Archive for date: December 8, 2004

Brainwagon Radio: Too Long Since the Last One

December 8, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Brainwagon Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Damn, it’s been nearly a week since I put out my last one, and this was painful to put out. Hopefully it isn’t too painful to listen to. Items from the show: Shameless plug for my Cinnamon Bear Podcast. I upgraded this weblog to use the latest version of the CG Powerpack. I rambled about […]

Happy Birthday!

December 8, 2004 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Didn’t find out about it until late in the day, but I’d like to wish Tom a happy birthday! Best wishes to you and yours, and health, long life, riches, laughter, music, DAT drives that don’t jam and laptops that work with Linux right out of the box.

Chicken and Dumplings, ala Brainwagon

December 8, 2004 | Cooking and Recipes, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

It’s cold (or what passes for cold in California) and rainy today, so it’s time to cook up something healthy and delicious. Here’s my recipe (such as it is) for home-made Chicken and Dumplings, inspired by a similar recipe that I saw on Rachel Ray’s 30 minute meals. Nothing about this meal is cast in […]

Minor website improvements…

December 8, 2004 | Blogging, News | By: Mark VandeWettering

I downloaded the most recent release of ChaitGear Powerpack, a set of WordPress Plugins that you include support for the referer list and an Amazon Wishlist. I ended up having to recompile mod_php4 and install a couple of php modules, but now all seems to work. I put up the wishlist mainly as a lark, […]

One of those days…

December 8, 2004 | My Diary | By: Mark VandeWettering

Yesterday was one of those days. You know the kind I mean. Nothing earth-shatteringly dramatic happened. Nobody had a stroke, or was poisoned or shot. My house didn’t burn down. I wasn’t fired from my job. But yesterday sucked. It began innocently enough. I had scheduled the Safelite glass guys to come out and repair […]