Win XP Will Not Boot – Missing or Corrupt hal.dll

Our home computer crashed on Wednesday. It took me 20 hours of painstaking, stressful, ready to give up effort before I finally fixed it, loaded everything back, and could walk away. Moral of the story: I hate windows. This is the third time this machine has totally crashed in the last 5 years. The first […]

Why I love Evernote and Am Now Paperless

Again, we have to thank my favorite author Tim Ferriss for this one. In February of 2009 I came across a piece of information put out by Tim, toting his use of the software program, Evernote, and how much it has helped him become more organized while also reducing clutter. Evernote is a program you […]

Can’t delete wordpress folders to re-install?

“Install WordPress (2/3) The installation can not be completed: – You chose to install in the main directory of the domain, but there are conflicting filenames, therefore we can not proceed. Following filenames already exist in the main directory of the domain (path=”/home/admin/public_html/”). You must manually remove these files before proceeding with auto-installation:¬†wp-content […]

Installed Firefox 3.5 but Duplicate tab isn’t working?

<<important note: this is still working for versions after 3.5!!>> There are a few ways to get Duplicate Tab to work once you install Firefox 3.5… Easiest Method: get yourself a changed version of this file: duplicatetab-1.0.2.xpi. You can download my finished version right here right now: (Edit: If the link doesn’t work, try […]

My Customized Daily Schedule, compliment’s to Benjamin Franklin.

I stumbled upon the blog “Can Do – And the Pursuit of Happiness” @tferriss and became pretty obsessed with testing Benjamin Franklin’s daily ritual. I came close to following it a few days, but struggled most with waking at 5 and bedding by 10. Today, I printed Ben’s Daily Schedule and created my own for […]

I enjoy writing programs

A few new things. I’m planning on learning javascript. It’s a programming language for computers, and a great way for me to get my foot in the door in computing- which is what I’m most passionate about (aside from performing and writing music). I plan to teach myself, of course, online at and get […]