I’ve recently joined the Lumberjocks community. Since I’m working on my first big project, I wanted to document the process somewhere. I could have done it here, but there’s a give and take to the Lumberjock community, and I’m giving so that I can have my take. At any rate, if the … [Read more…]
I’m writing this rather technical mumbo-jumbo here because I need it from time-to-time, and I always forget it.
There comes a time when I need to do some data manipulation within Excel and import the results into a database. Mostly, I don’t have data in Excel that is overly complex, and so doesn’t pose any … [Read more…]
While watching Episode II, the boy mentioned that Aniken looked like Darth Vader in one particular scene. It’s mighty perceptive of him, and I should mention that he doesn’t know the story yet. I’ll try not to give anything away…
Frank Miller’s “300” Departs from the Original, but it’s a Story no Stylizing … [Read more…]
The main Halloween party we attended this year fell on the second Day of the Dead, November 2nd. As such, my wife had the fantastic idea to paint ourselves up as celebratory sugar skulls from the Mexican holiday. She went with the customary decoration of a beautiful sugar skull, complete with flowers and … [Read more…]
We have now officially fallen to a distant 2nd for Balthazar’s adoration. My mother gave him the gift of a lifetime – somewhat inadvertently – yesterday. She had been at a dog party where the requirement was to dress up your animals for Halloween. Among hers, she had some cowboy and villain … [Read more…]
It was about a year ago that I wrote about Gainesville’s decision to close its doors to the occult. If you’re on the business end of the occult, maybe now is a good opportunity to try out your entrepreneurial venture again! Gainesville is now the happy home of one Silver Stars: A Sensual … [Read more…]
The Guerrilla Tipster invokes his mighty right, passed down by the hands of the gods, to assert wisdom upon the unwitting.
Today I find the signature of the Guerrilla Tipster upon the windshield of a car in the Barnes and Noble parking lot of Duluth:
LEARN HOW TO PARK DUMB SHIT!!
The words are poignant. I only … [Read more…]
I’ve just successfully completed my WordPress 2.3 update. As far as WordPress updates go, this was a pretty big one. So big, in fact, that I actually followed the instructions and disabled (most) of my plugins to be sure the site worked after the update. I knew however, that disabling my plugins … [Read more…]
Jehane Noujaim, perhaps best known for her documentary (Control Room) exposing Al Jazeera for its divergence of news coverage during the Iraq war, is now to be recognized as TED’s 2006 prize winner and creator of Pangea Day. Being awarded the TED Prize provides a wish – this wish was to provide the world … [Read more…]