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December 12, 2007
-Slowly Getting Back Up To Speed
Things are starting to get back to normal here and I'm trying to get back to posting on a more regular basis. Unfortunately, I never got away and went on...
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October 12, 2007
-Screwed By Bad Backups and Autoupdate Reboots
After almost a week's worth of MySQL problems and why I was rushing a fresh backup, the web host dropped the ball and more than a month of data has...
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March 18, 2007
-YouTube and The 24/7 Bowling Coach
I had one of those eureka moments a few months ago.... rcasey posted A New Angle Nearly everyone now has a video camera or can at least borrow one and...
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February 02, 2007
-Get your Widgets here!
Widgetbox is now making it super easy to create widgets with their new Blidget wizard. Grab one or more for your site. They're stylish! Widgetbox also provides statistics for them...
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December 26, 2006
-Google Toolbar Custom Buttons
I love the Google Toolbar. I feel like I have one hand tied behind my back when I have to use a browser that doesn't have it installed. A...
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October 10, 2003
-Family Circle Goes Bowling
The October 15 issue of Family Circle (in supermarkets now) has a nice little story about bowling and even features It is part of the FC Good Life...
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May 07, 2003
-Finally back at work
After a few weeks of being ill and stuck at home I was finally up to returning to work this afternoon, or so I thought. No matter how well my...
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May 02, 2003
-New Server - Outages To Be Expected Monday!
All my own web sites (this does not include client sites) will be moving to a new hosting facility and a brand new dedicated server on Monday, May 5, 2003...
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February 20, 2003
-No I wasn't on vacation!
Its been almost ten days since my databases corrupted and that left me unable to blog and update all my other web sites, including I had pretty recent backups...
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January 21, 2003
-I'll miss you, Futon Critic, but I can understand; all too well!
Over the weekend, Brian Sullivan decided that he'll be taking an extended break from running his site, The Futon Critic. While it is very disappointing to see such a great...
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January 08, 2003
-Bowling Handicap Calculator
For a very long time I've wanted to put up a handicap calculator on the site since we're frequently asked how to determine handicaps. I've tried to write one in...
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November 28, 2002
-Thank goodness for vacations
I've been feverishly working on the new content management system and rewrite of's code to strictly comply with CSS2 and XTHML 1.1. I still have a lot left to...
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October 28, 2002
-Never rely on other people
When it comes to running a large web site you really don't have many options for web site hosting, especially if you want to do it right and not on...
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October 22, 2002
-Powered by one frustrated geek
Due to work, illness, and some procrastination I wasn't able to update the news on for about 10 days. It took most of this afternoon and evening to publish...
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October 15, 2002
-Drop dead bandwidth pirates
It's amazing how many sites were loading graphics off of my sites, especially I say 'were' because any site still doing it is in for one hell of a...
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