About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Monthly Archives: September 2005
I haven’t been able to post for a few days. Apologies to all my devoted readers! 😉 I had a nasty cold earlier in the week, and then my PowerBook crapped out on me. Life sucks sometimes… More on the … Continue reading
Chyresse Lowther from KCRA may be doing an interview about BookCrossing. Presumably this would take place at the Java City/Modoc Hall OBCZ. I’d like to get the bookshelf well-stocked before it happens, so if you’re in the area and have … Continue reading
My youngest child just started 7th grade, and her math teacher sometimes assigns a puzzle called sudoku for homework. The first time she asked me to help her with one of these assignments, I thought it was a variation on … Continue reading
The last time I was validating my blog’s XHTML, the “tip of the day” from W3C had some great suggestions (as usual). It inspired me to write this post. Minimum SOP’s for web authors/bloggers should include: Validate your pages. Use … Continue reading
After I completed the registration process for Google sitemaps, I checked my sitemap status and found an extra benefit of this whole rigamarole. From your “My Sitemaps” page, follow the stats link next to one of your submitted URI’s. If … Continue reading
I made one of my wife’s favorite dinners last night–General Tso’s chicken, known and loved by everybody who dines at our house. This was the first serious cooking I’ve done since we moved into our “new” house with the retro … Continue reading
I was looking at Mike Little’s Journalized-blue page today, to see if there was anything new there, and I ran across some “diversionary” stuff in the left sidebar. I played with investigated the following: My blogger code: B2 d++ t+ … Continue reading
I stopped by Joseph’s blog a few days ago and read the article about Vint Cerf moving to Google. This got me thinking about an earlier Google-related post about sitemaps on Joseph’s blog, where he wondered about a WordPress plugin … Continue reading
A few months ago I installed Steam as one of my blog’s themes. I got an email from Eric S. Raymond yesterday asking for a copy of the theme, since the original author doesn’t seem to have it available any … Continue reading
My wife was trying to find gymnastic competition scores for some of the past seasons, so I whipped up this Google query for her: site:norcal-gymnastics.org “meet results” 2003 firstname lastname No big deal, but she’s going to need to do … Continue reading