Elastic Search

Written by shakiestnerd in Technology on Thu 19 July 2018. Tags: search,

I am starting to learn ElasticSearch (https://www.elastic.co/). I have recently became involved in a project at work which utilizes elastic. So, a good way to learn it is to set up my own instance at home. I also signed up for a couple of classes on Udemy …

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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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Gramps - Genealogy Application

Written by shakiestnerd in Family on Thu 03 May 2018. Tags: Family, Genealogy, software,

One of my goals is to get back into doing family tree research. That means getting organized! I have quite a bit of information collected over the years. This includes GEDCOM data from using previous genealogy applications.

Yes, I know, ancestry.com is highly recommended for doing genealogy research. I'm …

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Gooey Butter Cake

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