Category: Personal

Acer Aspire One »

Picked up an Acer Aspire One today from Walmart of all places. I don’t normally shop for my electronics there but Best Buy’s selection was slim to none and Wally-World had what I wanted so I bought it. I needed it small, decently fast, and read more card formats other than just SD. I was […]

Two New Sites »

Just finished up on two new sites for the car dealership I work for. First up: Watson Quality Commercial Sales It’s a Joomla 1.5 site with a customized back-end for people here at the dealership to be able to easily log in, check traffic stats, change pages, etc. Took about 2 weeks from start […]

St Patty’s Day Parade Shirts »

So there’s the annual St Patty’s Day Parade here in Jackson on March 21st in front of Hal and Mal’s downtown. I’ll be there as will half the city. If you want to show your St Patty’s Day pride then grab one of the new shirts from the Rants and Raves Store. A few of […]

Expected Downtime »

The Rants and Raves will be temporarily down on Wednesday, May 21st 2008 3:00 AM – 5:00 AM Pacific Time for a bit of maintenance. I’m upgrading to PHP 5.2.6. I’m sure most of my visitors won’t be on between 3-5am (statistically speaking) and I hardly doubt you’ll miss me during those 2 wee morning […]

Design, Gadgetry, and Music »

The Rants and Raves had a great month last night with almost 5,000 unique visitors. That’s a huge boost compared to what I’m accustomed to. This is due largely in part by my promoting the site through social networks like Digg, Facebook, Stumbleupon, etc. In promoting the site by writing articles I know will garner […]

USB Powered Fan »

So I almost bought a USB powered fan that you might find if you looked for them on the internet…you know, the kind that plugs into your laptop and you flex it towards your face for a cool breeze? (example: here) Or the kind that sits on your desk and actually oscillates back and forth […]