Archives for July 2008

A Cat Photo

I am just recovering from a major re-organization of my computer’s hard drive and I don’t have my full cornucopia of cat photos on disk yet (they’re on a backup DVD).  But this one was on my camera.  This is Merlin demonstrating his trademark “playful face.”

The Call of Cthulhu Cookout

Or, the Tentacular Spectacular! It was a great weekend. First, my birthday occurred some time this past week. Happy birthday to me! On Saturday I had a bunch of friends over to play the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game. Since it was summertime, and a nice day, and near enough to my birthday, and the […]

My Review of Dungeons and Dragons, Fourth Edition

The Fourth Edition of D&D has been out for about a month and a half now. I haven’t played it yet, but I’ve had the Player’s Handbook, Dungeon Master’s Guide, and Monster Manual in my house for several weeks now — an early birthday gift from my lovely, thoughtful, gamer sweetie. Executive Summary I give […]

Linking WordPress Pages to External Domains — my first technical triumph!

Yesterday I set up this blog. 1and1 provides an automatic blog installer — it’s kind of nifty — but being who I am, I played with that a bit and then went and set up WordPress.org manually. Mostly because I wanted to be able to “get under the hood,” as it were, and get my […]

Good grief – I’ve turned into a blogger!

I hate blogs.  So why do I have one? Just recently (two days ago, in fact), I decided to take the plunge and get my own Web hosting service from a real hosting company (namely, 1and1).  Partly this is because I’m tired of hosting my pages at Comcast (more specifically, I’m tired of Comcast’s lousy […]