Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path

Archive for January, 2008

The Clutter of it All

I find the affect of clutter to be cyclical. Sometimes, when I know what I need to get done and I can be fully absorbed in the task, it has no affect. Other times, when I don’t have a clear picture on what needs to be done, it really bothers me. There are a ton of [...]

Released! – The Ruport Book

I just received a notification email that the Ruport Book 1.0.0 has been released and is available on Lulu as "The Ruport Book". I’m working on a project that needs to process various items and present them in xml and html. I spent several hours with the beta version of the book this last weekend [...]

Hello Thorp, Wisconsin!

View Larger Map Imagine my surprise when a slip of a google search turns up a town with my surname, Thorp, Wisconsin. My earlier years were spent in Sarcoxie, Missouri (pop 1280, back then). The population of Thorp is 1536, from the last census numbers. I’m guessing with a well timed Google street view, you might [...]

Welcome to the New donthorp.net

It took quite a while to get all the pieces put together, mostly because I couldn’t figure out how to disable the new canonical URL stuff in Wordpress. Once I located the section of code to comment out, it started coming together pretty rapidly. As part of the conversion process, I also had to upgrade [...]