Samuel L. Jackson Has a Message for Ice Bucket Celebs

“All you celebrities out there who poured ice water on your heads, here’s a chance to do something else.” Samuel L. Jackson makes a great point. I don’t even know what charity the Ice Bucket Challenge was supposed to support, all I know is that people everywhere were suddenly pouring water on themselves and haughtily […]

After Church

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My youngest hates church. Just the act of driving by the building evokes tears from the boy. I guess it’s the idea that we will leave him in the daycare room during service? I don’t know why that is a problem for him – it is a room full of toys, after all. My oldest […]

Updating The Google Password

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Have you updated your Google password lately? It’s gotten a little crazy. It isn’t Google’s fault – it’s that we live in a goofy web of interconnected, insecure-trying-to-be-secure devices that falter when trying to communicate with one another. I updated my Google password in my browser. It was pretty easy. Open a browser. Log into […]

How to Add and Display a New Image Size in WordPress

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WordPress comes out of the box with three image sizes built in – a thumbnail, a medium, and a large size. Each theme developer will determine the exact dimensions of those three sizes. But typically, these three exist in some range between a thumbnail – 50 x 50 or 150 x 150; a medium size […]

How to Open A WordPress Functions File Using A Hook

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If you want to write your own WordPress child theme, or even your own theme, you are most likely going to be getting into the nitty gritty of the functions.php file. When you work in this file, you are essentially writing up a series of instructions for WordPress to deploy, in a pre-set order. A […]