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Geek

Optimum Online Boost (Verizon vs Cablevision is good)

I may be able to host my server in my basement after all.
When I lived at the old house, I had Time Warner Cable for surfing the web, and Acedsl . The DSL line was for hosting my domain in my house…

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Just Stupid

What a phone call

This one irked me too much and I have to share.
Lily and I are on vacation this week so we re sleeping late and getting the kids fed and bathed after 8am. Vacation: it s all good. Around 8:45am tod…

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Family

Merry Christmas Everyone!

December 24th
Saturday night we put the kids in bed at 7pm. We told them they had to go to sleep or Santa might not come to our house.
Naturally as soon as we got them to sleep, Alek and my pare…

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Work Related

MTA strike over for now

Still more fun.
(1010 WINS) (NEW YORK) Mayor Michael Bloomberg expressed his anger over the transit strike at a Wednesday afternoon press conference. “It needs to end, and it needs to end right now…

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Family

Christmas decorations up tonight

Today we took out the Christmas decorations and put them up. We waited for the kids to take a nap and then me and one of my brothers went to the basement and brought up the tree and lights.
My brot…

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Software

Posting using the Xinha4wp

This is essentially the same posting as the last two but using the Xinha4wp plugin. It’s an awesome plugin. The images need to places on the server before hand but that is not to different from the other two pieces of software. Within this plugin I can get pretty creative. Here are some things for […]

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Software

Playing around with PC clients

I am still working around with WordPress and my trial of BlogJet. Still playing mostly so I will see what happens with this new version.
It is looking like a tie between BlogJet and Zoundry Blog Wr…

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Software

Internet Explorer PNG problem

I just installed a weather icon on the side bar of my blog. In Firefox it looks great. It draws a PNG formatted icon for the weather condition. The plugin is easy to install, provides a option page in WordPress admin and is easy to work with. Being pleased with myself I mentioned this to […]

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Linux

Ubuntu Linux

I had been thinking about playing with Ubuntu Linux for some time now and at the end of October I went to the web site https://shipit.ubuntu.com/ and ordered a set of Ubuntu 5.10 CDs. You fill out the form, and they ship you CDs for free. Minimum order is 5. Friday the CDs (5 sets, […]

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Software

More fooling around with WordPress

This is a posting using Zoundry Blog Writer. The picture on the side was taken in the F.E.A.R. game at the end. This is me playing with the picture placement within Zoundry Blog Writer Lite. A few days ago I put in a lengthy blog entry about using the Apache module mod_layout. I wrote over […]