I’m asking for time for Christmas.

When last we spoke, Matt and I were heading to the Renaissance Festival. You may have assumed that I was murdered by anachronistic reenactors there, and you are not too far from the truth. In short, as a vegetarian and someone who is made profoundly uncomfortable by people pretending to be things they’re not, I am not a fan of ...

progress report on 101 things in 1001 days (september 2012)

Begin Date: July 4, 2010 End Date: April 1, 2013 Items Completed: 65 Items that will not be Completed: 3 I finished 1 thing in September 2012: #56 Take Matt to the Mississippi Headwaters (we camped for three nights at Itasca State Park, visited the headwaters, hiked a bunch, and kayaked and pontooned on Lake Itasca.) Items currently in progress: #12 Finish my ...

I hate minstrels. 2

Here’s what’s been going on in the days since I last remembered this blog: – We celebrated our first anniversary!!!(!!!!!) Matt sent me flowers at work, and we had dinner at Moto-I and went to see a movie at the sparkly new Uptown. While the 21+ balcony with loveseats is a great idea, the loveseats aren’t very comfortable at all. ...

This is a lot of nerdiness.

In light of my sites’ recent hacking due to an outdated file in a WordPress theme, I went all out with the new backup plan. My databases are now backed up monthly (since they don’t change that often), and a script will download to Dropbox, where they will also be copied to our CrashPlan backup. It’s not a 100% bulletproof ...