Archive for the 'Miscellaneous' Category

Presenting DomainBrain 1.0

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Writing an application for the Mac has been a longtime goal of mine. I’m happy to say that I can finally check that goal off of my list: Presenting DomainBrain 1.0.
DomainBrain is a handy tool for Mac OS X that helps webmasters and web designers keep track of server and login information for websites they [...]

Site Maintenance

Friday, October 26th, 2007

I’m going to be moving Plead the First to a new server this weekend, beginning tonight, so commenting may be disabled, and access to the site may be a bit dicey at times. If you have problems, try again later. Need to contact me and it can’t wait? Try the email address over in the [...]

I Want My Mail

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

The U.S. Postal Service. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. But park a car too close to your mailbox, and all bets are off.

My “New” Website

Friday, June 29th, 2007

One-Button Mouse was a site I started many years ago where I used to showcase my icons and desktop pictures – artwork for customizing your computer. I regularly and lovingly updated the site, but eventually One-Button Mouse began suffering from some serious neglect. I stopped returning its calls, and eventually suggested maybe we could just [...]

Here I am!

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

Just wanted to apologize (to the one or two people who actually check in here regularly) for the lack of updates. I’ve been away for the past two weeks, driving across the country and back again on vacation with my family. The two weeks or so before that when I wasn’t posting was simply old-fashioned [...]

Placing Blame for the VA Tech Shootings

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Not sure who to blame for the Virginia Tech shootings? Need some fresh ideas on using the tragedy to push your agenda? Cynical-C has a convenient list of everyone that’s been blamed by someone.
(Via Ed Brayton)

Psychic Was Wrong About Hornbeck

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Psychics tend to be extremely accurate – as long as you ignore their misses. Here’s a recent example of a big miss that psychic-believers would probably like to sweep under the rug.
Shawn Hornbeck’s disappearance had a happy ending when police found him alive earlier this month. The news took many people by surprise, most likely [...]

I thought it was made of cheese…

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006 gives some details about NASA’s plans for a moon base:
The perpetual sunshine in most of the extreme north and south means plenty of light for energy-producing solar panels; the perpetual darkness in the shadowed polar regions means a steady supply of water ice, which can be harvested for consumption …
I for one agree that [...]

Blog? What blog?

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Ok, I had a little trouble getting into blogging mode after the holiday, but I think I’m back now. Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

I probably won’t have a chance to post much until after the holiday, so I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving.