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The Problem With Web Development – It’s Never Done

I like to finish stuff. I’m probably not alone in this. I may be on the odd side when it comes to how much it eats at me when I have things looming in the distance that need to be dealt with. No matter the reason they can’t be done now, a long to do … Read More

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Hosts and location of MySQL files

I don’t know if it’s a host level decision or if it’s a matter of defaults in Linux, but it seems my current host likes to put the MySQL files in /var/lib/mysql Which is pretty standard. My problem is, most hosts seem to make /home the big partition and then leave /var very small in … Read More

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Getting There

So the re-launch is slow going. I’ve got a few other things still pulling my attention but hope to have those resolved soon, and finally. One of the big concerns I’ve had in building my new sites is what theme to use. I’ve used hundreds of themes over the last couple of years. Most of … Read More

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Blogworld Expo 2009 Recap

This past weekend I made my yearly pilgrimage to Las Vegas to join thousands of other social souls in our crazy business to talk about all manner of geekery and I loved every second of it. Even the part where I was worried the room was going to start spinning. Thankfully, it just sort of … Read More

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Heading to Blog World Expo (Las Vegas)

In just a short couple of hours I’ll be boarding a plane heading for Las Vegas and the Blog World Expo conference. This will be my second BWE and my 3rd conference in Vegas. I’m looking forward to catching up with everyone and meeting new folks. We’ll be touching down at 5PM Vegas time and … Read More

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Managing Email

I’ve written a few pieces on managing email in the past and it’s something I love thinking about and discussing. Email is just so disruptive and too many people use it in ways that kill productivity. In case you didn’t know, I recently went back to work full time and one of the cool things … Read More

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First Impressions Of Going Back To Work

So I’ve been back working a regular job for two days now and it’s been pretty good so far. Yesterday I had the pleasure of consulting with Karina from Hispanic.com, which is a fantastic domain name. Karina has a great sense of humor and I think she’s going to do a great job with the … Read More

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Heading To The Office

So, tomorrow marks my return to the 8-5 world of an office job. I’ve really enjoyed freelancing the last 7 or 8 months and the freedom that came with it but I’m very much looking forward to being back at a regular job. I’m going back to work for my old boss before I left … Read More

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Video Post: Why I Blog

Darren over at Problogger asks us to post a video about why I blog. I’ve been wanting to do video for a while now and this is as good a time to start as any. Hopefully I’ll get good at it at some point, so be kind.

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Still Catching Up

It seems like SXSW was so long ago, but I’ve only been back a few days. Today’s my first day back into the normal routine and I’m still trying to get caught up. Most of the big stuff has been taken care of as well as lots of little bits. I’ve probably got about 10 … Read More