The Purr…fect Fence – Revisited

In early 2010 we bought a single Purr…fect fence unit. If you don’t remember, I wrote about my experience installing it. Well, we decided it would be a good idea to expand the fence by ordering another single unit. It was a lot more work than I anticipated, I ran into a few problems that[Continue Reading…]

Pumpkin Carving 2010

Ended a long weekend with some nice, tedious pumpkin carving… pictures aren’t great, I think it looks a lot better in person.

Vernie Snoozing on my Leg

Cut Your Emissions… or We Will Kill You!

10:10 is a global campaign to cut carbon emissions by 10% (starting October 10th). Hey, that’s not a bad thing to strive for, right? I mean, I do not subscribe to any fundamental Global Warming / Climate Change beliefs, but I do think we should at least be aware of our environment. Well, this 10:10[Continue Reading…]

FOX Sports vs. DISH Network – Who Is the Bad Guy?

A week ago Kati and I were watching a Braves game on T.V. when a commercial aired asking us to go to to find out why we might be losing our FOX Sports channels, FX, and the History channel. Well the day has come, as of today October 1st, 2010 FOX Sports has cut[Continue Reading…]

Homemade Doughnuts

I’ve had a hankering to try making doughnuts. These came out ok, but I think I can make them tastier with a little more experimentation…

Certified as one of the Three Most Important People in WordPress

I have been certified as one of the three most important people in WordPress! From Matt Mullenweg’s hands, to your eyes; read’em and weep!

A Good Example of Bad Customer Service (PayPal)

I recently soft-launched my web app. is a subscription based service that allows people to automatically post to Twitter and Facebook (more coming) whenever they post new content to their WordPress websites. I set the pricing as cheaply as I could, 99 cents every quarter for the basic account, and 2.99$ every quarter[Continue Reading…]

Vote For Me at ThinkGeek!

Some of the good folks over at The Complete Website nominated me as their favorite SysAdmin for ThinkGeek’s Favorite SysAdmin contest and I made the top 10! The contest ends tomorrow, so if you get a chance today, I’d appreciate it if you voted for me.  The winners will be announced tomorrow. Thanks again!

Choose Your Weapon T-Shirt by Ian Leino

I follow a very talented designer on Twitter named Ian Leino. A few weeks ago he tweeted about a contest he was putting on to win one of his latest t-shirt designs called “Choose Your Weapon”. As with so many people, video games have been a major contributing medium of my cultural education since as[Continue Reading…]