October 2018

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About Page 2018

A bit over 5 years ago I made a promise to not make the updating of my about page a quinquennial event. I didn’t quite live up to that promise. Time passes by quickly. It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 years. I wasn’t much in the mood to create … Continue reading →

Pictures of cats

If there’s anything truly good about the World Wide Web, it’s that people can share cat pictures

A day in Prattville with Shannon

My cousin was in town today. As is custom, that meant riding up to Prattville, Ala. and stopping by Bass Pro Shops. We had a pretty fun day hanging out. We took Shannon’s son out for lunch at Steak ‘n Shake (yes, I brought home an extra burger). We started … Continue reading →

Switching from WordPress to a custom CMS

If you’ve been a long-time reader of my blog, I bet you never thought you’d see the day with a post titled anything like this one. I’ve moved this blog from WordPress to a custom CMS. Before getting into an explanation, I want to make it clear that I am … Continue reading →

The Final Comments

19,516. That’s the number of approved comments this blog has amassed over the years. The vast majority of these comments are on some of my more popular WordPress-centered posts. I’ve had a lot of fun over the years discussing the various topics on this blog. It’s been a long and … Continue reading →

On blogging: What I regret the most

As I mentioned in the previous post, I’m overhauling the blog. This has given me the opportunity to reevaluate many things in my life. I’ve been able to sit and remember some of the great things that have happened to me. I’ve seen myself grow in these past 15 years … Continue reading →

The college era: Then and now

I’ve taken some time away from my main work this week to focus on cleaning things on this blog. I still have much to do, and I’m only about halfway through everything. Earlier today, I completed the cleanup of what I call the “college era” of the site. It consisted … Continue reading →