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March 27, 2017 - Created Consulting page, moved the Guestbook under Endeavors, and updated Teaching and Work.
December 15, 2016 - Removed link to TrueCrypt, which is likely compromised software at this point. Thanks to Sophie Hunt for pointing it out.
November 22, 2016 - Ten new photo albums.
October 21, 2016 - Switched from StartCom to Let's Encrypt.
July 17, 2016 - Five new photo albums.
July 1, 2016 - Two new photo albums.
June 28, 2016 - Eight new photo albums.
March 7, 2016 - Updated Computers page and TurkeyLand to reflect current hardware configurations.
February 26, 2016 - Finally finished Semester Ten summary.
February 26, 2016 - Added drop down menu on About Me menu item.
February 10, 2016 - Now served using SSL.
January 31, 2016 - Switched back to prgmr.com. Cheaper than Linode and more disk space again!
November 25, 2015 - Two new photo albums.
November 1, 2015 - I know it's hard to believe, but there are 13 new photo albums up!
September 17, 2015 - Regenerated picture index. New albums coming soon!
December 2, 2014 - Switched to Linode. Needed more disk space, and they were cheaper.
January 6, 2014 - Three new videos. Fixed bug that stopped videos from playing in Chrome on Android.
October 29, 2013 - One new album, one new video.
September 18, 2013 - Two new albums.
July 3, 2013 - Tweaked colors, fonts, and layout some.
July 2, 2013 - Added 3 new videos. This is what happens when I feel like fiddling around with video and the AAMB is out of season.
March 6, 2013 - Updated secret video page to support HTML5 playback. Added new video and another. So much for it being secret ;-P
March 1, 2013 - Threw up something I'd written a while ago for my Semester Nine summary.
February 2, 2013 - Two new photo albums.
January 24, 2013 - One new photo album, just in time for my trip out to WA.
October 24, 2012 - New photo album.
October 13, 2012 - New photo album (I forgot to add to this page other photo albums from football games when I initially added them but oh well).
October 7, 2012 - prgmr.com finally has more stock. Switched from Linode because they're cheaper, have more disk space, have more RAM, and are less forgiving to technically inept people. That means that the idiots don't last long and you generally have better neighbors. That said, I've never had a problem with Linode - they just cost more for less. prgrmr is also less stingy with their IPs.
May 11, 2012 - Semester Eight summary is up, just in time for the end of semester nine. ;-)
March 16, 2012 - Modified photograph index script to automatically pull albums from turkstra.net instead of having to do it manually.
January 5, 2011 - Finally got around to adding semester summaries for 6th and 7th PhD semesters.
January 3, 2011 - Gave up on trying to find a new "cheap" VPS provider. Switched to Linode, the best VPS provider in existence.
December 14, 2011 - I was just notified that my excellent VPS provider of almost 3 years is closing up shop. So, I'm giving YDGH another shot. Fingers crossed!
November 15, 2011 - Four new albums.
November 11, 2011 - Updated counts on picture index to include turkstra.net and adventure pictures (since they're linked to).
November 8, 2011 - Rearranged FAQ page, added a question out of aggravation. Added links to 6 new turkstra.net albums. Also changed color of turkstra.net albums to make it easier to find the turkeyland-only albums.
October 16, 2011 - Added one new album.
October 8, 2011 - Added four new albums.
October 2, 2011 - Remembered to add photos of the Purdue AAMB. Also added an "Aquahawk" album and more turkstra.net links.
September 20, 2011 - Moved back to the old VPS provider, fsckvps.com. The last 2.5 years with them went great, here's hoping the next ones do too.
August 26, 2011 - Added links to albums in turkstra.net
August 21, 2011 - Updated main page in celebration of my brand new son! Jefferson Edward Turkstra born August 17, 2011 11:53 PM at 7lbs. 14oz., 21", with Dr. Catherine Sam attending.
August 12, 2011 - Switched VPS providers to YDGH. They're slightly cheaper and offer more resources. We'll see how it works out.
July 17, 2011 - Remembered to add link to new album on turkstra.net.
July 1, 2011 - Updated front page in memory of Oscar "Buddies" Turkstra, my ferret. He brought me love, happiness, excitement, and lots of poop. 2/4/2006 - 6/30/2011. I'll miss you Buddies.
