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: August 2007
Several months ago, Barb signed us up to host a French foreign exchange student. We were hoping to have our [remodeling project](http://sonicchicken.net/remodel) finished before that time came, but unfortunately we were still living in a house under construction when Claire … Continue reading
Pair upgraded our web server last night, and in spite of all the work I did to get the blog software updated in advance, it still got broken. All of my Markdown-formatted posts are displaying the following message: Warning: preg_replace_callback() … Continue reading
We went looking for a source for Nutella here in Sacramento last week. Neither Barb nor I had seen it in “regular” grocery stores, so we checked all the specialty (read “expensive”) stores: Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, etc. Barb finally … Continue reading
While we were visiting San Francisco yesterday, we heard a band playing out in front of Pier 39. They sounded pretty good, so I picked up their CD on the spot: “[Funkiest Man in Africa]” by [AfroFunk]. (The band is … Continue reading
Took a bit of work, but tags are back up! I was originally (2005) using Felix Wong’s plugin, but it hasn’t been updated yet. So I installed the latest (and *final*, sob!) version of [Ultimate Tag Warrior](http://www.neato.co.nz/archives/2007/06/30/ultimate-tag-warrior-fin-the-end/) by Christine Davis. … Continue reading
Nuts! The URL I’ve been using for our remodeling project was broken by the recent WordPress upgrade. (Well, technically it was the old tagging system that broke.) So I’ve temporarily changed the remodel URL to point to all blog posts. … Continue reading
My old theme, [Journalized Blue], didn’t *quite* survive yesterday’s [WordPress upgrade](http://sonicchicken.net/blog/wordpress/2007/08/15/wordpress-upgrade/). I’ve downloaded [Journalized v2] (beta), but while I was at it I decided to go “theme shopping”. I was looking for a 2- or 3-column *fluid* layout–<rant>I **hate** it … Continue reading
My web host, [pair networks], is upgrading my server tomorrow, so it looks like a good time for me to [upgrade WordPress](http://codex.wordpress.org/Upgrading_WordPress). Hopefully I’ll be posting a comment on this article in a few moments saying how easy everything went… … Continue reading