Merge Left

June 29, 2011 Uncategorized

See anything wrong with this advice?

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Lucky 7’s

May 4, 2011 Funny

77,777 miles at 7:07pm.  Yes, I pulled over to take the picture… you can see the turn signal flashing.

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Edit the content of a web page in Chrome or Safari

April 5, 2011 Uncategorized

Put this command into the address bar (or javascript console) of a page you want to modify, press enter to execute it, and you are free to make changes.  Great for removing stuff you don’t want to include while printing.  Credit goes here.

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Leap Day Birthdays in iCal Workaround

February 27, 2011 Leap Year

I’m on a mission to help the world code systems that handle leap day events like birthdays.  First stop iCal.  My sons birthday only shows in iCal on leap year.  I found a workaround on the Apple support discussion forum. Remove the birthday field on the contact card. Make a new event on the 28th […]

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Dell Monitor Bate and Switch?

January 24, 2011 Uncategorized

Wow, I wonder if this is true…

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Date Along Side Time in Snow Leopard Menu Bar

January 19, 2011 Uncategorized

As of the Snow Leopard version of OSX you can easily show the date along side the time in the menu bar as is mentioned here. Ignore the many web sites showing you how to achieve this using the “Language and Text” or even older “International” system preferences pane like this one. It was great […]

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Converting a Multi-Title DVD for use on Apple Devices

December 26, 2010 Technology

I use HandBrake to convert DVD’s to m4v’s for use on our iPods and Apple TV. It’s handy because you protect your DVD’s from scratches (since you aren’t using the DVD directly), and it eliminates the commercials, copy warnings, and the menu. It also eliminates the “extra” content, but I rarely care about it. PUP’s […]

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Find Peace with Electrical Tape

December 12, 2010 Family

With Christmas right around the corner I though this post might make a few people smile. Too bad nobody reads my blog… Ever get tired of loud, noisy, obnoxious toys with no volume control? Does it seem like the volume was “calibrated” inside of a noisy factory in China? Have you ever thrown one of […]

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Treasure or Crock Pot

December 1, 2010 Funny

I’m in WalMart on black Friday and witness this conversation… Husband walks up to his Wife with a crock pot in hand that has a ten dollar sign hanging off the side and exclaims “look what I got honey!” Wife, looking baffled, replies “why did you get that?” Husband pauses, “well, they were going so […]

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Mac Tips and Tricks

November 23, 2010 Mac

Macworld: Hide application data folders – 2010.11.23 Macworld: Automatically turn off airport – 2010.10.19

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