Aaaand we’re back

Finally. Upgrade of WordPress complete. Back end is much, much different. Menus go vertically down the left sidebar. (note to self. Before freaking out that page only partially appears after upgrade, remember to activate all the ole plugins!)

Esprit Decor: Queer Eye for the Military Guy

Dana Milbank’s describes congressional testimony on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. Those testifying on behalf of the ban didn’t help their case (read the story). Retired Army Sgt. Major Brian Jones: “‘In the military environment, team cohesion, morale and esprit de corps is a matter of life and death,’ he said. His written statement spelled it […]

This site is still rather broken

I’ll have to see if upgrading it to the latest WordPress fixes it. Or it may be that my custom hosting situation has so tricked out all the auto disallow comment spammers and the like so thoroughly that it ended up disabling me from doing anything to my site. Right now the barrier to blogging […]

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let’s see if this still works

Happy National Jet-Lag Day

Each glance at the clock elicits disbelief and a tinge of panic as the body clock (and solar clock) wrestle with the numbers on the dial. Well, unless you’re in Arizona. Or Hawaii.

Verizon voice mail

Yes, I was affected by the voice mail outage last week. I got a robo-call from a Verizon executive, explaining the outage and telling me about the $5 credit for the outage. I see from this LA Times article how widespread the outage was. [via LA Observed] Verizon spokesperson, about the cause: [T]he root cause […]