Regret by Lawrence Raab
Every day there’s something oldto feel sorry about–what I should have done and didn’t,or what I did, and kept on doing. I want to believe everyone’s forgotten by now.Then I picture them thinking back. And those who’ve diedand earned the wisdom death allowsjust shake their heads and sigh.“Very funny,” my father would say after my sister and I played some cruel little joke on him.“Ha, ha,” he’d add,to let us know he got the point. We want to forgetuntil we start to forget.We want the past to change,and we want it back. “Enough is enough,”my father used to sayto tell us it was over. – Posted from my iPhone.
How to change the banner in Movable Type’s default “Professional” theme.
Make a web optimized graphic using the same dimensions as the default chicken graphic. (905 px wide by 170 px high) Then simply add “.old” to the original image, upload the new graphic to your MT site, renaming it the same as the original. There is also an excellent tutorial (a bit more in depth than my hack) on Tom McGee’s blog.
The smart thing to do.
When I moved out of my house into a small cottage in the spring of 2009, the loneliness got to be a little difficult at times. In my kitchen I placed a G4 iMac on the granite counter, with the intention to use it for email, web surfing. The counter had two stools and was already used as a breakfast nook. The iMac (to me) fit perfectly. I installed iTunes on it, lots if music . Then bought it a Cepstral voice (the British male voice) which made any spoken voice feedback sound terribly proper. I named it Alfred. I wrote some applescripts, turned on the built in voice recognition…