2008 Jack-o-lanterns

So, I got off easy this year  Unlike past years, when the boys have asked for pumpkin themes that took me hours to carve, this year, they picked fairly simple images (and patterns).  So here they are: Kenny’s Pumpkin   Nathan’s Pumpkin (a skull with spider webs — he picked it):   –TR

Halloween’s past

A friend of mine gave this to me the other day — it’s an old picture of Kenny, probably around when he is 14 or 15 months, so we would have still been in Eugene at the time.  To see him now, you’d have to wonder where all that blonde hair has went to. 🙂… Read more

Weekend in Disney

After returning home from Vermont, I had to make good on a promise that I made back in June to my boys — so we packed up and heading down to Disneyland.  For Nathan and Kenny, this was their first time down at Disneyland.  In fact, for Nathan, it was his first time on an… Read more

6th annual ReadEx Digital Institute Summary

As all good things must come to an end, so too has the ReadEx Digital Institute closed for another year.  Like always, this symposium offers an opportunity to connect with colleagues from various institutions and professional backgrounds to discuss some of the issues that we wrestle with as we work on developing and managing our… Read more

LibraryFind 0.8.5.2 available

LibraryFind 0.8.5.2 has officially been tagged and posted to the libraryfind.org website.  You can get the tarball here: http://libraryfind.org/release-0.8.5.2.tar.gz.  This release has admittedly been a long time coming.  What’s held it up?  Well, primarily work that we were doing for people interested in using LibraryFind outside of the public view.  Of course, the result of… Read more

R & R

The past couple of days, I’ve been spending a few quite days in Vermont ahead of the ReadEx Digital Institute.  I’ve had the opportunity to be able to attend and speak at this little shin-dig for a number of years, and this year is no different.  I actually like this get together a lot for… Read more

MarcEdit 5.x update notes

I don’t usually post information about pending updates, but I want to prep users for an upcoming change.  In all versions of MarcEdit, the application installs all application and configuration files by default to the Program Files/MarcEdit 5.0/ directory.  To help make MarcEdit friendlier for Vista/Group managed XP systems, the next build is going to… Read more