der5er

Motivated by General Geekery

Breaking the Block, Without Tools

As you can see from the lack of recent posts…I’ve had a bit of writer’s block.  Not only that, but I’ve had precious little time to post.  Since my last post, I’ve done two major software upgrades at work, assisted with launching a new switch in another market, updated the internal web page, planned a [...]

Read the rest of this entry »

For the Love of Tools: Wrench Turning Concerto

Last night, one of my employees, Donnie, and I swapped out a cell site that’s been giving us trouble.  We did not do this the easy way.  The easy way would be to hire a couple of electricians to run and connect all the power cables.  The easy way would be to have a crane standing  [...]

Read the rest of this entry »