Supercharge Your WordPress Development – Part 1

For WordPress development I normally use a local development environment utilizing either XAMPP or WAMP.  I then push my files and database to the remote server where the website is hosted. There

Cancer Can Die!

2014 Relay for Life is complete.  Wow, what an exciting time we had, and what a time for reflection. Cancer Can Die! Why does the Dawes Family join with the HEARTS OF HOPE

Cover #3 – Segregation Lunch Counters

The third “Facebook Cover” in my series is in honor of Segregated Lunch Counters becoming forbidden in Washington D.C. by Supreme Court. Visit on Facebook | Other History from June 8th

Cover #2 – D-Day Landings in Normandy

The second in the “Facebook Covers” topic is an remembrance for the D-Day Landings in Normandy on June 6th, 1944.  As part of Operation Overload the landings were the largest seaborne invasion in

Cover #1 – Happy Anniversary!

Starting my “Facebook Covers” topic, I begin with June 2nd, 2001 the day that JoAnn and I were married.  This photo was taken on the deck outside The Shoreline Restaurant in Lake

Chromebook Tips: Find Your Network IP and MAC Address

Sometimes it is important to know your network IP Address, and even your MAC address. An IP (Internet Protocol) address is a numeric label assigned to each device connected to a network

It all begins with a phone call…

My mother calls and once I pick up the phone she asks, “Can you put Charlotte Emma on, please?” I call out into the depths of the house, “Charlotte! The phone is

Mind Tricks

I have always liked a good mental game, so I thought I’d share this one that I saw on Facebook. It is so simple, yet it took me a minute to figure

Bananas! Change WordPress import XML to GZip.

Ran into an issue this afternoon while playing around with the export / import from WordPress into a free standing WordPress site. When I ran the import of the WordPress.com generated export

Chromebook Black Screen on Wake Up

I’ve been using a Google Chromebook since the middle of June as a full-time replacement for my dead desktop and laptop computers.  After 4 plus years of 24-7 usage both died within


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