• Tightening Computer Security

    This article has some good reasons why, if you haven’t already, you should upgrade to Service Pack 2 if you are running Windows XP. Apparently Microsoft did a silly thing. They left the security permissions for My Computer wide open in windows. Let’s make this clear, this isn’t a flaw...

  • O’Reilly’s Guide to Blogging

    I have a shirt that I wear from time to time that says “I’m blogging this.” across the front of it. You have no idea how many times people stop me and ask what “blogging” is. It surprises me from time to time, because I tend to assume that everyone...

  • Isn’t it ironic?

    How life can imitate art? I saw this headline and the first thing that happened, was I got a flashback of Lethal Weapon 2, where Riggs and Murtaugh walk into the South African embassy and Murtaugh asks for information about traveling to South Africa, then starts to shout, “Ban Apartheid...

  • Watching The Hulk

    So… I was sitting in the living room with my children and we’re watching The Hulk on tv. My son looked at me and asked the quintessential question that is most important to every little boy who sees the hulk. “Mom, why is he wearing purple boxer shorts?” I tried...

  • No brainer, but much needed…

    … warning to everyone out there. My mother was diagnosed with hypoglycemia a few years ago, which puts her at a much greater risk for Type II diabetes. I do think this is something that not just every woman, but every person should be aware of. Sugared soft drinks really...