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December 31st, 2007 at 4:04 pm » Comments (0)

End of the Year And thus 2007 comes to a close, with a not-so-subtle nod to HTML/XML closing tags. Which is fitting; I’ve spent a good chunk of time with the church websites this past quarter. The results aren’t public yet, but things are moving along. (There’s a poll to take at the end of […]



Planet CITRT, aggregated Roundtable feeds

October 4th, 2007 at 10:54 pm » Comments (0)

Matt Bradshaw at COR was kind enough to set up feed aggregation to pull together the blog feeds of known bloggers at the Church IT Roundtable. You can view the feeds all together at http://www.bitshepherd.com/planet/citrt/ and get the feed at http://www.bitshepherd.com/planet/citrt/atom.xml (autodiscovery doesn’t work yet, so you’ll need to add that URL directly to your […]



On Writing Well (it’s a book)

September 11th, 2007 at 11:25 am » Comments (0)

Trent at The Simple Dollar has an excellent review of the book On Writing Well by William Zinsser. It’s a book I need to read again; I’ve read part of it but had forgotten about it until I saw this review. It has inspired a desire to re-read the book. If I recall correctly, it […]



Google Reader Search Is Here!

September 6th, 2007 at 11:47 pm » Comments (0)

They finally added it. I no longer have to rant about it. Via Brett (thanks!). Shortest. Post. Ever. (For me. :-)



Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to school I go…

August 25th, 2007 at 12:15 am » Comments (3)

Well, it’s online to school, anyway. This week begins my second year (chronologically; I’m half-time so I’m still a freshman) of college. I’m taking two online classes this semester, a Technical Writing course and one on Database Design. Both appear very interesting, although fortunately they should be somewhat easy given my experience. I’m looking forward […]



I Finally Got my Wife to WordPress: “Check Out” Library Gal!

August 15th, 2007 at 10:30 pm » Comments (0)

My wife has been a social butterfly at several social networking sites for a while, but she’s finally ready to branch out with her own WordPress blog: LibraryGal.com: The life of a librarian. Besides being a great wife and mother, she’s a librarian with a graduate education. When I want to find something, I’ll often […]



No Searching Google Reader!?

August 5th, 2007 at 10:34 am » Comments (1)

Why can I not search my feeds in Google Reader? I’ve noticed over the past several weeks, every time I think “now where in my feeds did I last see x?” I can’t just pull up Reader and ask. Ironically enough, before I started this post, I decided to see what others were saying about […]



Pastor Nathan LaGrange Gets Absorbed

July 31st, 2007 at 12:57 pm » Comments (3)

Pastor Nathan LaGrange is the Worship Leader at Lakeview Church, and he’s also the former college-age pastor. He’s also an all-around around awesome guy, and the pastor who married my wife and me almost two years ago! I guess if I had to play a hypothetical “favorite pastor” game (not that I would generally recommend […]



Whew…I’m not Egypt!

July 18th, 2007 at 8:44 am » Comments (0)

Over the past two days I noticed that my FeedBurner subscribers dropped by close to half! I thought maybe I was Egypt and people were on an exodus from my blog! Nope, it was me…on Sunday I turned off the feed redirection plugin (that sends all subscribers to my WordPress feed to FeedBurner’s feed) to […]



I’m Back! But did you know I was gone?

June 29th, 2007 at 12:23 pm » Comments (0)

I’ve returned from a much-needed two-week vacation! But I decided to test out the recommendation from some security professionals (I can’t find the original posts right now) that suggest that when you leave the office, you don’t tell the general public that fact if at all possible. No out of office email, no giveaway voicemail […]