Fast Home Internet

Fast Home Internet

Out of nowhere, earlier this year Centurylink started installing 1 gig symmetric fiber internet infrastructure in our neighborhood. By out of nowhere, I mean that previously they were offering 20 MB DSL service as the best option here, which is horribly uncompetitive with Comcast cable internet that we used to have. But with the 1 gig fiber, Centurylink has a product that I couldn't pass up.

And here is the wonderful result. I've never run a test where both the upload and download are close to 1 gig, but I have seen both get that high separately.

The future is now!

The Wall is Done

The Wall is Done

Almost two years after the first digging started, and 10.5 months after serious and concerted work really began, our backyard wall is done!

Today I placed the last block of the wall. Hundreds and hundreds of blocks, tons and tons of rocks and dirt moved. All done!

Here is a time lapse of todays work (in glorious 4K), and below a whole slew of photos covering beginning and end!

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