Great Quote about art and critics

December 2, 2010 at 10:58 am | blabbing.

Critics are an eternal mediocrity living at the expense of genius, either to belittle it or to destroy it. A race of insects happily eating away at the foliage of art. – Bob Johnson (Producer, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen)

Yes we are.

November 30, 2010 at 2:25 pm | blabbing.

“We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.” — John F. Kennedy

Lots of Time

September 30, 2010 at 2:13 pm | blabbing.

Since having a baby I have not had lots of time to be writing in my blog. But I have been posting stuff on my twitter account regularly. So I will try to link these two a little better.

Print a page from Flash

July 21, 2010 at 9:23 am | blabbing.

You can easily print a page from a Flash button or movieclip by using the following code. Since you can call a JS function right from Flash it makes it easy. You can also put this function in the page that the Flash sits in and call it from there. on (release) { getURL(“javascript:window.print();”); }

Flash audio problems in 10.0.45

June 18, 2010 at 10:01 am | Apple, blabbing, Flash, music, web.

If you have run across problems with Flash and audio exporting to MP3 you have come to the right place. Sadly I have become and expert in this over the past couple of weeks. The easy fix is of course to upgrade your Flash player. Since the Flash player in IE, Safari and FF for… Read more »


February 22, 2010 at 5:48 pm | blabbing.

The amount of satisfaction you get from life depends largely on your own ingenuity, self-sufficiency, and resourcefulness. People who wait around for life to supply their satisfaction usually find boredom instead. – William Menninger

The Pareto Principle

January 14, 2010 at 11:37 am | blabbing.

Every time I turn around I find some weird thing that comes back to this. 80/20. I’m wouldn’t be surprised if his and the golden ratio turn out to govern vast amounts of human growth and behavior. Wiki article on Pareto Principle | Wiki Golden Radio

Winter Wait

January 3, 2010 at 8:25 am | blabbing, Portland.

Horsefeathers play from the stereo and I tend the stove The high speed tum tum comes from your sewing machine as diapers are made The whines for more potato snacks as the heat from the kitchen dissipates The dryer hums, the heater whirs and the fire crackles I love all of these sounds of our… Read more »

Best albums – 2000-2009

January 2, 2010 at 2:25 pm | blabbing.

I can’t really narrow down this list. There were such great records over the last ten years. Some bands have two records on this list because I just couldn’t decide between them. While I’m sure that there are lots of records that could be on this list, I don’t own them or haven’t heard of… Read more »