I’m still around

18 October 2014

Took a long hiatus to get married, move to a new apartment, get a new job – all the usual.

Out in space

12 May 2013

This is a video of Commander Chris Hadfield, Commander of the International Space Station, doing a cover of David Bowie’s Space Oddity. From space.

I’m safe

15 April 2013

Horrible news out of Boston. I’m safe, as is everyone I know.

Sigh. Another one.

03 April 2013

Back in November, I wrote this.

What have I been up to?

26 March 2013


The State of Bontana

16 November 2012

Do you sometimes go to Ankh-Morpork?

When Sandy came to visit

30 October 2012

Yesterday,a hurricane blew through town. This is not a metaphor; there really was a hurricane. Thankfully for me, the brunt of it was further south, but we got some significant rain.

Following on

19 October 2012

Driving through, taking it easy.

Shocking, I know

11 May 2012

For all too long this journal has been silent. The only noises here have been the sound of crickets in the MySQL database.. chirp chirp. It’s almost as deserted as Google+! (See what I did there?)

Using the Google Reader API to build a historical archive of a site

20 February 2012

If you need to pull all the content from a blog via its RSS feed and dump it into Excel, how do you do it?