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Tag Problems in WP 2.1

Blast! I thought I had read that tag problems weren’t being seen using Bunny’s Technorati Tag plugin. That’s what I’m using (in lieu of the Ultimate Tag Warrior) and I’m having problems with tags. I’ll research this tonight to find out what’s going on. It’s going to suck if all…Continue Reading

4-Wheel Disc Brakes

If you’re about to do your first set of 4-wheel disc brakes, read this first! I’ll save you some frustration and a sore hand. My 2005 Mazda3 was up for new brakes and that’s the kind of work I will do myself. What I didn’t realize was that rear wheel…Continue Reading

Birthday Cheers. Skål!

…And upon the third decade of life, such an elaborate scheme was laid upon the woolen eyes of their victim. Never before have I been so bewildered and pleased in the same breath. Here’s the skinny on one of the greatest sting operations of all times. Jeff calls me early…Continue Reading

Philips DVP5960

I just bought a new DVD player to replace our perfectly working existing version. But this one is so much cooler! It has a USB port on the front, which most people gloss over at the mere mention of interrelations between household electronics and computer technology. However, I see the…Continue Reading

Zune Wish List

I couldn’t find a place to send my Zune wish list, so hopefully the Microsoft product managers are reading my blog… Zune Hardware: Alphabet ToC Navigation in addition to click-wheel Ratings categories (so I can play 4-star or 5-star music only, for instance) The ability to remove songs from my…Continue Reading

Fire Bubbles

Children explore the world around them with such innocence and wonder. I am reminded of this daily by the fact that Balthazar brings every little minor detail to my attention. Most of the time it’s a plea for me to notice this most magnificent discovery of his. As parents –…Continue Reading

Pictures are Back Online

Nobody bothered to tell me my pictures weren’t being displayed on the site any longer! You people are sleeping on the job! The problem is, I rely on Flickr’s API to show pictures here. As is clearly stated in their documentation, the API is subject to change…often. And I’m using…Continue Reading