mechanical keyboards

I’ve been reading about Cherry MX switches for a few years now and never took the time to read up on what the big deal was. The only mechanical keyboards I’ve used were an old Tandy thing and a bunch of the Apple ][ boards at school. They were all obnoxiously loud, echoing things that […]

Website title shadow

I just noticed that the site title’s drop shadow gets cut off on the left and right side. This annoys me now that I see it so I’ll have to fix it somehow. I’m not sure what the actual fix is, but I’m going to guess it’s something to do with the width of the […]

Diet and Exercise

Now that Ellie is old enough to sleep through the night, most nights anyway, I’ve started trying to get back into shape. I’ve never been a fantastic athlete, but in college I was able to diet and exercise enough to get into (should that be “get in to” or “get in” or “get into”) pretty […]

Child Themes

This is documented in the Word Press Codex, but I found that page slightly confusing. First, using FTP or your cpanel file manager (I added a link because I didn’t know what cpanel was until I got an actual virtual private server) create a directory in your wp-content\themes\ folder and call it something like twentysixteen-child Second, create three files, […]