Author: DJ Billings

  • $180


    To say we’ve had a lot going on with our house since we moved in is like saying the 2024 political climate is somewhat polarized. There’s been a lot to deal with, and a lot to learn. Today’s was a comparatively small issue and a pretty quick fix. By a long shot, the least expensive…

  • Rescued LG Monitor for TRS-80

    Rescued LG Monitor for TRS-80

    I’ve been looking for a dedicated monitor for one of the TRS-80 CoCos (Color Computers) I picked up a couple months ago.

  • Daydream Believer

    Daydream Believer

    I daydream a lot – that’s how I get my ideas. If I’m sitting in a café, I’m not on my phone because I want to hear my mind. I think that those periods of small solitude that we are really losing are so important. — Patti Smith

  • Bats!


    We have bats in our attic. And not the baseball kind.

  • Batty


    We just discovered that we have bats in our attic. We actually love having bats around, because they eat mosquitoes. We just don’t want them in our house. Relocation time for Batty.

  • None of My Business

    None of My Business

    I’ve spent a lot of time and energy — many lost hours and years — worrying how people perceived me. Whether or not they liked me. Did I say something weird or was I misunderstood? Was I dressed appropriately? Was that joke weird or did they get it? I’ve decided that what people think of…

  • Bee-doodled


    Buzz buzz.

  • April 2024

    I’m in L.A. for possibly the last time for a long time. We came back for a brief visit after our move and driving trip in March. My art is in a state of limbo at the moment, because settling in and fixing things in the new house are taking up all my energy.

  • 100% Free and Open Source ThinkPad

    100% Free and Open Source ThinkPad

    I’m writing this post on a ThinkPad T480, running only free, open source software. Why is that interesting or important? I’ll explain.