To Lazarus a drowned laptop, leave it in a hot car

(A long story follows. Or, jump to the summary.) About 10 weeks ago, my wife accidentally spilled an entire large glass of iced tea (unsweetened, thank goodness) onto and into her 1 year-old MacBook Pro. Sad day. I followed instructions online. After disconnecting the power cord, I removed the bottom plate and made sure all […]

The Dropbox Markdown WordPress Shortcode plugin

Creates a shortcode that inserts an external Markdown-formatted file into a page or post Working on my first plugin. It’s very simple but perhaps addresses a narrow niche in the numerous ways to use and integrate Dropbox, Markdown and WordPress. Here’s the plugin on github. Or download it directly. Here’s its readme file, embedded using […]

Givers and takers

From This is Indexed: Thanking all creators.

The best fish tacos overflow the plate

From the amazing Fuego Tortilla Grill in College Station. Mysteriously wonderful food. In a good, er, great way.

Adopted a new buddy from the animal shelter #uglydogsrule

Grocery store sushi rolls

#embarassedilikeitbutido Twenty years ago when I lived overseas, I loved that I could get sushi rolls at the grocery. In the past several years I now see them in just about every grocery here. Very nice, especially when they’re good (like these from the Kroger in Bryan).

Frito-Lay: cool company

Big clump of spice (“cheddar and sour cream”) in my Ruffles. Called the 800 number; no hold time and they’re sending coupons for replacement chips. Even when I told them they didn’t need to since I’ll be using this spice anyway. Cool company. Update: $2 worth of coupons sent (double what I paid for the […]

Which is it?

 Papers from the same day, same town. I’m picking the one on the right, but what do I know?  

Flash Player everywhere. :-/

And kind of pushy  

Chalupa. Taco. Warm. Juicy. Drool

Taken at Coco Loco