|04/29||2002 Biking Season Mileage
My biking stats from 2002.
|01/19||2002 Summer Goals
My athletic goals for summer 2002.
|01/14||2002 Year In Review
How I spent 2002.
|12/23||2004 Year In Review
Our year-in-review letter, written by Aimee this year.
|12/19||2005 Year In Review
Our year-in-review letter for 2005.
|12/31||2006 Year In Review
What we did in 2006, including bicycling the Pacific Coast and a lot of travel.
|12/31||2007 Year In Review
Our top 11 list for 2007!
|12/31||2008 Year in Review
How we spent 2008.
|12/31||2009 Year in Review
How we spent 2009.
|12/31||2010 Year in Review
Highlights from 2010.
|12/24||2011 Year in Review
Our 2011 holiday letter.
|12/31||2012 Year In Review
How we spent 2012.
|03/01||401k: Should You Invest?
An analysis of whether 401ks are still the great deal they always have been.
4th of July long weekend in Bend.
|07/04||Bend Three-day Bicycle Touring Trip
Aimee, Larry, and I spent the weekend (July 4-6) bicycle touring in the Bend area. Aimee and I want ...
|08/27||Best Credit Card Deals
A summary of the best credit card deals for people who don't carry a balance.
Miscellaneous bicycling advice I've collected over the years.
A list of free stuff that you can get on your birthday.
|08/07||Book review: Price of Loyalty
Bush according to the insiders
|08/01||Book review: Under the Banner of Heaven
Survey of Morman fundamentalism by Jon Krakauer.
|02/11||Building an encrypted, redundant network storage device
How to build your own RAID5 encrypted network file server
|09/05||Camp Lake/Chambers Lake Hike, Central Oregon
Labor day weekend hiking trip to Camp Lake, located between the Middle and South Sisters in Central ...
|02/22||Charitable Donations Fair Market Values
With tax season here, I made a trip to Goodwill to figure out the
|02/23||Closing a Money Losing IRA
Discusses how to close a money-losing Roth IRA and take a capital loss.
A list of companies and the reasons I do or don't recommend them.
|01/01||Contact info for Preston Hunt
Everything you need to stay in touch with me.
Two weeks in Costa Rica: San Jose, Osa Peninsula, Monteverde, Fortuna, and Monteverde.
|07/09||Domain Name Registrars Evaluation
I did an exhaustive search for the best domain registrar when I renewed my domain in 2000. Here are ...
|01/01||Dramatis Personae: My Friends on the Web
My friends on the web.
|06/21||Fat Tire Farm and the Demise of Customer Loyalty
Why I hate Fat Tire Farm.
|12/28||Favorite Firefox Add-ons of 2007
A list of the Firefox extensions I have installed.
|06/21||First Air Travel After WTC
I wrote this after flying for the first time after 9/11.
|01/01||Gordon the Guided Missile
The Gordon the Guided Missile philosophy for managing your life.
|01/28||Heart Rate Monitor Watch Comparison
Update (June 26, 2003): I have been using the Polar 720i all summer so far and it has exceeded a ...
|01/07||How to increase security of public Internet terminals
Discusses tools and techniques to improve the security of your Internet usage on public terminals.
|02/15||Ice Climbing in Leavenworth
My first time ever waterfall ice climbing with Mark McClure.
|10/18||Increasing your banking security by using a dedicated browser
I discuss the benefits of using separate browsers for banking and general surfing.
|04/05||Interesting Iraqi War Links
A bunch of interesting links about the war in Iraq.
|10/14||Internet Mailing Lists
Review of Internet mailing lists.
|06/01||Internet Radio Stations
My favorite net radio stations.
Trip report from Aimee's and my 2-week vacation in Italy.
|02/08||Laptop comparison and recommendation
I helped my parents select a new laptop to replace their aging desktop system. I analyze four low-c ...
|09/15||Lifetime e-mail address
Discusses the advantages of having a permanent e-mail address and how to obtain one.
|05/15||Links to Things I Have Done on the Web
Things on the web that are somehow related to me.
9 days in Maui, May 27 - June 4, 2006.
Annual trip to Moab, May 2-6, 2001.
