On writing…

Over at CampinGuy.com I try to keep the “bloggy stuff” to a minimum and just post original articles I write. Unfortunately, when I’m as tired as I have been recently I don’t get much writing done. Hard to be creative when your eyes keep closing ya’ know. But, I’m making a tremendous effort (with the…

Online Music

If you’re thinking about the trying the new Music Match music download service, Adam over at Bladam has written quite a bit on the subject and you should definitely check out it out. He’s used the service, tested the DRM by trying the songs he downloaded on other computers, tested the songs in other players,…

Musicmatch embraces music sales

So Musicmatch, makers of the free jukebox software, has come out with a PC version of the popular Apple iTunes pay per track, music download. For just $0.99 US you can pick up any track from your favorite artist. Not too bad. Albums are available for as low as $9.99 US.

It Pays to be a Member

Interestingly enough, because SBC Yahoo! is my ISP, I’m entitled to a premium membership at Launch.com. This means unlimited music, videos, and the ability to make my own streaming internet radio station. I wonder if there is a way I can integrate the station into my site? For the first time since leaving AOL and…

A Little Change

Did a little color change on the ol’ style sheet (thanks to TopStyle!) I thought a little change might do the weblog some good. I’m still working on a new theme and layout for the site but it’s not much of a priority at the moment, paying gigs take precedence ya’ know. So, when I…

Ergonomics be damned.

Oddly enough, this is my normal work space at home. I took this photo using the memory stick in our camcorder. Things to take note of: laptop (sans Ansel Adams screen saver), monitor running music videos, Sony Clie, notebook, boxes and boxes of slides, John Gierach book, San Jose Sharks faceplate on Nokia telephone, 5000k…

FREE TODAY ONLY!

TODAY is FREE WIFI DAY so grab your laptop and head to Starbucks to surf the web on someone elses dime. If you don’t know what wifi is, it’s time to come out of the cave.

Kick save and a beauty!

“Hi. I’m Windows XP. I notice you’ve attached a DV device. What would you like to do with the video?” What an operating system. Smart. Intuitive. Easy. So much NOT the pain in the ass that was Windows 98 and ME. Still much nicer than Windows 2000. I think it’d be cool if you could…