tis the season for my head to explode

Oh, how I love this time of year. Fall. The leaves change (well, kinda, it’s California), Halloween starts happening (and when did Halloween get to be such a big deal? When I was a kid it was all about kids and cheap costumes – now it’s… Well, fuck it, that’s another entry), it’s no longer […]

Oh, how I love this time of year.

Fall. The leaves change (well, kinda, it’s California), Halloween starts happening (and when did Halloween get to be such a big deal? When I was a kid it was all about kids and cheap costumes – now it’s… Well, fuck it, that’s another entry), it’s no longer hot but still nice enough for motorcycle riding and driving with the top off my jeep.

But then there are the other features of fall. Pollens. Dust. My furnace back in use after being idle all summer. Allergies.

And the kids are back in school. Little petri dishes, schools. “Here, I’ve got extra snot, you want it?” Which means sinus headaches and colds. Sinus infections and coughs. Hell. At least it isn’t like when the first kid was in preschool. Start about the middle of September and that’s it, we’re all sick til spring.

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MT-Blacklist

MT-Blacklist rules, but if you’re running MT 3.11 (I’m still on the release before that, because 3.11 contained only fixes for bug I’m not seeing), take a look at this site before installing: fun (not) with MT-Blacklist By all means, if you run MT, install MT-blacklist. It makes comment spam so much less a problem, […]

MT-Blacklist rules, but if you’re running MT 3.11 (I’m still on the release before that, because 3.11 contained only fixes for bug I’m not seeing), take a look at this site before installing:

fun (not) with MT-Blacklist

By all means, if you run MT, install MT-blacklist. It makes comment spam so much less a problem, and the beauty of it is, it collects blacklisted sites automatically.

I’m a huge fan. I didn’t have nearly the trouble Laura did on her install – the version possibly, or stupid good luck.