Fourth annual mountain-biking-and-rock-climbing trip to Moab, Utah.
|07/21||Mt. Adams 1-day Summit Trip Report
My fastest ascent of Mt. Adams to-date.
|07/18||Mt. Adams (South Spur) - July 2000
My second attempt at climbing Mt. Shasta.
|09/04||Mt. Deception Trip Report
My attempt to climb Mt. Deception with Brian and Aimee.
|05/18||Mt. Hood - South Side Climb
Climb up Mt. Hood with Aimee and Hoenig.
|06/11||Mt. Hood South Side Climb
Climb up Mt. Hood.
|06/22||Mt. Shasta Trip Report
Zack, Hoenig, and I did a one-day ascent of My. Shasta via the Avalanche Gulch route.
|05/11||Mt. St. Helens Climb #2
Turbo summit and snowboard descent of Mt. St. Helens with Hoenig.
|03/30||Mt. St. Helens Climb - Worm Flow Route
One day ascent and snowboard down of Mt. St. Helens with Aimee, Brian, and Zack.
|03/27||My Favorite Firefox Extensions
Extensions I'm using right now.
|03/29||My Favorite Firefox Extensions
A list of extensions that I add whenever I install a fresh Firefox build.
|11/19||My Favorite Software
A list of my favored (and hated) software.
|12/10||My New Aquarium
Details about how I'm putting together my first salt water aquarium.
A somewhat dated version of my resume.
|11/03||My Windows Vista System Build
A list of all the software that I installed when I set up a new Vista desktop.
|10/01||My WinXP System Build
A list of all the software that I installed when I set up a new XP laptop.
|08/25||North Plains to Maggie's Buns Road Ride
Half century road ride that I did with some friends from work.
|01/01||Old Prestos: Previous web site designs
Several previous versions of my web site, immortalized in space and time.
|06/18||Presidential voting reform: An open letter to Congress
A letter I sent to David Wu and Ron Wyden regarding the need for presidential voting reform.
|01/19||Preston's Investing Axioms
My current thoughts on investing.
|02/12||Preston's Portland Fun Guide
A list of everything fun in Portland.
|09/10||Presto's Presentation Timer
Presto's Presentation Timer is a simple, completely free countdown timer that sits in the corner of ...
|05/27||Recommended Portland Area Bike Rides
My favorite road and mountain bike rides around Portland.
|05/16||Remapping Windows Keys
Describes how to remap keys in Windows XP. Includes downloadable files that will remap the CapsLock ...
|01/30||Restaurants near my condo
A list of my favorite restaurants.
|08/17||Ride Across America
My buddy Eric and I bicycled across America during August and September in 2003.
|11/07||Running a Python script with root permissions
Previously, I wrote a script that automatically escalated to root permissions if needed. This wor ...
I investigate various ways to spend my paid 2-month sabbatical, for which I'm eligible starting Feb ...
|07/12||Seattle to Portland 2008
My one-day bicycle ride from Seattle to Portland.
|11/05||Self-elevating a script to root permissions
Trick to elevate a script to root permissions
|04/09||Setting up wireless networking from the command line in Ubuntu
Step-by-step guide for setting up joining a wireless access point on Ubuntu from the command line.
|02/23||Sites I Like
Web sites that I like.
|05/25||Smith Rock Trip Report
Aimee, Tim, Steph, and I went rock climbing at Smith Rock on Memorial Day Weekend 2002 (May 25-26). ...
|08/01||Smith Rock Trip Report
Rock climbing at Smith Rock with Zack, Tim, Steph, and Aimee.
Interested in classic (or just plain old) cars? Does the thought of catalytic converters and emissi ...
|06/19||The Perfect Storage Solution with LVM, dm-crypt, and XFS
I present several recipes I used to construct an encrypted XFS filesystem on top of LVM.
|03/06||The "Preston Hunt" Hunt
A list of other Preston Hunt's I've found on the web.
|10/18||Top ten reasons we think Preston Hunt might be a Borg
An e-mail my friends at Motorola wrote explaining why I might be a Borg.
|12/27||Valentine's Day Ideas
Some Valentine's Day ideas.
|11/07||Vista Gadget: Presto's Hard Drive Monitor
A Vista gadget to monitor the free space on up to four hard drives.
|05/01||Who is John Galt?
This is an essay I wrote for my final project in PST3105, an ethics class at Georgia Tech. Our assi ...
|05/17||Why I Hate George W. Bush
Why I'm not voting for Dumbya.
|06/21||Why You Should Avoid American Express Brokerage
AmEx may have a great credit card, but they suck when it comes to investment services.
|04/08||Windows Gadget: Presto's Sidebar Clock
A Vista/Windows 7 gadget to elegantly display the current date and time (with optional time zone sup ...