La Jolla, Pelicans and More

I moved this site from WordPress to Drupal back in early 2010. ┬áThis weekend, in what turned out to be the proverbial busman’s holiday, I migrated the site back to wordpress. ┬áThe reasons why, and the details of how remain for a separate post. To inaugurate the new site, here’s an entry with some photos … Read more

Drupal: Display Creation Date in Search Results

I've been pretty happy with this site since I migrated to Drupal a year ago.  Out of the box it's not as full-featured with respect to blogging as dedicated blogging tools like WordPress or MovableType, but that's not really an issue for me.  Plus, I've added bits and pieces to the site which have made … Read more

Drupalcon 2010 Trip Report

Drupalcon 2010 Trip Report Drupalcon 2010 was held in San Francisco the week of April 19th. As the name implies, the focus of this conference was on the open-source Content Management System known as Drupal. The conference was well run and the sessions I attended were of uniformly high quality. I’ve been to a few … Read more

Battle Creek Winter

Battle Creek, near the spillway at McPherson County State Lake (Maxwell). This post debuts a new feature on this site. On select posts, you can now click on the image and see a larger version, all without leaving the page you’re viewing! This feature is commonly known as a lightbox, and is implemented using the … Read more

Drupal: Email Notification of New Comments

In other tech news, I’m posting this article both for future reference and in hopes it may help others who face a similar situation: by default, there is no notification when new comments are submitted to a Drupal site. In order to receive an email notification whenever new comments are posted to your Drupal site, … Read more

Her Morning Elegance

If everything is working, here’s an embedded video that I recently found. The stop action footage is delightful, and the accompanying song is pretty nice as well. Oren Lavie – Her Morning Eleganceby IgnitionVM Here’s a direct link to the video if the embedded version doesn’t work: Her Morning Elegance Thanks to Matt at the … Read more

Drupal: Validate Views Arguments

As previously mentioned, this site is now powered by the powerful open-source content management system (CMS) known as Drupal. While things are working pretty well, (if you ignore the fact that the number of visitors has dropped by 2/3rds; that’s a separate topic) there was one minor issue that was been bugging me, and I … Read more

All the Pages on Drupal

I’ve moved this site, All the Pages, from WordPress to Drupal. This is just a short test post. If you can see this, then it looks like everything is working. Watch for a “real” post coming soon!

How to get Drupal working with Nginx

For the past two months, I’ve been consumed by a new project that involves a software product known as drupal. Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. I’m quite taken with it, and … Read more