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Max Jennings

Monday, February 21st, 2005

Over the weekend I learned of the death of Max Jennings. Max was my academic adviser when I started at ASU, and I took several news writing classes that he taught. Then he left to become Executive Editor of the Mesa Tribune, and when I graduated he gave me my first job there.
Max was a [...]

We've Moved!

Thursday, February 17th, 2005

If you had trouble accessing ridey.net in the past 24 hours, we were temporarily offline while migrating to a new Internet Service Provider, Zen. It was an incredibly smooth transition. I did it without ever actually having to speak to anyone at Zen on the phone! And initially it seems much faster than the BT [...]

End of the Rainbow

Sunday, February 13th, 2005

A rainbow over the M40 motorway near Banbury, taken by Alice on our way to Hook Norton on Saturday.

Record Uptime Redux

Saturday, February 12th, 2005

A few weeks ago, I was bragging about the record uptime the iMac that hosts ridey.net had achieved. I’d thought no more of it until tonight, when I was notified via email that someone had posted a comment on that particular item. My curiosity then caused me to look through my web server’s [...]