I periodically check my User Login Items to see if any recently installed applications have added themselves to my system startup. Login Items can greatly increase the amount of time it takes to boot your Mac. We all have applications we want to open every time we boot. The problem with shoving too many apps [...]
My wonderful wife bought me an awesome squirrel proof bird feeder this past Christmas. I’ve always enjoyed feeding my feathered friends but my new feeder has taken it to a new level . Today was a snow day so I had a chance to grab some pictures. In the photos you will see some Virginia [...]
I don’t regularly create cronjobs; however when I do I can never remember the proper crontab syntax. Each time I want to edit my crontab I have to fire up my codebox for reference. For some reason its the minutes and hours that screw me every time. The trusty old reference below just doesn’t do [...]
Goodbye 2012 – Hello 2013! 2012 broke my heart and destroyed parts of my soul. I hope and pray that 2013 is a much better year. Best wishes to you and yours for a healthy and happy new year.
From my bird to yours – Happy Thanksgiving!
I used to love using Dashboard in OS X. I occasionally use it on my work system but on my home iMac the Dashboard is just sitting idol wasting CPUs. It never bothered me until I installed Mountain Lion. I occasionally use the side-swipe on my mouse and hated ending up at the Dashboard. No [...]
jQuery UI, the official user interface components library of jQuery, offers a lot for quickly implementing widely-used widgets and features into websites. It consists of the popular datepicker, slider, accordion, progress bar, drag ‘n’ drop and much more. And, it is themable, there is even ThemeRoller which allows anyone to customize their own themes. However, any ThemeRoller-customized [...]
I can’t say how much my wife and I enjoyed the Zac Brown Band show at Jiffy Lube Live last night. The vocal quality of Zac and the entire bands audio was unbelievable! It was like we were listening to the CD’s live at volume 10… The show rocked non-stop for over two hours. Below [...]
Today is the worst day of my life. After nearly 16 years we had to let our beloved “Toby” go. My heart is destroyed, my soul is empty. I don’t know how we will move forward. I know we will go on and “Toby” will live on in our hearts forever. He touched so many [...]
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