Using Squid Reverse Proxy to manage multiple domain names on pfSense

In the past, in order to host multiple domain names or sub domains from my homelab, I’ve resorted to running each application on a separate port. This becomes quite cumbersome once you’ve got a small handful of sites that all need external access. To resolve this, I found multiple sites online suggesting a reverse proxy. […]

Internet Status Monitoring with Home Assistant and Node-RED

If you’ve read previous posts on my blog, you’ll undoubtedly know that I’ve had some issues with my internet connection with Comcast. In the last few years the service has been fairly decent, especially in the cooler months. But for some reason when it gets hot outside (90F+ on average) the connection drops throughout the […]

Trying to move from Sprint to Straight Talk

This whole process has been quite frustrating. But first, let me give you some background information on what i’m trying to do. I’ve been with Sprint for years, I’d say since 2000 or 2001 when i was still on with my parents. Then a few years ago, 2008 i think, I got a new phone […]

New Camera and weekend exploits!

Ever since the trip to North Carolina I’ve been wanting to get a new camera, a DSLR to be precise. I’ve been looking at different cameras for the last week or so, trying to decide between a Canon T2i, a Nikon D90, and a Nikon D7000. Well, earlier this week i finally settled and got […]

Tupperware Computing!

A few days ago my roommate got a box of random electronic parts donated to him. Most of the stuff was junk, only good to salvage parts off of. But there were two items that we did find of interest. Two motherboards that seemed like they were still in pretty good condition. What if we […]