It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas… Well not really, unless you are at Costco.
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This year was an particularly long and cold winter with lots of snow. So much so we had nearly six consecutive month of evening temperatures below freezing. This created challenges from when I started putting up my lights to when I took them down. Continue reading “Spring Teardown”
One thing I noticed after getting my show live was one of my RGB strings was not behaving as expected. This is one of those things that no one else would probably notice because it happens so fast, but to me it was like not having the string on at all. Continue reading “Troubleshooting RGB Strings and Other Things”
For the past 15 years I have participated in the amble with Angus as either a volunteer or a runner to raise funds for the Calgary food bank. Continue reading “Amble with Angus”
Well all the hard work has paid off and the Show is now live for the season. Continue reading “The Show”
After the final push there wasn’t much left to do to get the show live for our annual light up party. I’d actually taken Friday afternoon off work to finish any last pieces and work out any bugs but really didn’t need it. Continue reading “Getting to live”
I need to travel out of town this week so I don’t have long left before our official light up party on the 2nd. This weekend I needed to push to get as close to complete as possible. By the end of the weekend I had every light hooked up (around 7,000 of them) ready for some testing.
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