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January 27, 2005

More Good Eats

Three more years according to this article, including a 2-hour special on road food, shot on a trip of Route 66. That's great news, I'd hate to see the show go away.

January 26, 2005


Saw a link to Photon, an iPhoto plugin that send images to your weblog, a couple of weeks ago. Sounded interesting. Saw yesterday that it was now free, so I downloaded it and gave it a try. Works great. I'd have paid for this. I'm now using it on the photolog.

Oh, not sure if I publically menioned the photolog tutorial that I used. it is the five-step one at moonpost.com. Very easy to implement.

January 24, 2005

Johnny Carson

Sad to see that Johnny Carson died on Sunday. Took a risk and watched Larry King, who had Don Rickles and Carl Reiner on, who were hilarious. Joan Rivers, on the other hand, looks like a skull.

January 13, 2005


Logged in to Movable Type this morning to see that I had been hit with over 100 fresh spam comments. I do have moderation of new comments turned on, so they weren't live and it wasn't too hard to remove them all. Checked MT-Blacklist, only to see that I hadn't turned it on after installing it a couple of weeks or so ago. Whoops.

Guess it is time to look into installing Conversation Killer, which i mentioned a couple of entries ago.

January 12, 2005

Another Text Editor?

I had always been a fan of BBEdit Lite and used it for my basic text file editing needs until it went away, replaced by the $49 TextWrangler. I kept the most recent version (6.1?) on my iBook, but I was slowly looking for something new with more features (and free). SubEthaEdit seems like it'll fit the bill and it works with Cyberduck (an FTP browser). Just saw this morning that Bare Bones has made TextWrangler a free product. Time to check it out.

January 11, 2005

MacWorld thoughts

Just off the top of my head, things that are relevant to me right now:

iMac Mini: Interesting idea, but isn't this pretty much a 12" iBook without a screen or keyboard? Can't upgrade memory without going to an authorized service provider. Probably a good choice for someone who's already got a computer and wants to move to Apple. Would make a good fileserver/backup with an external FireWire drive plugged in and an AirPort card installed.

iPod Shuffle: Bold (maybe risky) idea? No screen kills it for me, but I'm hardly the target market. At $99, it could be seen as an impulse buy, say for commuting or working out. Liked this bit on the main page: iPod Shuffle: Smaller than a pack of gum and much more fun. (footnote: Do not eat iPod shuffle.)

Macworld SF 2005

Currently keeping an eye on the MacWorld 2005 Keynote News, as supplied by MacNN....

January 6, 2005

test syndication

test post for adam

Time for some book learnin'

Been poking around behind the scenes in Movable Type. I've been reading the Movable Type Bible, the Learning Movable Type website, and various other sites here and there.

After having moved the archives to their own page and adding a link in the sidebar to my Amazon Wishlist, I've added a "Currently Reading" link to the sidebar, courtesy of BookQueToo. Still need to do a little reading/research on photoblogs to figure out how to best add that.

January 1, 2005

Small cosmetic changes

Had to remember some of how MT handles code to make some small changes to the weblog. Archives have been moved to their own page and a link to my Amazon wishlist has been added.

Next step: photo weblog!