So, for about a month now, I've been toying with my Arduino Uno (rev 3) board, and thinking about what (if any) useful things I could do with it. Having failed miserably at coming up with anything original, I've fallen back to one of my favorite toys: the temperature sensor.
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For those of you keeping score, this is not a story that starts out because of a post on Facebook. The big FB does play a minor supporting role in this one, however.
Recently this picture (right) has been circulating on Facebook (and other social media outlets, I'm sure). I feel for this woman and her circumstances. I truly do; I've been there. I've been at the point where food stamps don't put enough on the table for a meal.
Wow. That title's a moutful. Anyway, here's how to override a template in Drupal 7 for a specific content type (for newbies). It took me forever to find understandable instructions that I could implement on my site, and then I didn't write them down.
This morning's chilly weather has reminded me of one of my favorite, and possibly overused, set of puns. Some puns are worse than others. This one's pretty stupid.
High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS for short) has gotten a bad rap over the past few years. I even spent some time on the anti-HFCS bandwagon, but I'm slowly re-forming my views on the subject. I don't think all HFCS is bad.
A friend of mine recently posted a comment on Facebook (amazing how many of these blogs start out because someone says something on my Newsfeed!) saying (in effect) "Why are stores advertising their Christmas stock now?"
Until I moved to North Carolina, I'd never suffered from allergies. Well, that's a lie. When I was a child in Texas, I had really bad allergies, as well, I was just too young to remember them. I do, however, remember the trip to the allergist when I was 5 or 6.
I've suffered from heartburn my entire adult life. Recently I've noticed that most of that comes from over-eating. Let's put that aside for a moment and focus on what I actually came here to talk about: putting an end to unexpected heartburn.