Monthly Archive: December 2015

Installing nginx 1.9.7 on Ubuntu 15.04 / 15.10 0

Installing nginx 1.9.7 on Ubuntu 15.04 / 15.10

Historically I’ve been one for the LAMP stack. However over the past year or two I’ve spent a lot more time working with new fun technologies like Node.JS and Meteor. While there is nothing wrong with running these applications inside the LAMP world, some things like Websockets just don’t work well with Apache. As such I’ve been exploring the dark and dangerous world of nginx. Being one to love the...

Planting the Winter Urban Garden 0

Planting the Winter Urban Garden

Dateline: 2015-11-24 Time was of the essence. The trip to Half Moon Bay Nursery was a huge success and lots of plants were ready to be planted. However there was a kink in the works, by the end of the night we’d be off to our Thanksgiving holiday. Being gone for the better part of a week without getting our sproutlings in the ground sounded like a Bad Idea™ so...

Winter Urban Garden Shopping: Half Moon Bay Nursery 0

Winter Urban Garden Shopping: Half Moon Bay Nursery

Dateline: 2015-11-22 Way back in September, at the end of the summer season, we talked about ours plans for a winter crop. Unfortunately for “life happens” reasons, we didn’t really get around to doing much until November. It’s a little late to get planting for winter, but San Francisco winters are mild and we figured it was worth a shot anyway. A few weeks ago we tried Home Depot for...