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Pay attention, I need your help picking a domain name

Okay, my Inter­net Ser­vice Provider, Glo­bat is hav­ing one of their peri­od­ic, “75% off every­thing!” sales. I have seen sev­er­al of those go by, and haven’t pulled the trig­ger, but I think I am ready to do so this time. The price is low, and we’re sev­er­al months from the annu­al due date of the […]

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Unplug. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

Haven’t seen many posts late­ly? That’s because a week and a half ago, I came home to dis­cov­er my cable modem blink­ing dis­con­so­late­ly. I called my cable provider, Cox (please keep all puns to your­self, not that they don’t deserve them, pin­heads). They walked me through the unplug-plug-reboot-tight­en-lath­­er-rinse rou­tine, and told me the coax split­ter […]

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Press pause on the pretty redesign

I had hoped to re-design this site soon, but a cou­ple of things are con­spir­ing to pre­vent me. Work, it turns out, actu­al­ly requires me to work. Home also requires me to work. Plus, Mov­able Type, the com­pa­ny that makes this soft­ware I’m using, just announced that ver­sion 3.1 will be avail­able by the end […]

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Just a sec: editing my own post for slanderous insensitivity

Please wait while I edit a pre­vi­ous post for slan­der­ous insen­si­tiv­i­ty. But real­ly. I post­ed about an expe­ri­ence I had today, at work. The Inter­net is rife with exam­ples of peo­ple get­ting fired (extreme result, yes) for post­ing about work on their blogs. For the most part they either work(ed) for huge, mono­lith­ic, head-up-their-butt com­pa­nies […]

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Testing of the new blog software

This is a test install of Mov­able Type­’s new ver­sion 3 blog­ging soft­ware. I plan to use it for all my blogs, but this one gets first crack. You all be sure to let me know what you think of it. Update: Ghaaaa! I just looked at this thing in a web brows­er, and it […]