wordpress optimization

Came across a good article the other day on improving the performance of WordPress. It holds more relevancy if you run your own server or are paying for more access than your typical mass-market hosting environment. I pride myself on reading revision histories but somehow the fact that WordPress stores post-revisions flew right past without […]

you are not prepared

Yeah, yeah, that was last expansion, but this one doesn’t have a fancy tag line. While I cheated and back-dated this particular post, I WAS waiting in line at midnight. It capped off an excessively long day of driving back from South Dakota (more on that later) and then driving back to Madison from my […]

It is done.

I’m not here to predict the future. I don’t know how this is going to end. But I do know how it’s going to begin. Barack Obama IS the 44th President of the United States of America. My voice. My vote. My hope. Our President.

your votes, I haz dem

A scant 20 minutes after the polls opened here my ballot was cast with a satisfying whirr and beep of the tried and “true” non-Diebold counting machine. I confess to being a bit giddy as I moved through the queue. I couldn’t stop myself from flipping open the blue privacy folder to look at my […]

what scares me

What scares me? These people actually get a vote. The problem with democracy isn’t the politicians. It’s people like the ones in that video. Here are some helpful tips, from me to you, o’ people of the video. 1) Catholic doctors and Catholic hospitals are allowed to have all the moral objections to abortions or […]

as long as they don’t change the formula…

So this is the face of the new Pepsi. I ask: Who the fuck cares? It’s always baffled me why drink companies of ANY variety advertise themselves. I don’t like Coke. I like Pepsi. No ad campaign in the world is going to alter my taste buds. There was some comedian on TV a while […]