Author Archives: Michael Wigle

About Michael Wigle

I am a servant of Christ who is married and has two children and three grandchildren. For employment, I am the IT Manager and the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. I also have a wide variety of interests from economics to politics to caving.

What Do You Have To Hide?

Since the 9/11 airline hijackings and subsequent deaths we have seen a significant change in people’s willingness to give up freedoms for security. We have been warned over and over again how dangerous and elusive this threat is. Two huge … Continue reading

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48 Hours Off-Grid

Background My wife and I have been interested in emergency preparedness for quite some time. She is a volunteer for the Medical Reserve Corps (although currently inactive) and I’m an Amateur Radio Operator (though I haven’t had a great deal … Continue reading

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Death, Guns, and Perspective

I have been hearing a great deal of talk about gun control, gun violence, and gun rights lately. It got me wondering what some of the real statistics were and how it fit in with the rest of life. I … Continue reading

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Racism

I was in a bible study with men and boys one night when an unusual event took place that got me thinking very heavily about racism. A black cat crept up behind two of the boys and one of then … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Abbey 2012

Settling In I arrived as I always do. My head was full of the business of life, my body was tense, and everything was normal. I was asleep within an hour, having unpacked and settled in with prayer. After waking … Continue reading

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Locked Out! How to gain access to your Windows computer when you forget the password

This may be a bit controversial because this article is going to give step by step instructions on how to gain access to any computer running Windows regardless of whether or not you know the password. Let me start by … Continue reading

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Safer Web Browsing

After years of the mantra being repeated over and over, most people know not to open e-mail attachments from people they don’t know.  Slowly but surely, people are beginning to realize it’s also not safe to open strange, unusual, or … Continue reading

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How to run a startup or boot script as root in Linux

Every once in awhile I have wanted to be able to run a specific script automatically when Linux starts regardless of the user. Typically, I have also wanted that script to run as root because I’m doing random odd things … Continue reading

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Lights Out Family Day

I would like to share a recently started tradition in our family. It’s called Lights Out Family Day. It was an idea I had awhile back but didn’t follow through on. My loving wife gave it to me as a … Continue reading

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Dealing with Sin in Others

If my friend lies to me, who has he sinned against? Surely it is against God and not me. For that sin my friend will have to answer to God Himself. So, if my friend, by lying to me, has … Continue reading

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