Geek Alert

I finally was able to upgrade to WordPress 2.7. I am sure that it would have been easier to build a rocket capable of flying to the moon. But the whole concept of how the website and the blog subdomain are organized and how to FTP files to that part of the directory structure is like trying to learn a foreign language for me. I can do it, but it takes forever and is very frustrating. And I have a degree in computer Read More

A River Runs Through It

So you may have seen the footage of the people being rescued from their cars on River Road in Potomac, MD after a giant water main break on a frigidly cold morning. I travel that road all the time so it hit home just a little too close. One of the issues during the rescue was that the bitter cold, combined with the water and the rotor wash from the rescue helicopter was that the windows could not be rolled down as Read More

Shifting Directions

This blog has been left kind of dormant for a long time. The last couple of weeks I have been researching what some call Web 2.0 technologies and in particular the concept of using social networking to promote my law firm. As a solo practitioner, I do not have a large marketing budget. The more I read about products like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and blogs, the more I came to understand how powerful they may be to Read More