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Lacing

Something that gives me an unreasonable amount of joy is re-lacing boots and shoes.  I don't know why, but I love sprucing up a fancy pair of boots like this. For all my lacing needs, I go to Ian's Shoelacing … Continue reading

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Very odd. A while ago I decided to star…

Very odd. A while ago I decided to start collecting my twitter updates here, as a mad archiving compulsion. I got Twitter Tools working and making a digest post every day, but then I changed something and everything broke. Maybe … Continue reading

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Upgrade WordPress

If you use WordPress (the self hosted .org kind) and you haven't upgraded recently, you should do so now. The newer versions let you upgrade automatically right from the dashboard, but going from older versions can seem a little more difficult. … Continue reading

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Oregon Trail day four: Oregon!

Well we made it safely to oregon without breaking any axles or bones, or contracting any illnesses more serious than a nosebleed and some crankiness. We're still about 4 hours or so away from Portland, and the drive has been … Continue reading

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Oregon Trail day three: Utah and Idaho

So wow, Wyoming is beautiful. It's a drastic change from the flatness of nebraska. We saw pronghorn deer all over the place and a couple of elk, lots of cows and birds of prey. Our goal for today is to … Continue reading

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Oregon Trail Day Two: Nebraska

We made it to Omaha in one day, despite an alarm clock malfunction which delayed us a couple hours. Had a little bit of heavy rain outside of Chicago but beautiful weather other than that. So far the most exciting … Continue reading

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Oregon trail day one

An alarm malfunction delayed our departure bu a couple of hours, but I think the extra sleep will do us some good. There were some tears and hard goodbyes, as expected. Anyway we're packed in pretty tight and well on … Continue reading

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Happy Sysadmin Appreciation Day! To…

Happy Sysadmin Appreciation Day! Today is Systems Administrators Appreciation Day. This always makes me think of When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth (available to read for free on the internets!) a story about the brave souls who keep the internet going … Continue reading

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Red Spiders I've seen these guys bef…

Red Spiders I've seen these guys before and wondered what they were. They're tiny and swarm all over stuff, walls cars plants etc. They look like spiders but they don't bite. Well now I know what they are! They're Clover … Continue reading

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Testing out P2. Well I'm home now, and…

Testing out P2. Well I'm home now, and working on getting things going for the big move to Portland. It's crazy stressful, moving is. Whenever I move I think of my high school sociology class in which we talked about … Continue reading

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