November 2016

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Happy 13th, Smeagle!

While everyone was celebrating Thanksgiving this past week, my oldest cat, Smeagle, was celebrating his 13th birthday. He wasn’t particularly fond of the camera. The above shots were the best I could get him to pose for in the last few days. Yes, Smeagle is named after the Lord of … Continue reading →

Traveler's notebook

Some pics of my new traveler’s notebook. This is not the famous Midori Traveler’s Notebook, which was bit pricey for my first TN. Instead, I went with a cheaper handmade journal at about half the price. This notebook will hold Midori regular-sized inserts/refills though. This version came with 3 inserts … Continue reading →

Designing better nested comments

I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with nested comments. I like the idea of finding replies to comments without having to scroll up and down the page. I hate how unruly they get when more than two or three levels deep. In my most recent theme, Extant, and the newest … Continue reading →

Post format support for custom post types

When building the Custom Content Portfolio plugin, I needed to add post format support to my portfolio project post type. Generally speaking, this is a pretty easy thing to do. However, I wanted to limit the possible formats to only those that made sense for portfolios. This tutorial will walk … Continue reading →

Anne Rice shared my essay

This is one of those things you’re supposed to screenshot, right? An aspiring novelist should probably print and frame it. If you’re interested in the essay, here you go: Religion in the Vampire Motif. … Continue reading →