We’re finally legal!

Continuing in a stream of blog posts that started with “18 years ago, Today”, “Nineteen years ago”, and “20 years and going strong”, today Valorie and I celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary.  We can finally go out and have a drink to celebrate :)[1]. I’m still as much in love with Valorie as I was…

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What’s this untitled slider doing on the Vista volume mixer?

Someone sent the following screen shot to one of our internal troubleshooting aliases.  They wanted to know what the “Name Not Available” slider meant.   The audio system on Vista keeps track of the apps that are playing sounds (it has to, to be able to display the information on what apps are playing sounds…

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Playing Librarian…

Those of you who know me (and my family) from beyond my blog know that among my our many passions, one of the biggest is books.  And we’ve got a lot of them. A couple of years ago, Valorie got me a Flic barcode scanner and a copy of the program Book Collector.  I’ve been…

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Every Domain Name tells a story, I wonder what this one’s was.

And I’d love to know the story behind this site: http://www.modestapparelchristianclothinglydiaofpurpledressescustomsewing.com/choosing_your_fabric.htm.  I ran across it while shopping online the other day.  The root page of the domain (http://www.modestapparelchristianclothinglydiaofpurpledressescustomsewing.com/index.htm) is a 404, but there’s a number of pages live under that domain.   I wonder how they ever chose that particular domain name – it’s as…

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