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Why I switched to a Droid Eris

7 October, 2010 (08:29) | Life In General, Tech | By: Brian

This isn’t the only reason, but it’s the main one. From: SMARTPHONES – Very Demotivational – The Demotivational Posters Blog.

Some Updates

5 October, 2010 (08:09) | Erlang, Family, Gaming, Life In General, Lynn, Tech, Uncategorized, Work | By: Brian

Things are super busy around here. Hopefully I can post more regularly again when they calm down. But the short list: Moved to Virginia with Lynn Attempting to sell the Condo in DE Got a software engineering job with Carr Astronautics Proposed to Lynn at Great Falls National Park in NoVA Started planning the wedding [...]

A Techhouse Wedding

29 April, 2010 (22:52) | Life In General, Lynn | By: Brian

Last weekend my good friend Steve from college got married to a wonderful girl named Karen, and I had the honor of being one of his groomsmen. Lynn and I had a wonderful time dancing the night away and seeing all of techhouse together again for a great wedding. And here are some pictures!

Awesome thing of the Day

21 December, 2009 (15:15) | Life In General | By: Brian

Penny Arcade has started their now annual Christmas series of comics, which are almost always amazing. This year they appear to be mixing How the Grinch Stole Christmas with the Elder Gods of H. P. Lovecraft and Mind Flayers from D&D. Awesome.

In Which another site is launched

19 November, 2009 (09:58) | Life In General, Work | By: Brian

We just launched another contest site, the third in about as many weeks: Sign up for a chance to get tickets to the Winter Classic, an outdoor NHL game played in Boston. I didn’t do any actual coding, but I did some project planning and management for it. We’re currently running a contest for [...]

In Which My Brother-in-Law Gets a New Toy

18 November, 2009 (11:50) | Life In General | By: Brian

My brother-in-law is a marine stationed on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay and just received a new toy to play with:

I helped make this.

16 November, 2009 (23:09) | Life In General | By: Brian

Here’s the latest Wawa micro-site that my company created and I was a part of: Sign-up to receive clues and earn a chance to win some prizes! The Archer Group also took over hosting duties for the main Chase Health Advance marketing site. I didn’t have to do too much for this project other [...]


13 November, 2009 (18:18) | Life In General | By: Brian

Fixed my blog roll issue, now using the new wordpress book mark function. It looks like: <?php $args = array ( ‘title_before’ => ‘<div class=”left-widget-title” id=”linkcat”>’, ‘title_after’ => ‘</div><div class=”left-widget”>’, ‘category_before’ => ”, ‘category_after’ => ‘</div>’ ); wp_list_bookmarks( $args ); ?> Now I can fix my Mom’s blog. Then update Lynn’s, then on to the [...]


12 November, 2009 (21:32) | Life In General | By: Brian

I’m in the process of updating various blogs around techhouse to the latest WordPress. Partially for security reasons, partially to quiet my whiny users, but mostly because I’m working on a larger techhouse community project which may involve combining multiple blogs. For that I need the blog export abilities in the latest WordPress. Wish me [...]

In Which I Return from the Wild West

8 April, 2009 (07:43) | Life In General | By: Brian

I found some time to blog while riding the bus to work again. The most important news is that Lynn and I got back safely from an amazing vacation out West. And secondly, the magnetic strip on my DART Bus fare card still works after all those cold months! Lynn and I added two new [...]