I woke up this morning and looked outside as I heard the rain beating down on our roof. I got dressed, got my daughter dressed, we both put on our jackets, and left to go to the babysitters. One bad thing about Californians is that they seem to completely forget how to drive when the […]
I dropped off my daughter at the babysitter’s house this morning. She didn’t want to go, but she needed to because Daddy needed to get to work, and Mommy was already at work. On the way to work, I put in one of my favorite albums, Ben Folds Five. It’s one of the few albums […]
I stumbled across a link for a CMS called WordPress today. With all of the rebuilding problems I’ve been having with Movable Type lately, I figured I’d at least take a look. From what I can tell, it’s a pretty solid system. There are a few blogs who use it, and I like the idea […]
I recently posted that I was going to begin redesigning my site. Beyond just a change of colors and images, I wanted to create a more powerful underlying system. Movable Type offers a lot of options and features that are built-in to the CMS, but I get a few too many 500 errors to stay […]
I’m sick of it. Some people really like the design of this site. I do too, really, but I want something more. I want to be a LION TAMER! I’ve been significantly inspired by a variety of designs lately, and I think I’m going to attempt to take my favorite elements of a few different […]
After doing some thinking and such, I’ve made some decisions about my syndication feeds. From now on, RSS 0.91 and RSS 1.0 feeds will contain summary posts, and the RSS 2.0 feed will contain full posts. That way, people can pick and choose which they want. My Atom feed contains both. It’s pretty simple, I […]
I spent about five hours last night playing with my RSS Reader. I think I’m beginning to get the hang of some of this PHP stuff. Anyways, I’ve made some tweaks here and there to make iot a bit more friendly. The first thing I did was make it more error-friendly. If someone mistypes a […]
I’ve been using a PHP script called “Blocker” to block unwanted visitors to my website for several months now. It started out as a way to block refer spam from my refer list, and has grown to a full-fledged blocker of IP’s, Hostnames, Referrers, and User Agents. About once a month, I go through my […]
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