Stacking Cups This is insane.  We are the most competitive society EVER.  The things we do to feel competition.  Look at that kid crying! I am all in favor of being competitive, but stacking cups?  Come … Continue reading Stacking Cups

Negative Posts

My wife often tells me.  Never say anything bad about anyone or anything ever.  And ESPECIALLY not in print, email or blog.  She is wise.  It reminded me of the first days of … Continue reading Negative Posts

Open Source Style

Ive been working hard trying to learn how to do what came so naturally and easy to me in jQuery in YUI and YUI-ext.  I have been scouring the forums and the documentation.  I can’t … Continue reading Open Source Style

jQuery & YUI-ext

The jQuery team has announced that Jack Slocum is planning to release a 1.0 version of his impressive YUI-ext project and a plugin for jQuery. Jack Slocum is a force of nature in the JavaScript … Continue reading jQuery & YUI-ext

A funny thing happened on the way to the funeral

The trip was a comedy of errors from start to finish. Original plans: SFO to Dallas to Indianapolis then drive to New Albany Indiana (near Louisville).  Return Friday.We get to the airport LATE as usual.  They … Continue reading A funny thing happened on the way to the funeral

User Access Control – Vista

I installed Vista on Katie’s laptop and my desktop.  We had to upgrade Katie’s ram because it was running SO SLOW at 1G, so we went to 1.5G.  The installation was a pain in the … Continue reading User Access Control – Vista

Ode to Alice

Alice (Katie’s grandmother) died this week. She was a feisty old woman. She would would have turned 100 this year. I remember so vividly he telling Ben at Christmas, "I’m a wrapper!!" and crossing her … Continue reading Ode to Alice

Xinha 4 WordPress

I tried out Xinha 4 WordPress, but it didn’t quite work the way I wanted.  I am unhappy with all of these editors. 🙁 Now I am trying Code Markup.  It supposedely makes it so … Continue reading Xinha 4 WordPress

Technology Stuff

Using Script tags in WordPress is a pain in the ass.  They have a visual tab and a code tab, but the code tab does some strange parsing.  I want a REALLY code tab where … Continue reading Technology Stuff