Introducing: The Weekly Reading List

As you may know, I'm an avid reader and always on the lookout for more good material. I've been keeping a curated list of articles for some time and decided I'd like to start sharing them with my loyal readers. Starting Friday, I'll be posting a weekly list of...

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Fix Missing Icons in Monarch Social Sharing Plugin

I ran into an issue with the Monarch plugin from Elegant Themes over the weekend where my icons would not display in Internet Exploder or Firefox. Being the diligent developer that I am, I need everything to look the same (or at least acceptable) in each and every...

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How To: Add Expires Header in WordPress

If you've checked your YSlow score lately, you make have come across a poor score in your "Add Expires Header". In many cases that I've seen, the score is 0% – not good. Here's a great description of Expires Headers from GTmetrix: Expires headers tell the browser...

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Scootouring Patch Design

A few months ago I did the artwork and patch design for our scooter club's spring rally. I was hoping for an old-timey, summer camp feel to the design that we could adapt and use for years to come. While I'm pleased with the way things turned out, I have to hand it to...

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Updates, Upgrades and New Digs

In the next few weeks I will be moving this site - along with a few others - to a new host... While this is not a process I'm looking forward to, I am sure I will be much happier with the new space. Ideally, there should be no noticeable down time, but I won't make...

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How To: Check Apple iCloud Status

iCloud Status On Friday, I noticed that I was having trouble connecting to iCloud from my office computer. I grabbed the ryPhone and tried to update an appointment on my calendar only to find similar issues there as well. I figured it had to be an iCloud issue and...

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Yes, This is Actually Happening

David Axelrod: I think this is something — something different going on right now. When you have the leader — the Republican leader of the Senate say, our number one goal — in the midst of this economy, our number one goal is to defeat the president, and they’re...

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