Corvette Weekend Ocean City 2017

My wife and I attended the Annual “Corvette Weekend” in Ocean City, Maryland this past weekend. It was cool to see all the Corvettes cruising around Ocean City. Although the weather was pretty crappy it was a nice day trip. Corvette enthusiast should check out the show if you are in the area. The Boardwalk Corvette Parade was pretty cool. …

Corvettes at Carlisle 2017

My wife and I had another awesome time at this years Corvettes at Carlisle event in Carlisle PA. The weather was the ABSOLUTE BEST we have ever experienced at this event. There were well over five thousand Corvettes at the fairground and the downtown parade was sold out as usual. I love my Corvette and everyone else’s too! See you …

Create Rectangular Thumbnail with Automator Workflow Using ImageMagic

I often create thumbnails for images to be posted on various webpages. Instead of using Photoshop or some other image editor I wrote a simple Automator workflow to convert an image to a nice little thumbnail with ImageMagic. Note: I prefer my thumbnails to be 150×100 pixels. You can adjust accordingly for your desired sizing. Requirements: Automator, ImageMagic Workflow Breakdown …

Sault Saint Marie Michigan

I recently visited Sault (Soo) Saint Marie Michigan for my Grandmothers 100th birthday celebration. Had a great time visiting with family that I have not seen in a long time. There were several gatherings including a boat ride out of the Soo through the Canadian Locks and back via the American Locks. My family and I also visited the beautiful …

Convert Image for Web With Automator Workflow Using ImageMagic

I have a website where I always upload image files with a standard image size, quality level and unsharp. Instead of loading Photoshop or another image editor I wrote a simple Automator workflow to convert the file with my specified parameters using ImageMagic. Requirements: Automator, ImageMagic Workflow Breakdown Ask for Finder Items – this tells Finder to give you a …

Install and Run Homebrew from Home Directory

Homebrew recommends being installed in /usr/local/; This is not always possible for systems that are managed in corporate environments where permissions will restrict user ownership of Homebrew. If a user doesn’t own Homebrew they will not be able to add packages or update. The following is a super simple way to run Homebrew from a users home directory. Note if …

Safari Bookmarks Lose Sort, Become Unsorted or Revert to Previous State After Running SafariSort

Problem SafariSort sorts all bookmarks but they are later reverted to their previous state. Bookmarks do not hold their sorted order after editing or adding bookmarks. Background When enabled iCloud syncing keeps all your Apple applications up to date with recent changes so you have the updates on all your computers and iOS devices. This wonderful cloud syncing is great …