You’ve found me! Congratulations and my condolences.

Inside this humble site you will find a bunch of different topics (soon as I get to it).  The main thing to remember is that this is a place where I remember things and I make up things and I…well, you’ll see if you come back often enough!

Yes, I’m an old-fart. Get off my lawn! Yes, I still double-space after sentences. Yes, I know…blah blah blah

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huh? wha? oh, must have dozed off for a second. Where was I? Oh, yea, Get off my lawn!

I also have a few stories to tell about my former career in broadcasting. I’ll try not to drop names because I may not remember them (they’re certainly not innocent). Yeah, you know who you are!

I’ve done a bit of traveling and may have some pictures and stories on those topics too.

Well, that’s about all I have to say. Hope you enjoy your stay. When you leave, close the door and turn out the lights ok? bye y’all.


John Sanders:

  • is a former radio disc jockey, program director, chief engineer at several broadcast facilities in Texas and New Mexico
  • is retired from Sul Ross State University
  • has worked at Colleges in Texas, Alabama, Tennesee, North Carolina and New York City
  • is a computer programmer with experience in basic, sql, c, c++, perl, php, python and ruby languages
  • is a Red Hat Certified Engineer
  • has real-world experience with Cisco and Juniper networks
  • rides motorcycles
  • is a ham radio operator
  • plays (or attempts to play) ukulele, baritone ukulele and guitar
  • has been married for over 30 years
  • loves dogs
  • has been known to tell a joke or two

I started working at a small radio station in Big Spring, Texas when I was a wee lad and had a wild ride for a number of years.  In 1993, I left broadcasting and went to work at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.  I continued my career at Sully where I held several positions and opted to retire from the State of Texas after 23 years.  I’ve been doing Internet-y stuff since long before it was “of things”. I started my Linux experience with Slackware in 1994 shortly after it began to be distributed.


I started this site because I wanted to learn to build WordPress themes and thought “Oh well, might as well keep it going for a while”.  Fair warning:  This site may change themes as I continue to build stuff.  Fair warning 2:  Obviously, I am not a graphic artist or UI guru, so if the site pokes your eyes out, sorry!

Well, that’s about all I have to say. I Hope you enjoy my stories (many of them are true).