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Apps on Big Sur

Apps on macOS Big Sur open SOOOOOO slowly. Like painfully slow. Switching to Linux in the near future.

Endless Barking

Our neighbor just lets their little rat dog bark incessantly 24/7. Endless barking for the whole neighborhood.

Waterfox

Loving Waterfox, my new favorite browser for general surfing and playing on teh Web.

Amazon Sucks

Avoiding Amazon until they stop forcing 2-factor authentication. Frustrating waste of time. Make it optional imbeciles.

Sans Scanner

Today my trusty scanner died. Not going to replace it. And when my printer finally dies, I’m not going to replace that either.

Away Time

Spent about a week or so away from screens and media as much as possible. Helps to regain perspective.

Plugin Planet 8 Years

Celebrating 8 years providing premium WordPress plugins at Plugin Planet!

Domain-based email

Power is *not* relying on a 3rd-party service to handle your email.

Dialing it in

Streamlining my entire digital universe into a single highly focused beam.

Make static WP site

Simply Static is my go-to plugin for generating static HTML versions of WordPress sites. Works flawlessly.

eBay blargh!

Note to self: never, ever, ever buy any CD or DVD from eBay. Every single time the discs are scratched, damaged, missing, fake, or worse. Never again you clowns.

Smoke tests for WP plugins

Find out if a plugin works with the latest version of WordPress @ plugintests.com

Lighten up

Going through all of my data, deleting all the chaff. Going for less than 500 GB total data storage.

Cleaning up

Finally deleted all the cool unused placeholder Twitter accounts that I signed up for years ago. I will never use them.

Goodbye Dashlane

After several years with Dashlane, I’ve moved on to a simpler, better solution.

Moving on

After 10+ years, finally moved the last of my sites away from Media Temple.

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Thoughts
Working on a new book :)
LinkedIn decided to replace my highly rated video course on WP security. For a limited time the course is still available to *logged-in* users via direct URL.
I enjoy listening to original Star Trek and NG episodes while working online. After a while it feels like I’m working on the ship as part of the crew, going on adventures.
New version (2.6) of my shapeSpace starter theme now available! Always free & open source for everyone :)
Finished updating all of my books! As always, book owners can download the latest versions for FREE :)
W3C.org has a very thorough list of accessibility tools.
The more you wake up, the more you realize you are still asleep.
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