iPhone Apps that have slipped away

iPhone Apps that have slipped away

Lots of really interesting photo manipulation tools have been created by independent developers, but once they are purchased (for $.99) there is no recurring revenue stream, so no incentive to update an app as Apple moves forward with the platform and changes occur in...
A Few Favorite WordPress Plugins

A Few Favorite WordPress Plugins

These are some of the plugins I enjoy using when building WordPress websites WP Help – A great plugin designed to create a collection of posts only visible from the dashboard. I use it to document things about the website. Envira Gallery – The free version...

Spice Islands Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning

This spice mixture was a staple of my father’s spaghetti recipe, so I was really distressed to hear it had been discontinued by the Spice Island folks. The excellent website site Epicurious has a copy of the mixture recipe from the spiceisland.com website and...

My Dad’s Spaghetti Sauce

Many Sundays at our house my father would make spaghetti. The fragrant scents of tomatoes, garlic and red wine would fill the house for hours while the sauce simmered to perfection. This isn’t really a recipe that you type up and give to someone. It’s best...
Southwestern Minestrone Soup

Southwestern Minestrone Soup

This is based on a fairly classic Minestrone recipe modified with the New Mexico adage “it’s always better with green chile”. And I just really like pinto beans better than kidney beans 🙂 1 T olive oil 1 C chopped onion 4 ribs celery 3 cloves garlic...
Udorami

Udorami

Udorami is a social list building site. The project consists of a WordPress site for ease of editing, a CakePHP webapp to manage lists, and collaborations, and a javascript bookmarklet that loads on any webpage allowing you to easily add information to lists. Coming...
Art Cards

Art Cards

Art Cards – Started out as an iOS app to display information for a yearly art tour that happens in Abiquiu, New Mexico. The project migrated to having a website, and a back-end app that could supply data to both the WordPress front-end and to the iOS app. Built in...
Ingress FAQ for not quite beginners

Ingress FAQ for not quite beginners

Once you're been playing Ingress for a few months you begin to see things that are confusing. Here are some common questions.   How can someone have more than one L8 Resonator on a portal? Expand This was a great mystery to me the first time I saw an L8 portal...
Israeli Salad

Israeli Salad

Salad 3 cucumbers – peeled and diced 1 large tomato, diced 2 green onions, sliced 1/2 red bell pepper, diced 2 cloves chopped garlic 1/2 C chopped fresh Italian parsley 1/4 C minced mint leaves Dressing 1/4 C olive oil 2 T fresh lemon juice salt & pepper to...