June 2, 2011 - Added four new photo albums.
March 22, 2011 - Added seven new photo albums.
March 5, 2011 - Updated front page in memory of Joseph "Wally" McGillicutty Turkstra, my best friend and dog. 2/23/1996 - 3/4/2011. I'll never forget him.
February 4, 2011 - More rearranging. Also added some content to Work / Research going back further and the new "endeavors" section.
December 17, 2010 - Did some rearranging. We'll see how long it lasts.
November 9, 2010 - Refreshed the links page.
November 8, 2010 - Although I concluded that my endeavor with google ads was a failure long ago, I at least felt like I should wait until I accumulated enough for at least one check. So, after ~ 4 years I have finally hit $100. Now that the experiment is over, the ads are removed - for good.
October 31, 2010 - Forgot I duplicate pictures of the band on here in addition to purdueband.com. Added them all (some even have more pictures). Also added links to new car pictures on turkstra.net.
October 28, 2010 - Added Semester Five PhD summary.
September 19, 2010 - Did some clean up on layout and CSS over the last 24 hours. Anyone visiting may have noticed intermittent "peculiarities".
September 1, 2010 - Didn't feel like being productive, so updated all of my sites to comply with XHTML/1.1 (not much had to be changed). Updated the logo on the main page too.
August 27, 2010 - Added links to 14 new albums on turkstra.net.
August 25, 2010 - Added one new album. Look for a revamped turkstra.net soon too!
August 9, 2010 - Updated work / research section.
July 27, 2010 - Added four new albums.
July 3, 2010 - Added three new albums.
July 3, 2010 - Added new link to Purdue Airport audio feed.
June 19, 2010 - Added three new photo albums.
June 19, 2010 - Added link to old updates for historical reasons.
June 5, 2010 - Had to write a bio for something else, added it to turkeyland.
May 21, 2010 - Added some links and rearranged others on the links page.
May 17, 2010 - Added five new photo albums.
May 17, 2010 - Created /projects and moved appropriate things there. Added projects section to Links.
February 8, 2009 - Added four new photo albums.
January 27, 2009 - Refreshed a few links and added a new interface to my Coin Collection.
December 27, 2009 - Added three new photo albums.
November 15, 2009 - Added one new photo album.
November 8, 2009 - Forgot that in addition to posting photos taken during football games on purdueband.com I usually also post them here. Added five "new" albums. Some even include more pictures than the ones posted on the other site!
October 20, 2009 - Added six new photo albums.
September 20, 2009 - Updated PhD Semester Four summary to include email updates sent while in Steamboat.
September 20, 2009 - Added four new photo albums.
September 14, 2009 - Added PhD Semester Four summary.
August 19, 2009 - Updated FAQ, Links pages as well as site metadata.
July 29, 2009 - Updated research page, renamed to "Work / Research."
July 18, 2009 - Welcome to the new server! Bespin is an unmanaged VPS offered through fsckvps.com. It's much better than hosting these sites off of my home Internet connection!
June 13, 2009 - Added 8 new photo albums.
May 6, 2009 - Jeff got engaged!! Check out the two new photo albums for pictures!
April 25, 2009 - Added six new photo albums.
March 16, 2009 - Added ten new photo albums.
February 26, 2009 - Added 10 new photo albums.
January 22, 2009 - Added eight new photo albums.
January 8, 2009 - Added PhD Semester Three summary.
December 30, 2008 - Added seven new photo albums.
December 20, 2008 - Added a new photo album.
December 2, 2008 - Added twenty new photo albums in addition to moving five old albums from turkeyland.net to purdueband.com. (The 5 taken by Purdue Band photographers).
October 29, 2008 - Fixed some broken links and a couple of spelling errors.
October 27, 2008 - Borderline major site update. A few new sections (eg, Teaching and Research) were added and pages were reorganized.
October 27, 2008 - Updated main page. The site was redone ages ago, no need to talk about it now.
October 23, 2008 - Added teaching, research segments to beta site.
October 20, 2008 - Killed old updates script. I didn't use it, and it was probably a security hole anyway.

March 13, 2001 to July 11, 2007 - Older updates can be viewed here.