Monthly Archives: November 2008

Returning from my lunchtime walk…

I saw this tree on my way back to the office. There is no denying the summer has gone and it really is the fall:

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ThunderHead IPA

One of the things I love to do is to try new beers. Whenever wwe join our friends for dinner at a new place, one of the things I love to do is try something new to drink. So tonight … Continue reading

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Warcraft III – Reign of Chaos

I found myself installing Warcraft III this weekend.  Meaghan and I have been playing through the Wrath of the Lich King together for this past week and it made me feel nostalgiac for the lore on which the new game … Continue reading

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GMail Themes

GMail now has support for themes to change the look and feel of their interface, something that has been speculated about for quite a while.  I usually feel like theming and skinning are really cheesy “value add” items for service-based … Continue reading

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First post from Google phone

I downloaded the wpToGo app for my Google phone while waiting for my lunch to finish in the microwave and thought I’d test it out. If this works then that means it took less than 4 mins to install, configure … Continue reading

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Lasertag!

Last night, several of us from SoftSource went out for Lasertag at the Laserport of Beaverton.  It was part of our SoftSource social Wednesday event.  While we had a smaller turnout than at some of the previous events, we were … Continue reading

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Alternate URLs

Although the true address of this blog is http://blog.stuartthompson.net, there are several alternate URLs that you can use to get here: http://stuartandmeaghan.com http://stuartandmeaghan.net http://stuartandmeaghan.org All of the above links will redirect to this blog.  It may seem like a strange … Continue reading

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Craigs list underworld…who knew?

@codinghorror (a.k.a. Jeff Attwood) twittered a link this morning about drug deals and prostitution rings using craigslist for distribution.  It’s at times like this I feel so unaware of the criminal underworld: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2008/11/17/2008-11-17_drug_dealers_doing_roaring_trade_on_crai.html I think the part that amazes me … Continue reading

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Emerging from underneath a pile of work…

I finally was able to emerge from under the large pile of work that has been crushing me on my project lately.  Due to an unfortunate confluence of events I ended up holding the baby on two major areas of … Continue reading

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Migration Update – Andreas04

I found my theme!  Woohoo.  I missed the Andreas04 from WordPress.com as it didn’t come standard with the self-hosted version so I thought I’d have to either craft my own or find another new theme I liked.  Fortunately, thanks to … Continue reading

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