On March 3 my wife Becca gave birth to our twins, Arthur Valentine and Ginger Clementine, making this Sunday my first Father’s Day as a dad, which I couldn’t be prouder or happier about. We celebrated the day with our first just-for-fun outing as a family on a stroll through Old Bennington. Here are a few of the best images of the kids from the past few months. Continue reading →
It’s Friday night. This is usually the big social night of the week for me and my friends in the TMHK clan. …a lot less so since Call of Duty: Ghosts came out, but I’ve already done my griping about that. Unfortunately I’m feeling a little less than social tonight, rather I’m quite furious. Continue reading →
After upgrading to Windows 8.1 I was having difficulty with Intel’s Rapid Storage Technology on my HP laptop. Under most circumstances it was okay, but it would lock up when defragmenting a disk and I couldn’t start the service, at least not for more than a second or so. As Intel so succinctly suggested, I reinstalled/updated the application and it seems to have righted itself. If you’re having trouble like this, I suggest you visit the RST Download Center at https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=23060 – if in doubt, choose the SetupRST.exe file.
By the time the final DLC came out, I’d run out of attention for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. I’m not even sure I’ve played on all of those maps. I chose to ignore the Ghosts hype (or rather hide from it) and focus on Grand Theft Auto V (which is excellent) until I could play the next CoD. Continue reading →
It had been a while since I’d done much with tables. Back in the day, that was how things got done; developers lived, breathed, ate and dreamed of tables. …but it was never the correct approach. A new project came along where I needed to display multiple dynamic-width tables with linked layouts, i.e. the columns in table A are always the same width as the ones in table B. Continue reading →