Year: 2013

next time i move, i’m hiring a moving company.

i’m so sore (or as greg would say, “soar”)… two flights of stairs, heavy boxes, big furniture, and probably the hottest weekend san diego’s had this summer. i can’t thank geoff, mexi-ray, josh, and even amanda for coming out to help — they definitely made the move much quicker and more efficient

i’m done though… for the most part. i’m sure i forgot some things back at my old place. speaking of the old place, one of the tough parts of moving out of there was going through every cabinet, every drawer, every closet and making sure i wasn’t taking their stuff… i think i took two of their ramekins, which i WILL give back… sheesh!

having boxes everywhere definitely makes me super anxious — i just want to tear into them and place everything in the right spot. but i also have to prioritize: bed, closet, kitchen, laundry, bathroom, etc…

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it was a long process but i was ready. everyone told me that it was a test of my patience.

on august 19th, 2013, roughly six months since i started this crazy game of home-buying, i received the keys to my first condo in scripps ranch.

Homeownership is the quintessential element of the American dream” –┬áPresident Barack Obama

well said, b-town. well said
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testing out the new instagram embed feature:

straight embed code

responsive container

so the problem with the embeds is that it’s not clean for responsive. i tried to add the same sorta code that i use for youtube videos, but it doesn’t seem to do the exact trick

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andy and matt are once again all stars! video of their medal ceremony below:



* video taken with my nokia lumia 928

so this came about when i was tasked to create a custom metabox for a wordpress site at work. i didn’t want the metabox to appear unless a specific template was chosen — this is so as not to confuse the person in the admin with new options they shouldn’t be messing with.

i found this solution, but it wasn’t quite working in my admin. so i put on my wordpress/php developer cap and dissected it down to the following:

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been a proud owner of a nokia lumia 928 for a couple weeks now. definitely one of its best features is the camera. LOW LIGHT SHOTS ARE AMAZEBALLS

here are the photos, untouched… in full glory:


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the whole screaming goat thing is weird…

these are the things that i MUST HAVE in order to efficiently work on a responsive web design project

text editor


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