## ODonnellWeb – Category misc

Installing a Comodo SSL Certificate on Webfaction

Posted on 07/23/2017 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Security


With Google getting more and more picky about ignoring websites that don't use SSL, I went ahead and added a SSL certificate to ODonnellWeb. I think the whole exercise is pretty damn silly. There is nothing non-public on the site, and no opportunity to login or otherwise share any ...

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AT: Pinnacle Picnic Area to Mary's Rock Hike

Posted on 07/19/2017 in misc • Tagged with Hikes

Mary's Rock

This is a nice 7 mile out and back on the AT, with really nice views to the west at several points along the way, and the spectacular 270 degree view at Mary’s Rock as your reward at the turnaround point.

I did this this hike on Saturday July ...

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I Didn't Kill John Mellencamp

Posted on 07/04/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music

John Mellencamp

My two previous attempts to see John Mellencamp ended with canceled concerts and life threatening health issues for Mellencamp in one case, and a band member in the other case. He walked off the stage in apparent good health after the show last night, so my conscious is clear. He ...

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Personal Blogs are hard when you have no life

Posted on 07/02/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Books

The Circle

Back when I had young kids I had more blog fodder than I knew what to do with. These days, the kids are adults, and I work from home all day. There are weeks that I get to Wednesday or Thursday without putting shoes on. I'm not complaining. I ...

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Posted on 06/21/2017 in misc • Tagged with Books, Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Google

The Circle


That is the mantra of The Circle, the fictional but all too plausible social media company that destroys Facebook, Twitter, Google and Instagram in the social media game in the Dave Eggers novel, The Circle. (It was also just released as ...

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A sneak peek at intelligent healthcare reform

Posted on 06/18/2017 in misc • Tagged with Healthcare

Lewis Peak 1

My imaginary Internet friend Paul McAleer wrote a blog post about the pain of simple health care tasks like using your FSA account. Been there, done that, have the scars from bashing my head against my desk. However, it sparked a connection in my brain. Due the the high cost ...

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