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[3 May 2014 | One Comment | 12,385 views]
Alcohol sales in Saline County?

If you’ve been out grocery shopping, filling up your car at a gas station or have been in public in Saline County at all lately, the chances are good you’ve been approached by a petitioner asking for your signature so that the issue of whether package sales of alcohol should be allowed in our neck of the woods will be included on the November ballot.
The same effort is going on in Craighead County and both petition drives are spearheaded by a group out of Little Rock called Our Community, Our …

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[8 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 1,997 views]
Find those broken links with ease

Let’s face it — if you run an Internet site, you’re going to wind up with a broken link (or several of them) from time to time.
Figuring out which links are broken can take some time. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a program that identified those for you? Well, kids, there is such a program — it’s called Xenu’s Link Sleuth and it works extremely well. And, yes, it’s absolutely free.
Xenu is native to Windows, but I know from experience that it will work just fine in Linux …

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[27 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | 12,522 views]
Linux and ‘Microsoft Trained Brain Syndrome’

What’s one of the obstacles preventing Microsoft Windows users to make the switch to Linux?
According to Erik Rasmussen — a member of the Milwaukee Linux Users Group and a former member of Microsoft’s Windows Vista Technical Adoption Program (TAP) for Rapid Deployment — said a major obstacle is something that he (and others) call Microsoft Trained Brain Syndrome. What is that condition? Simply put, people who suffer from it labor under the impression that certain tasks can only be accomplished with the tools that Microsoft provides.
“I wanted to completely jump …

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[2 May 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,266 views]
Wine for Slobs

A lot of folks find wine an intimidating beverage to get to know.
Most of us here in the South were probably raised with the idea that beer drinkers and wine drinkers are practically two entirely separate species of human. The classic image of wine as a beverage for snooty people who have created a whole entire branch of etiquette just to keep us out of the loop is not entirely accurate.
Oh sure, they are out there. There are plenty of people who will laugh or question your upbringing if the …