It looks like we're getting an early Fall this year, and I love it. I've come to realize that my favorite time of the year is autumn, and I don't really know why. The most tangible part is the cool, crisp air that just seems relaxing; but there's something else that I just can't put … Continue reading Early Autumn
I just purchased Sugar Free Maple and Brown Sugar oatmeal. There are no Splenda logos on the box and nothing to indicate what type of sweetener was used. My only guess is one of the long scientific words on the back indicates "sugar substitute". Its not all that bad and actually pretty good for you … Continue reading Phood Phenomena
Where did the weekend go? Yesterday David and Libby Rasch stopped in for a visit. I can't believe it has been over 2 years since last seeing them, we need to make sure another 2 doesn't go by before the next time. It was great seeing you two! Sunday evening took us to the Peoria … Continue reading Is it really Monday?
Best. Soup. Ever. Especially for breakfast.
A smoking ban went into effect this past Sunday for public facilities in Springfield. A lot of people are up in arms about not being able to exercise their freedom and fill the air with toxic chemicals that harm people, but a lot more are happy that they can go to a restaurant without having … Continue reading Smoking Ban
Every time I install Thunderbird on a new machine I have a hard time finding the option to have my replies begin before the quoted text in an email. I can never remember that it's under Account Settings...Composition and Addressing and not under, oh.. Tools..Options with other composition-related options. Really pisses me off, but hopefully … Continue reading Mozilla Thunderbird Gripe
This article appeared on Slashdot this morning, definitely worth a read. It's something I have thought about on more than one occasion. In grade school, every once in a while my math class would have a computer lab day where we would sit and type in those commands found in the math books (and other … Continue reading Programming Languages for Beginners