Chipmunk near Lake Louise
I’ve selected the Tarski theme. Here’s what my blog used to look like:
Maintaining a website is a full-time job. And as a full-time student, iPhone developer, and Lab Assistant, I sometimes wonder if it’s too much. But people actually read this website, so I’ve got to keep it up for them. As ashanks04 pointed out to me, my website is down — but what do I care, I’m busy with iPhone apps
Well, I haven’t blogged in a long time, and now school’s about to start again, so I’d better get to it.
My mom wrote a series of posts called the 30 Days to Better Parenting Challenge. For organizational purposes, she put all the posts into one of WordPress’s Categories. But since there’s one post for each day, there are 30 posts. By default, WordPress shows only 10 posts per page, and we didn’t want that because it would be hard to see all of the Parenting challenges from one page.
“I think there are very few people who have the capacity to see the future. So it can be difficult when you are talking about something where nothing about it exists yet.” James Currier, Founder, Tickle.
Yesterday, I was working on a website and had two versions of the same file. When I was ready to put the new version up for testing, I deleted the old one and put in the new one. I refreshed my browser window. No change! I pressed Ctrl+F5. I was still seeing the old version! I replaced the old file again, making sure to overwrite the old copy. I refreshed a few times and used Ctrl+F5 a few times to “force refresh.” No go. For about 5 minutes I was totally confounded. Why was the old version of my file still showing up, no matter how much I tried to refresh?! As a last resort, I went to Tools -> Clear Private Data in Firefox, and cleared my cache. One last refresh, and– BAM! The beautiful new version finally appeared. Another example from today after the fold…