I’m sorry about the lack of posts. Being a Dad is the most amazing time consuming adventure I have ever been on! I am currently on paternity leave, and of course I thought I would have tons of down time to post and update….all the parents are collectively shaking their head.
He’s 4 months old now!!! Can you believe that?!
More updates soon. I got some awesome Nintendo stuff to post.
Got some great news. My wife didn’t actually break her foot. We went to a orthopedist who specializes in feet injuries, and he says it’s only a MAJOR sprain. She’s still in pain, but at least it is a lot less serious. The brace only needs to be worn during the day, she can walk around again, and best of all she can drive and go to work.
Baby is also doing well. We are in the third trimester and he is kicking up a storm!
Also, open source software is amazing, and I am so proud to be able to make software that is open. My campaign donation software is now being used in a city council race! This is not an endorsement, but Scott Casey is using it for his race: https://www.scottcaseycitycouncil.com/
It’s so weird to realize it was my birthday, and it passed by this year with little fanfare from me. Knowing I’m having a baby in less than 3 months kinda takes your mind off those things. What is on my mind is my wife broke her foot this week and I am now taking care of my pregnant immobilized love. Luckily the baby is perfectly fine. I feel so bad for my wife. I have broken both arms, and both legs (at separate times), and I can tell you this is no walk in the park.
Everything is still being worked on, just going slow and steady.
Have a good weekend everyone. Stay safe out there.
Happy New Year! Less than 99 days till the baby is due. I’m building stuff for the nursery, getting stuff ready. Feels more like demolition because it was our game / media room and most of the week was spent moving stuff out.
I installed my first ceiling fan today! Feels good, feels accomplished.
I am also working on a homemade DDR pad for Stepmania. It’s still not great on the Pi2/Pi3. I can get it running at 30FPS, but the audio is too choppy. I want to try to offload the audio to a USB sound card and just output it via HDMI, but I don’t know if that will help.
Found an awesome Mario mushroom power up beanie. This kid is going to be a geek 😀
The PiPlay Advance board is coming along! I am super happy with it and it’s almost ready to release!