This server is now running WordPress 4.0. Just a note to anyone else upgrading on FreeBSD: For the dashboard to work, you need to install the lang/php55-extensions port, then restart the web server.
I went to Chicago (it’s a Grinnell thing, you wouldn’t understand) the last week in September. This is what the Greyhound station looked like when I was waiting to head back. You’d think there would be a clock. Why is there no clock? Nope. No clock visible from the spot where you charge things. Huh. […]
Dammit. Dammit. I got tapped the other day by my best friend and favorite person in the world, Dr. Katherine H. Clark, to do that “ice bucket challenge” thing. I was dreading that, and I really hate to say no to Dr. Here are a few things about it: Bluntly, even though I know a bit […]
Last night I went (again) on this semi-regular cycling event called The Slow Roll. As usual, Sam the organizer picked a spot, put out a Facebook event, and announced that the gathering starts at 6:00 and the actual ride starts at 6:30. Also as usual, nobody’s wheels moved until about 7:00. Now I would start […]
Last weekend I tried to take Grace Ellen and Adele to see Romeo and Juliet in Lincoln Park, but that didn’t work out so well because of the rain. We bailed on the show but got some ice cream over at Churned, which has… basically nothing but ice cream, paper bowls, cake cones, and sugar […]
I don’t know if I told you this already, but I got a bike! I got a bike! For real! I might be a little excited about it. How this happened For years I put off acquiring a bicycle. It seemed like a really good idea, and lots of people I knew were really into cycling, […]