Texas judge puts state’s death penalty on trial

Wow! Is Texas actually becoming civilized? A Texan judge in Houston is challenging the legality of the state’s barbaric death penalty. This will be something to watch over the coming

Props To WikiLeaks

I am amused at the tempest in a teacup that the newest WikiLeaks release has created. I saw that Vladimir Putin shrugged it off. Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

Yet Another Reason To Hate Facebook

The stories continue to build-up. First they sued over someone using the suffix "book" for their own website. Then they patent  the term "Face." Now it is revealed that Facebook

Seven Years…

Yesterday marked my seventh anniversary working with Microsoft’s SQL Server Customer Support. I was hired with a group of nine others as vendors in the Mississauga, Ontario office. That site

A Dearth Of Posting

There is no hiding that I have not posted here in quite some time. I regret that and thus pushed myself to compose this new post. My mind has been

It Happened Faster Than I Imagined…

Back at the end of April, I wrote about leg pressing 590 pounds. At the time, it seemed like I had achieved something impossible. At the beginning of this month,

Adobe Support: Closing The Loop

I have been contacted directly by Adobe’s senior support team. Apparently, this blog played a factor in that. I do wish that a public rant here was not necessary. The

A Workaround For Dreamweaver CS5 Performance

I have been quite vocal at work about my problem with Dreamweaver CS5. I haven’t used Microsoft’s own Expression Studio product – it would be interesting to do a comparison

Dealing With Adobe Technical Support

I suspect that most users would prefer to avoid calling technical support. Regardless of the company in question; this is simply not a fun way to spend your time. Adobe

What Is Wrong With Dreamweaver CS5?

In my previous post, I mentioned the disappointing performance of Dreamweaver CS5 while editing a site very similar in appearance to this blog page. I like the aurora borealis look

My New Toy, My New Frustration…

One reason for my drop in posting this month is that I bought a new toy. I upgraded from my Adobe Web Standard CS3 to Web Premium CS5. I love

Always Missing Code

Today is the fourth anniversary of losing Code. I’ll never forget that day and I miss her still. I wish that I could have had Code and Debug together. That

Bicycling Around The World – Part 4

I am now at about four months of regular cycling – well three months technically since I spent nearly a month in Australia recently. Late last week, the distance radii

Still Remembering Jerry…

Today marks the 15th anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s passing. I’ll remember him and his legacy by listening to my Dick’s Picks collection today. And now he’s gone Now he’s gone,

The United States Slips Closer Toward Civilization

I am very happy that California’s Proposition 8 has been ruled unconstitutional. It is a shame that it remains in force while further legal loopholes are jumped through. One day

Why I Am Still Glad That I Quit Facebook

Last week Gizmodo revealed that a hacker had gathered 100 million Facebook profiles and produced a BitTorrent download (nearly 3 GB worth) of user’s personal data. Let’s be clear here;