Finished

June 29, 2008 at 1:39 pm | blabbing, music.

I have been working on a new record as a wedding gift for Alanna and it is done. Well almost. I have finished the mixes for it and the first pass of mastering is done, so now I just have to finish the CD design and it is off to DiscMakers to get printed. Sweet…. Read more »

Grid making script for Photoshop

June 20, 2008 at 11:18 am | blabbing, web.

I was talking to Alanna this morning about how PhotoShop should have a grid palette or some other sort better grid device than the simple “preferences/grid” built in. As I was looking around, when I got to work, I found a nice grid making script made by Andrew Ingram. It was also written about in… Read more »

busy busy bee

June 16, 2008 at 11:35 am | blabbing.

While Alanna was gone last week, I got some more mixing done for the new record. Its really shaping up. Should have most of it done by the end of the week. I just need to get the artwork done and get it mastered before I send it off to be duped. Haven’t really had… Read more »

How to get in over your head.

June 9, 2008 at 2:05 pm | blabbing.

Most people go their whole lives trying not to “get in over their heads”. They guard their precious time and take baby steps, waffle and stutter and in the end don’t do the things that they think about doing. I have taken the opposite approach. I have been trying for a while now to get… Read more »

Moving forward

May 23, 2008 at 5:52 pm | blabbing.

I have been having a tough time feeling like I am increasing my dev. knowledge. This week didn’t help when I had to do some CSS at work and I was waaaaaay out of practice. Have to design and implement some CSS for the a new Drupal 6 support portal was the holy crap moment…. Read more »

Droolmobile

May 20, 2008 at 5:05 pm | blabbing.

Those times when you wake up and you have been drooling all over yourself? Or making strange noises in your sleep? This is what you are dreaming about. The 1958 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder recently set a record as the most expensive vintage car. Selling for over $10 million dollars at an auction in… Read more »

Weekend

May 19, 2008 at 11:48 am | blabbing.

Alanna and I had a nice weekend of bowling, barbeque and some work time on Sunday. I did some song writing for a side project “Liquor Store Venus” as well as doing some basic mixes for the wedding record. I also made a Flash countdown for our wedding site at www.tomandalanna.com. Hopefully it will not… Read more »

Bay to Breakers

May 18, 2008 at 11:06 am | blabbing.

Every city has one of these events. The kind of event where a whole population just lets it all hang out and takes a big exhale. Bay to Breakers has become more and more just a big walking party. Yeah, sure there are people who are running, but there are also people who didn’t sign… Read more »

Dreamhost Private Server Rocks!

May 16, 2008 at 2:06 pm | blabbing, web.

I have kick butt hosting through Dreamhost, but I was having some slowness issues around all my WordPress sites that run content from a database. I decided to try out a virtual private server and wow… what a difference. You can only get it if you are already a Dreamhost customer. You use a simple… Read more »

Power out – What to do?

at 2:00 pm | blabbing.

The power is out at my work, so the only things on backup are our servers and the internet routers. Laptops directly connected work though! We have to kinda sit around and wait for the power to come back up. I give it an hour before we just give up and go home. This is… Read more »