perfume is a side, not the main course.

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The county tax office, when the deadline for taxes is a few days away, is like the DMV on a good day. Tons of people, no organization, and weird smells. As I was filling out the paperwork for my exemption, a woman sat down next to me. You know the type…no sense of personal space when it comes to your sense of smell. My goodness…what is it about really bad perfume and some people? Who can possibly think that this perfume smells good, and then who in that bunch decided it was ok to bath themselves in this olfactory nightmare?… Read More »

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css, a voyage.

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Oh my. Well, by blog was getting ugly with all of my leftover CSS problems, so I decided to sit down and figure this out. I have 95% of all this figured out, still some problems with Firefox and the li dots. I am not happy with the word/letter spacing, but who knows. All this CSS work makes me want to redesign my site…again, but I need a break, and I need to focus on making my current one better. So many things that I like. Well, I am burned out. CSS… [tags]CSS[/tags]

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another day, another design.

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This is officially design #4 for jappler.com. My web sites are always evolving, and I am always trying to build my template library, so here we are again. I needed a PSU blue for my site, and I finally have it. I have not used this blue since 1998, and when looking at my site…all I could think of was man, I really miss one of my fist designs, using this blue. Anyway…back to business of trying to figure out and simply my css for wordpress. [tags]CSS, jappler.com[/tags]

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train the brain! (instead of driving me insane)

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OK, so how many times have we all heard this: “I have so many user names and passwords, there is no way I can possibly remember all of them.” The solution (and no it is not to write them down)…remember your user names and passwords. How? Make up a user name/password scheme. How? I have several levels of user names and passwords. From highly secure (bank information) to basic (web site forums, etc). If you have look at everything you need to use a user name and password for, you can figure out what level of security needs to be… Read More »

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Dear Joe Paterno,

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I had the honor of going to the Penn State v. Wisconsin game last weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. After going to to the game, experiencing the crowd, and the listening to the media…all trying to blame you, I just wanted to write to you and tell you how much of an inspiration you have been to me over the years. I grew up in New York, while my grandparents lived in Pennsylvania. My grandparents, although never attended college, wanted the best for their grandchildren, and began taking my sister and me to Penn State at the young age of three…. Read More »

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loud cell phone talkers.

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To the annoying girl on the 523 train that got off at Des Plaines stop after talking the entire non-express train trip…I have something for you….a F*&$)ing clue: everyone on the train does not care about the horrible day you had. As you talked about how nervous you were at work and how you started crying because you could not convert a Word Perfect document to a Word document…I think we all thought you were pathetic. How do I know? I think everyone in your car except for me gave you the super pissed off slow head turn in your… Read More »

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the mysterious b.o.

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We are all aware of something called deoderant, right? Well, as I sat down next to an older woman on the train today, I thought all was well. I was coming home early, and had a seat next to someone who did not hog the seat nor talk loudly on her cell phone. A few minutes later, as the train filled up, a sudden scent had me looking in all directions, discreetly. Was it me? You always think it for a second, but without making any direct motions to smell myself, I realized it was not me. In front of… Read More »

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thanks gop! (for ruining cnn.com for a week)

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I am a CNN junky, but unfortunately for me, I have to cut back this week due to all the pictures of the GOP Convention. I like Laura Bush, I think she has great intensions, although I would have liked to see more of her in the last four years. I respect Giuliani, and well, Terminator 2 is my all time favorite movie, so I can handle seeing the T-800 Model 101 on stage, but I have had enough of W and the “twins” all over the media. Yeah, thanks for taking time away from getting arrested to show up… Read More »

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