Mostly Harmless

Mostly about my amusement

Year: 2014

The mood struck me and I organized all the things

Saturday I went to Lowes and picked up new air filters for the house. The old filters were… they needed replacement badly. While…

I Am NGINX! (And So Can You!)

A few months ago I switched my Apache2 installation for this blog from mod_php to php5-fpm. Using Ubuntu LTS this…

Constantine is a fun show

I’m watching NBC’s Constantine via FIOS on demand. It’s a fun show but I wonder how faithful it’s going to…

October 24th

Tomorrow is the 2nd anniversary of when my Dad passed away. It’s also the day I fly to attend WordCamp…

Remove shortlink URLs from comments

Or remove them from anywhere, though I’m not sure why you’d remove shortlinks from your own author’s posts. I’ve written…

sed to the rescue again

Some days you just want to quickly edit a bunch of config files in one go. One of the reasons…

This time it’s not the phone company’s fault

Around 8 AM Sunday my dial tone went “Buh-By!” and none of my phones worked. They were getting juice but…

“If anyone else drives the car, we will impound it.”

Nice blog post title. That’s the memory that sticks out from my Dollar Rent A Car experience. It turns out…

No more @import for me

Well, at least not for current WordPress child themes. I like child themes and always recommend that people use them…

OK, no more Xmarks for me

I like the idea behind Xmarks but there seems to be something I am doing that’s just not working. Here’s…

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