Cheesy Potato Spinach Soup

Sometimes you have a little bit of something left over that you need to eat before they go bad, but it isn’t really enough to make an entire meal around—a few potatoes that are going soft, a bit of cheese that is in danger of drying out. And sometimes you want to make just a …read more…

Outrage Monkeys

For some reason, I had bookmarked this page on John Scalzi’s blog, and had completely forgotten about it until the other day, when I reread it and decided to add “outrage monkey” to my glossary page. I have to admit, I completely forgot what he was writing about, until I got to the end where …read more…

How to solve problems

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

Published on 20 September 2015 at 12:23 pm


Everybody knows I have a writing utensil fetish. I came across some interesting sites the other day while searching for something else (I was trying to figure out how to create a limit in OpenOffice Math, actually). So I don’t forget them, here they are:

  • I Sell Pens — The name says it all: this guy sells all sorts of different pens, in all sorts of price ranges. The ink page alone is drool-worthy.
  • The Fountain Pen Network — I love fountain pens. This site has forums, a blog, a gallery (!), and a sales area.
  • Anderson Pens — An online pen store. All sorts of pens, all sorts of prices.


Published on 15 September 2015 at 1:24 pm

About my New WordPress Theme

When I first started using WordPress, I used a theme called Azul. It was clean, simple, and kept the focus very much on content. It had certain shortcomings, such as the lack of print-friendly pages and few theme options, but I used it. I eventually moved to the Graphene theme, largely because it had a …read more…

Stephen King on Talent

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

Stephen King

Published on 9 September 2015 at 4:09 pm

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An Image from Al Sabo

Al Sabo Photos

Here are some of the pictures I took when we went to the Al Sabo nature preserve.

Published on 9 September 2015 at 3:24 pm

I’m going to be posting a few posts with different post formats, just to demonstrate how this new theme displays them.

Published on 9 September 2015 at 3:23 pm

A Status with an Image

Published on 9 September 2015 at 3:21 pm

CSS Transitions

Published on 9 September 2015 at 3:20 pm


Published on 9 September 2015 at 3:19 pm