Have You Tried Turning It Off And On Again?

[caption id="attachment_2060" align="aligncenter" width="500"] image via Fanpop[/caption] Yesterday was interesting. I think that's the word I'll use. I've been using the WordPress software to power this little blog of mine, and it's been hosted on a set of VPSes at the company I work for. That's not unusual since free hosting is a perk of…

Microblog Monday: Post-Christmas

Christmas was yesterday, and it was great. Morning brought the traditional opening of presents, a visit from a cousin and my significant other in the afternoon, and capped it off with some Christmas TV watching/hanging out with geeky friends in the evening and into the night. There are no blues here, with an epic New…

On The Eve

It's Christmas Eve again! Feels like just yesterday that I was looking forward to 2015's Christmas morning. That one went relatively uneventfully and peacefully. The immediate family and I convened for the day's festivities once again, at the casa. This year, it's again looking like a smooth day is coming up, but so many good,…

Happiness Is…

“Happiness is … ” ...hearing the rain after a long drought. ...smelling the air outside just after rain has begun. ...hearing your number called in a prize drawing. ...completing a blogging challenge. ...the title screen of a long-awaited and newly acquired game. ...downing an insanely hard boss in that new game. ...seeing "A long time…