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That time, and that time and the other time

Hey, remember that time when Reviewing a male IT candidate to hire, in the closed room meeting where someone who said “Don’t hire him, he’s about the right age for having a baby”? Or that time in another closed room meeting someone else… Continue Reading →

I should write this down

I did write this down, but I buried it in another blog post. Sometimes you don’t want to display the featured image but you don’t want to remove the option from your theme. This snippet in a plugin or child theme’s… Continue Reading →

Ex-CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling jailed for leaking – BBC News

“There has to be a clear message sent to other people at the agency,” she said, explaining that intelligence officers should understand that they, too, will be punished if they disclose classified information. “There’s going to be a price that… Continue Reading →

“Don’t freak out when you come home”

That’s what Lily said to me on the phone the other day. I thought that was odd because I knew what was going on at home. Back in January a gutter froze and created an ice dam that forced melting… Continue Reading →

A type of spring cleaning

This has not been a good week for me. Not “DEATH AND DESTRUCTION!!” but not a week I’d care to repeat. Work has been a challenge for the team I’m part of. Things that should have worked didn’t. Friday night… Continue Reading →

The new Press This in WordPress 4.2 beta 2 is slick

Try this: update to WordPress 4.2 beta 2 and drag the “Press This” to your bookmark bar. Visit a URL that you like and poof. I just did that on a Flickr photo and I was able to select the image… Continue Reading →

With very little effort I replaced my existing SSL cert which was SHA-1 based with a SHA-256 version for free. The SHA-1 Sunset Tool makes it easy to find all of your SHA-1 certificates. Enter your domain name to find… Continue Reading →

New thrift shop find

I like old film cameras and I often visit Island Thrift to see what they’ve got. Normally it’s just a few 35mm plastic film cameras from the 80s. Those aren’t very interesting, but this week they had some good selections… Continue Reading →

Still playing phone games 6 years later

6 years ago I blogged about getting 150k points in Bejeweled 2. I recently installed the game again and I’m doing a little better. What a time waster. I was really hoping to break 1 million. ;)

An eBay purchase that worked out

Last week my latest eBay find arrived and I was in for a little surprise: it wasn’t quite what I thought it would be. The listing said I purchased an Olympus Pen EES-2 camera, instead I got an EE-2. You’re forgiven for… Continue Reading →

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