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Getting Stuff Done

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Well, I’ve messed around most of the day on the blog, but again…with little noticeable change. :-/ I got myself caught up in modifying the code of a plugin. I couldn’t find a plugin that had all the pieces I wanted for my music and so I ended up spending my time messing with a [...]

The Fisherman & The Balloonist

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below. She shouted to him, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.” The fisherman consulted his [...]

Battlestar Galactica Tonight!

Friday, April 4th, 2008

BSG Season 4 (presumably the final season) begins tonight on Sci-Fi @ 10pm!! I am so excited – I’m such a geek!! If you need to catch up on seasons 1-3, this 8-minute recap will tell you all you need to know in a fun, time compressed video and dialog. Even if you’ve seen the [...]

No More Monitor Envy

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Last week I broke down and gave myself a couple of gifts and last night they arrived – a new monitor and video card. It’s been several years since I’ve played computer games to any real extent but recently I finally got around to playing Half-Life 2. Yes, I hear you laughing now, given that [...]

Running Firefox 3 & Firefox 2 Simultaneously (on Windows)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

If you find yourself interested in checking out the latest build of Firefox 3 on Windows, but are concerned about messing with your current Firefox 2 installation, then this is what you’re looking for. Yes, this has been written about and documented in several other places on the web. But I just got around to [...]

Stay-At-Home Servers

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

This has got to be the coolest marketing ploy by a vendor! Microsoft and HP have actually created a book for children to help them understand why there’s a server in the house. Absolutely phenomenal!! That, or I’m extremely easily amused…hmmm…probably both. The book and the accompanying website is ridiculously funny, in a very clever [...]

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