I recently purchased a Grohe Blue Chilled & Sparkling 2.0 Faucet and, aside from it being fiendishly complicated to install, I'm very, very, happy with it. Key to that experience is the quality of the water though, and initially we were very disappointed. The sparkling water tasted like someone had heard about carbonation before, but had never actually tried it. That led to a ton of searching for help and I did ultimately find a solution. It was obscure and complicated, and that's my cue to write it up for this blog!
I recently decided to change the location of the content in my Plex libraries. As I've been moving the content, I've run into a problem. I've been using the Plex web app to store the posters, which "uploads" them to an internal database, where they dissapear into the ether. The problem, is that for many of the items that aren't being seen as duplicates, I don't have a way to re-download that original artwork. That's what led me to try and figure out how to get my artwork back out of the Plex vortex.
The problem seemed simple. I run a couple services on a home Mac mini, and I wanted access to them from outside my local network. The solution I came up with was definitely not simple, but I'm really happy with it. A friend asked me to write it up, which was a great idea because I will almost certainly forget how I did this. Thus a blog was born.