of these edible? The only safe … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas to one and all from the Barron household. Curry, in particular, would like to share a word or two.

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The Best Christmas Songs

Many popular Christmas songs have been re-recorded numerous times. Do an Amazon MP3 search for some of the more popular ones and you might find more than one thousand listed. But there can only be one best rendition.  Here is … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Leave The Lights On. And a TV

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. This is is a fairly simple idea.  When forced to evacuate your home lock up and … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Photograph and Video Everything in Your House

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. Whatever level of preparedness you apply before a disaster, there is a chance that much of … Continue reading

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Emergency Lessons – Make a List, Check it Twice

This article is one of a series of posts that emerged due to the 2017 wildfires that ravaged California wine country near our home. The community of Glen Ellen, north of Sonoma, was hard hit by the 2017 fires.  Jack … Continue reading

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