Archive for March, 2004

Hosting issues

Wednesday, March 31st, 2004

Yesterday my hosting provider was hammered with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. So my site was down all day. I guess that’s one disadvantage to having a shared host: no one may be attacking your site at all, but if someone else has a site under attack on the same server, […]

Styling file inputs

Tuesday, March 30th, 2004

I think it’s really annoying and stupid that you can’t style the Browse button on file input tags. It’s also annoying that you can’t set the value in a file input tag (for example, if there was an error on a form, it would be nice to redisplay the form with the value the […]

Two-movie hat

Sunday, March 28th, 2004

The nice thing about hats is they’re really fast to make. This was a two-movie hat (Two Weeks Notice and Sleepless in Seattle), made from chenille yarn on size 10.5 needles.

This is me modelling the new hat (along with the matching scarf that I made a while ago).

And a view of the back of […]

Where’s the bass?

Thursday, March 25th, 2004

I’m listening to Bjork right now on my headphones at work, and I can hardly hear the bass parts. Makes me realize how good a sound system my Ford Focus came with (up until now I’d only listened to my Bjork CDs in the car). It also makes me realize how much the […]

Chloe in the sun

Thursday, March 25th, 2004

I walked into the kitchen this morning to see Chloe stretched out in a patch of sunlight. She was so adorable, I couldn’t resist taking a picture.

Blog-thinking

Wednesday, March 24th, 2004

My thinking often used to take the form of imagined conversations in my head, usually with people I know in real life.

But lately I’ve found myself thinking in blog posts.

Strange.