Category: asides

Is There Anybody Out There?

Between being busy with grad school, becoming a father, and spending a lot of time on Twitter, I didn’t have much time to keep this venerable old blog going. To be honest, though, I didn’t have much desire to either. I’m sure I’ll come back here some day, but I felt the need to start …

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Calling Catholic Bloggers

Life’s been busy, and it’s only going to get more so. I’m up to my eyeballs in graduate research and my first child is due August 25. Consequently, I’ve backed off blogging a bit. I haven’t stopped, nor do I intend to. However, my posting frequency has been too low to really sustain an active …

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Stupid Pop-Up Blocker

For people who understand these things, does anyone know why the pop-up blocker on the Safari browser is so stupid? By “stupid” I mean, why isn’t it “smart” enough to tell the difference between a window that is involuntarily popped up and a window that occurs when I deliberately click on a link that opens […]


I’ve been told umpteen times that my blog loads too slowly. To remedy this, I’ll be playing around with different themes for a while. As that happens, functionality may come and go, but the content will always be there (barring a destructive database goof).


Yours truly made a database blunder and had to recreate two posts as a result. Apologies to the two commenters on Jerry’s post.