Meandering Out Loud

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

Gmail Labs Quick Links: Using Stored Searches

I use Gmail as a mail aggregator for many of my accounts. I honestly do strive for Inbox Zero but I’m not very consistent. As part of the quest, I’ve become relatively proficient at typing in advanced search query strings, but it is a real time sink to hand enter those every day. Enter Gmail [...]

Don’s Pulled Pork #1 – Slow Cooked

During the middle of last week, a person I follow on Twitter, Jack Stevison, published his recipe for Ten-Hour Beef. I’m not much of a beef person anymore, so I decided to see if I could adapt it to pork. The Recipe 1 Pork roast (5 lbs) 2 Purple onions 4 Serrano peppers 1 Bottle Guinness Extra Stout 2 Bottles Jack [...]

Parent 23,290 – Teenager 0

I have to admit, I was part of the problem, but it is very hard to resist coming to the aid of another parent when challenged by a teenager. I woke up this morning and saw this tweet which I’ve edited to remove the actual phone number. T+0h leolaporte My son Hank doesn’t believe I have [...]

ColorWars: The Rainbow team needs you.

Ok, if you’re on twitter, you need to jump over to the @rainbowteam and join by clicking follow. If you need to colorize your avatar Cali Lewis posted a rainbowteam.png to help you modify your avatar. For the rest of you, zefrank wrote a post entitled "colorwar 2008" where he mused. We used to play color [...]

Say Bridge

Children are the spice of life. While attending my youngest sister’s baby shower in Tulsa, Allison was able to capture this priceless video of my nephew trying to say “bridge”.