New Blog Domain and Platform

Hello, and welcome to my Blog version 2.0. After finding the content management on Blogger.com lacking I came to the conclusion I had finally outgrown the software’s capabilities. I decided I would like to have more control over the site and opted to host my own...

World of Warcraft Macros – Fishing

One of the nice features of World of Warcraft is the ability to create custom macros to simplify common tasks in the game. I have a nice little on that you can place on a button for fishing. What it does: If you do not have a fishing rod equipped, clicking the button...

Installing Windows 7

Microsoft has released Windows 7 RC 1 into the wild that is the Internet. Until August 20th of 2009 (basically this is the last week) you can sign up for a license key and a link to download the disk image in iso format. This version will work until June 2010 at which...

Random Update

I’ve painstakingly gone through nearly all of my blog posts and updated the URL for the little icons and images. I canceled their previous hosting domain and rolled them into my main one. I wish blogger had a search and replace feature that would have let me...

Insane, Nuts, Brave – The Winter Cyclist

Being car-free arouses a lot of derision, but after a while you get used to it. People assume you’re poor, or an alcoholic. They’ve bought into the car culture they where raised with, and to see someone getting by without ever owning a car kicks a reflex....

Painless Web 2.0 with jQuery

Allow me introduce you to my new favorite web tool: jQuery. jQuery is a handy java script that allows you to add AJAX functionality to your website without too much fuss at all. After placing the jquery.js (obtained from jQuery.com) file in your website’s path...

Missing Safely Remove Hardware in System Tray

So, I plug my USB flash drive into my computer and load some data to take with me. I look down to the bottom right of my screen and … where’s the icon gone? I look through the menus and control panels and cannot find an entry for it. Next step, I check to...