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Sketching Uptown Mt. Lebanon — 2013-06-01
I met with a local plein air group and did a bit of urban sketching.
Cars in the parking lot — 2013-05-29
While waiting for my daughter to get out of school, I have plenty of time to sketch cars in the parking lot.
EDM challenge: draw something with spots — 2013-05-27
I try an Everyday Matters challenge (#288) in two ways
Bob Flynn's thoughts on doodling — 2013-05-25
Cartoonist Bob Flynn talks about the importance of doodling and sketching.
A few recent sketches — 2013-05-20
A few recent sketches from my Moleskine notebook.
24 new interviews and counting — 2013-04-29
An update on how the revival of The Tools Artists Use has been going.
Southminster Church sketch — 2013-03-28
Quick sketch done while waiting for daughter to get out of school.
A relaunch, and a sketch — 2012-08-19
I start posting interviews again, and another Everyday Matters challenge sketch.
Sketching inspiration: books — 2012-08-06
Some books I've read and re-read lately that have helped inspire me to sketch more.
Reviving a favorite project — 2012-07-27
I'm bringing one of my favorite projects, The Tools Artists Use, back from dormancy.
Sketching again — 2012-07-10
I've picked up my pens and pencils and I'm putting them to paper again.
RSS changes — 2012-07-03
Since I plan to write more, I'm updating a few things - starting with the RSS feed.
Building Vim on OSX Snow Leopard — 2011-02-15
How to compile a new version of Vim on OSX Snow Leopard
A better way to install MongoDB on Ubuntu — 2010-12-14
An update to the other instructions here on the site
Simple bash aliases for Jekyll — 2010-09-20
Some bash aliases to help make blogging with Jekyll a little easier
Trying out Jekyll — 2010-09-09
Where I convert my weblog, yet again, to another blogging engine. This time, I'm using the static generator called jekyll.
Updated my s3 backup script to support MongoDB — 2010-02-11
Since I started playing with MongoDB, I wanted my backup script to include them in the backups.
Installing MongoDB on Ubuntu — 2010-01-31
A now-outdated list of instructions to build MongoDB on an Ubuntu system.
A simple Ruby script for backing up files to Amazon S3 — 2009-12-14
I wrote a simple Ruby script to back up many types of files to an Amazon S3 buckets.
Weblog bankruptcy — 2009-11-25
I deleted all my old weblog posts when moving onto a new weblog system.