The Digital Sorceress


Welcome to I recently decided to remove a lot of the kruft from this site, so don''t be surprised if you find something missing (or fail to find it as the case may be).

Five Things I’ve Learned While Telecommuting
May 22, 2015

I’ve been fortunate enough to have a job that has allowed me to telecommute for the past two years. It’s a long story, but the gist of it is that I was lucky enough to have had the following conversation with my boss: ME: “Um, boss, what would the chances be that I could move … Continue reading Five Things I’ve Learned While Telecommuting

Giving WordPress a Whirl
May 20, 2015

I’ve been around the Interwebz a long time. I started out in the late 1990’s since writing my own web apps in Perl/CGI. I’ve been writing PHP since PHP 3, and I’ve been writing raw html with a text editor for ages … you know… walking 20 miles, up hill, both ways … So, let’s … Continue reading Giving WordPress a Whirl

PaleMoon, Please do not Disappoint!
May 14, 2015

I’ve been a long-time FireFox user – the tabbed browsing features and certain vital addons like NoScript and FlashBlock make it a good “default web browser” that makes web use fairly safe (almost all web-delivered malware requres JavaScript and/or Flash or other vulnerable plugins… so by not having flash and turning off scripts by default, … Continue reading PaleMoon, Please do not Disappoint!

So long, Apple, Hello Samsung!
April 30, 2015

After 6 years with iPhones (a 3GS followed by a 4S) I’ve finally made the switch to an Android device… a Samsung Galaxy s6 to be precise. My switchover is nearly complete, and I thought I’d share a few observations and tips with anyone else making the switch. For those switching from iPhone … pay … Continue reading So long, Apple, Hello Samsung!

Custom Search Fun

Trying out Google Custom Search where I can define specific sites to search within

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