Daily Archives: March 25, 2005

This Idea Eats Brains!

I wasn’t a big fan of the story of Beauty and the Beast until the day I stumbled across Robin McKinley when I was 12. Although the first book of hers I devoured was The Blue Sword, it didn’t take me long to discover Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast. […]


Burst of Creativity

Thanks to the joys of wireless networks, laptops, and the rare conjunction of having a free evening, enough energy to do something about it, and enough brainpower to remember what all I want to do, I’m sitting in bed next to Steph (who is reading) and getting some bits and scraps of stuff done. [Steph: […]


Jam session, perfection, and suckitude

I was asked by our priest if I could provide some quiet background guitar music for my church’s Maundy Thursday service. I agreed, and when time came to head down to the church tonight, I decided to walk. It’s only ten minutes away by foot and I can always use the exercise. My fingers are […]


Sun to further restrict access to online support information

See my work blog for more details, but the gist of it is that Sun is closing off even more information that is currently publicly available, in favor of restricting it to those who have support contracts.


The demise of SunSolve as we know it

Sun has long had an impressive amount of documentation and support material on their website, in the form of SunSolve. That appears to be changing in the near future. From the Sunsolve website:

At least this doesn’t appear to be affecting their online documentation. This is, in my opinion, not the smartest move for […]


Cookbook progress and the rediscovery of free time

Oh, right, since I forget to mention it — we got the last chapter of the Exchange Cookbook off to our editor’s hands (and thus into production) early last week, so I’ve actually had some free time again in the evenings. I now need to get Once Upon a Time in Seattle finished and off […]


I am not cool because I don’t have enough spare time to be

And you’ll see what I mean if you take a look at this nifty link to transparent backgrounds (thanks to Adam for the link). The cat has to be my favorite.