Longterm Relationships: WordPress Maintenance

Like any longterm relation, my blogging platform, WordPress, requires maintenance. In this post I’m going to cover my WordPress Maintenance experience and make some recommendations to others who use or are considering using a self-hosted WordPress installation. I started my blog in March of 2004 using the Moveable Type self-hosted blogging platform. Six years later (2010) WordPress 3.0 (self-hosted) was… Continue reading

Hwy 1: Northern Explorations

Friday evening, after Steve got off work, we headed out for an adventure. First stop: Bodega Bay. Lovely evening. Very nice lodge. First thing the next morning, after breakfast and a quick photo or two with the iPhone, we started up Hwy 1 along the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. I just don’t think I’ll ever get tired of this… Continue reading

Another Geek Moment

My apologies. I can never set up this code correctly to properly link the audio and the slideshow. The code below does just that and is included here on my “memory in the sky” for my future reference. Below is the code when embedding a SlideShowPro (Slide Show Pro, SSP) slideshow into a post. This code accomplishes: Audio is off… Continue reading

Point Reyes Lighthouse, CA [Slideshow]

Sunday, upon hearing the weather was great at Point Reyes, we set off for the hour drive up Highway 1. Below are some pictures of both the lighthouse and the point. Regrettably, I was unable to get a picture of the whales as they migrated north. And while I only saw 1 whale and heard another, 61 total sightings were… Continue reading

Profound Sadness

Perhaps because I spent so much time in Japan, in Tokyo and in Arao, in the south of the country, I feel so very sad for the poor Japanese people in this time. I stayed with a Japanese family, laughed with them, ate with them.  They are so gentle and kind, so gracious and hospitable. Regrettably, they trusted the titans… Continue reading

SlideShowPro Rocks My World

Click to visit Several years ago I discovered Todd Dominey’s SlideShow Pro (SSP), which I use to present my photos here at tt.us.  (Check them out at timtyson.us/photos.)  Over the years SSP has evolved into a really slick, powerful, wonderful tool for managing both photo and video distribution.  As my knowledge and understanding of the various SSP products has grown,… Continue reading