drawing of a tabby cat

I go through periods where I draw almost daily. Then I run out of steam, run out of ideas, and I stop. I’m on a roll lately. I started doodling cats. I was particularly bad at drawing cats and it was frustrating as I love them so much. So, I decided to take the same…

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Last weekend, I attended DrupalCamp LA. This is an annual conference that is held on my campus, UC Irvine. It’s free and a great way to learn not only about Drupal but web technology in general. I’ve attended many technology conferences over the years including many years of MacWorld Expo, DrupalCamps, WordCamps and UCCSC. What…

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Earlier this month, a news story emerged about how Facebook did an experiment on their users by manipulating their data feeds to see if they could manipulate their moods. They could. From the study they found: When you see more positive things, you post more positive things. When you see more negative things, you post…

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California is suffering through a severe drought. We are all trying to save water wherever we can. One of the best ways is to cut meat from your diet. You can save almost 600 gallons per day eating a plant based diet! 600 gallons is like taking a 2 hour shower.

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I’m an anxious person. I come from a long line of anxious people. I’m not sure if it’s genetic or just something we learned in the home. I have a difficult time not knowing what is coming. It makes me good at research and helps me to troubleshoot problems. It can also steal my equanimity.…

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Saying goodbye is never easy. If you have to release a beloved pet, consider at home euthanasia. It is a gentle way to let your beloved animal companion go.

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