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So, I have been interested to actually *see* the birds that are making so much ruckus outside my house, so I finally repaired the bird feeder (read: I took the old one down that had a broken seed holder, and purchased a new one from Lowes).

4 years 4 months ago

I've never been much of a designer. I know what I think is pretty, but I'll be derned if I have the time to figure out how to explain it to someone else.

4 years 4 months ago

Today, I began the indoor prep work (read: planting platts indoors) for this year's flowers. It's a bit of a hodge-podge this year, but I've decided to go with all of my favorites, rather than limit myself to one or two (last year was cosmos and nasturtiums with a spattering of geraniums).

4 years 5 months ago

Of course I'm going to tell you that these items actually belong in your vhost.conf file(s), but just in case you don't have access to that, but your host does have mod_pagespeed enabled, here's the configuration I have running (very!) successfully with my Drupal 7 installation.

4 years 5 months ago

New favorite laundry trick for zero-smell laundry (I have dust mite allergies and hate strong smells of any kind): White Vinegar and Borax. No!

4 years 6 months ago

So, you're writing a page that consumes JSON from another domain using (what else?) jQuery. But wait, no browser on the face of the earth should be allowing you to do that, right? Well, maybe. Recently, I had to do just that.

4 years 7 months ago

This is one of those "Gaaah, arrrg" types of things, mainly because I didn't that I didn't know what I was looking for.

4 years 7 months ago

Sometimes, in the web world, we end up with images saved to our computers as "comps" or "examples" or "inspiration" that have lost their origins.

4 years 7 months ago
Drupal 7 Multiselect

For a recent project, I decided to utilize the Drupal.org module Multiselect to allow a user to select terms from multiple vocabularies in a more user-friendly manner than having to know to CTRL+click or CMD+click items in a multiselect list.

4 years 7 months ago

After much confusion, befuddlement and a few curse words, I found my reason (again) for getting the "Could not find the controller" error when trying to access a service via services views. You have to enable the service. That is all.

4 years 7 months ago