Category Archives: rant

Help kids play like we used to play

A good friend of mine, , and a group of his friends are running a Kickstarter campaign to provide NYC kids with an open, free and creative playground environment, aptly called play:ground. Please watch their video and consider contributing to … Continue reading

What to Do After You’ve Watched The Daily Show or Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Feel frustrated after watching shows like The Daily Show or Last Week Tonight, because you want to do something, but just aren’t sure what you can do, or how to go about it? You are not alone, but there are also no easy answers. But find out what one person did, and know that action can be taken, and their effects can be felt… Continue reading

April Fools’ Day

As yet another April Fools’ Day comes and goes, I share my thoughts on the day. Continue reading

Cigarette Smokers, Revisited…

Some time ago I wrote about my “fucking hatred” for cigarette smokers. Here is a slight revisit to the topic… Continue reading

Boilerplate Theme no longer available via the WordPress Repository

What do you do when WordPress makes a rash decision and just pulls your Theme? Smile, exhale, and stroll on over to Github… Continue reading

Trying to add generated-content to HTML form fields

One man’s attempt to visually represent required form fields using only the necessary HTML and CSS. Spoiler-alert: #wtf? Continue reading

RSS reading nightmare: Feedly & gReader failing badly

I consume a lot of RSS feeds. That is where nearly 100% of my finds for Today’s Readings come from. But suddenly my world turned upside-down, and I’m documenting the problems, and hopefully the solutions, for anyone else that experiences the same. Continue reading

San Francisco, I Guess We’re NOT Coming Home, Yet…

When I wrote back in July about us leaving Germany and returning to San Francisco, our minds were made up and our plans were finalized: We were finally heading back to our home by the Bay, to our friends and … Continue reading

Follow-up to Why Can’t I Edit JavaScript Files in the WordPress Theme Editor?

Please note that as of WP 4.4, you can now enable editing of JS (or any other file format) via the WP Themes editor! The details are illustrated in the comments of the initial post on this subject. Thanks to … Continue reading

Shitty Politicians are like Weeds…

Note: This is not a tech article. I don’t do a lot of political stuff here, but this time I can’t help myself… <rant> I have a back yard. My back yard has some trees, some hedge-like stuff, some berry … Continue reading