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Hmm, I could be wrong, but I don’t think my dishwasher is supposed to do this…

June 18th, 2013 at 10:49 pm No Comments

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How to get the default Xubuntu themes back

November 27th, 2012 at 11:27 pm No Comments

With the recent versions of Xubuntu, a lot of the default Appearance and Window Themes have been removed. Here’s how to get them back and more.
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Automatic VCR cassette naming for RSpec and Cucumber

March 19th, 2012 at 1:44 pm No Comments

Here’s how to configure VCR to automatically name cassettes for RSpec and Cucumber tests. After getting this is setup, using VCR to speed up your tests (with HTTP requests) is so easy, it’s a big win for very little work.
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REMINDER: Out of sight, out of mind

March 13th, 2012 at 5:43 pm No Comments

Just reminding myself that the saying, “Out of sight, out of mind” can be applied to todo items, goals or anything that induces procrastination. If you can’t see it, you’re less likely to do it.
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REMINDER: Get uncomfortable

February 24th, 2012 at 7:20 pm No Comments

I love writing little reminders for myself. This one is to remind myself to get uncomfortable, I’m not talking about “trying to sleep on an airplane” uncomfortable. I’m talking about “going beyond my comfort zone” uncomfortable.
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How I learned 208 Hiragana and Katakana characters in 30 days

February 20th, 2012 at 4:04 pm 3 Comments

I know how to read and write all 208 Hiragana and Katakana characters, which I learned in a months time. Here are some tools and techniques that worked for me.
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Sewed a couple of reusable shopping bags

January 8th, 2012 at 3:44 pm No Comments

This week I finished sewing two reusable shopping bags.
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