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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 →

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 →

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 there the lightbulb went off and I picked up the following. 1 – Utilitech 10-Outlet surge protector. It’s 42″ long. 1… Continue Reading →

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 be to the original comic. I’ve not look at that comic for ages. Unlike the Keanu Reeves version, this one… Continue Reading →

Excerpts and not full content, but only sometimes

WordPress filters and actions remains one of my favorite features. There is so much that you can easily manipulate without modifying a theme’s files. For example: on my front page I like the latest published post to show the whole content with… Continue Reading →

The Girl made Cinnamon Roll Waffles

I blame Kailey Lampert for this tweet. ;) @bluelimemedia @jan_dembowski This is also in line for experimenting http://t.co/y0ifMqkisX — Kailey Lampert (@trepmal) March 26, 2014 Which lead The Girl and I to this link where we learned how to make these. Quick… Continue Reading →

Favorite new WordPress 3.9 feature

Copying and pasting from Microsoft Word directly into the Visual Editor is my new favorite thing in 3.9 beta. I just tried it on Lily’s store WordPress site and it worked alright. This is a fortunate side effect of 3.9 getting… Continue Reading →

Some journalists still inspire you

Miles O’Brien has always been one of my favorite science reporters and I was sorry to hear about the loss of his left arm. You know he’s going to get through it but it’s horrific that this could happen to him…. Continue Reading →

WordPress actions and filters are still very cool

I spend time perusing the WordPress support forums (now that’s an understatement) and sometimes I come across someone being unhappy with a plugin. In this particular case a plugin was adding a notice to the admin screens saying “Upgrade now for… Continue Reading →

“By the end of the war it was deemed inadequate”

Today we went to a nearby shopping outlet (I got sandals) and they had a section for the Museum of American Armor. This is an off shoot of the American Airpower Museum which the kids and I visit a lot…. Continue Reading →

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