Author: Mike Pihlman

  • Using the Pixel 6 Pro

    Using the Pixel 6 Pro

    Ordering Adventure I spent the morning of October 19, 2021 at the Vet for Blaze and TRYING to order a Pixel 6 Pro, a case, and a 30 watt charger. I experienced N-U-M-E-R-O-U-S problems with the Google web site (I suspect they under-estimated the interest)….. Here is the error code I experienced: Then, after an […]

  • Replacing our Old DE Pool Filter with a New Cartridge Filter

    Replacing our Old DE Pool Filter with a New Cartridge Filter

    UPDATE 4/16/2022: The filter cartridge that came with the new Hayward filter lasted only 8 months (with anal care every month)! We bought a Pleatco filter from Leslie’s. So far so good. We will see how long THAT lasts. Back in the day, our DE filter was the very best! It kept our pool sparkling […]

  • Remote Working: Which is more valuable to you? Money or Time?

    Remote Working: Which is more valuable to you? Money or Time?

    I saw an article this morning (August 10, 2021) stating in the headline that remote workers at Google might be working at reduced salary. I say……so what? The benefits of telecommuting…..errrr, remote working FAR OUTSTRIP any little bit of less money you might be making versus going into the OFFICE everyday. I did a quick […]

  • Arlo Security Camera Catches Catalytic Converter Thieves

    Arlo Security Camera Catches Catalytic Converter Thieves

    Thought it might be interesting to see the Arlo Security Camera in action on July 1, 2021 starting at 2:45 AM. The Tracy Police will be given this link in case it might help any investigations they may be working on. If anyone has great video processing tools / skills and wants to help ID […]