Category: Technology

  • Mother’s Day Blast From the Past

    Firstly: Happy Mother’s Day to all you Moms out there. While visiting my Mother today she unloaded what amounted to a time capsule into my car! She had three big totes of stuff from as long ago as my first baby shoes to as recent as High School graduation. I’m so tickled she kept all […]

  • My Favorite Mac Apps 2023

    I’m a Mac despite having worked for Microsoft since 2015. 😅 I love the Mac / Apple platform, but also loathe it. The latest changes Apple is pushing are ruining the entire ‘desktop’ experience. As such, I’ve yet to upgrade to Ventura – it’s a hot mess I’d prefer to avoid for as long as […]

  • Customizing Configuration Manager Offline Servicing of Operating System Images Temporary File Location

    While working on a presentation for Microsoft’s Minority Student Day here in the Columbus office, I came across an annoyance with Configuration Manager 1610 in my lab. The ConfigMan server in the lab is virtual, hosted on Server 2016 in Hyper-V. The VM’s OS disk is set to be 128GB and stored on a high […]

  • Home Lab Upgrade

    Azure is fun. It’s more than fun – it’s low-key kind of awesome. With just a few clicks anyone can make pretty much anything they want without having to have hardware on-hand to prop it up. All you need is money (or a sponsored Azure account from your workplace *hint hint*). While that’s pretty damn […]