Splitting a Calibre Library

Written by shakiestnerd in Technology on Wed 30 May 2018. Tags: eBooks, Calibre,


If you have a collection of eBooks, you may already be a Calibre user. Calibre is a powerful ebook manager that helps organize your collection of electronic books. It supports every major ebook format that I have ever thrown at it. If you have any ebook or document collection …

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AisleRiot Solitaire

Written by shakiestnerd in Technology on Sat 26 May 2018. Tags: Games, Linux,

One of the standby linux games is AisleRiot Solitaire. I know, it's not all that exciting, it's solitaire. But sometimes you are just looking for something quick and light to fill the time.

AisleRiot was installed in the first linux distribution I ever tried and I did not realize for …

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Simple Faith

Written by shakiestnerd in Faith on Mon 21 May 2018. Tags: faith,

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. - Psalms 19:1

I believe that science is at its core, a search for ultimate truth. I also believe that God is the creator of our universe. There are things in science that have reinforced that belief …

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Gooey Butter Cake

Written by shakiestnerd in Family on Tue 01 May 2018. Tags: recipes,

Save this sweet deliciousness for a special occassion. It is nowhere to be found in any healthy eating regimen.



  • 1 box pound cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick butter - melted


  • 1 package of cream cheese (8 oz.)
  • 2 eggs (again)
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 box powdered …

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Project Euler Progress

Written by shakiestnerd in Technology on Tue 06 March 2018.

I have reached level 2 on Project Euler! This is a big achievement for me.

ShakiestNerd Level 2

What is Project Euler

Project Euler is a very challenging math/programming problem website. It has been a very long time since I took any math classes, so these problems are definitely challenging for me …

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2017 Reading Highlights

Written by shakiestnerd in Reading on Mon 12 February 2018. Tags: books,

2017 was a another good reading year. I discovered several new authors and book series that kept me entertained as I completed 64 books during the year. It seemed to be a year of reading book series as you will see in some of the selections below. A part of …

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Pelican Brief

Written by shakiestnerd in Technology on Wed 16 August 2017.

No, this is not about John Grisham's third novel or a 1993 movie starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington. Instead, I'm referring to a static web site generator application named "Pelican".


So, what is a static site generator? The concept is kind of a throw-back to the earlier days …

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