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Daily Archives: April 16, 2006


by Rob Friesel

Draft #2 is under way.  I spent the better part of the weekend taking the notes that I made during my read-through of the first draft and applying them to the text.  Sixteen chapters (roughly 80 pages, or 18,670 words) into it and it’s feeling pretty solid.  Some areas have received the thorough re-working that […]

Spirits Distilled

by Rob Friesel

[tag]Jeff Coleman[/tag] (my advisor from [tag]St. Mary’s[/tag]) has a new collection of [tag]poems[/tag] out. Titled [tag]Spirits Distilled[/tag], Jeff’s brief write-up goes: The book addresses a range of subjects, including my deceased father and grandmother, the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd, Jr., former and recently deceased Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic, the psychological terror of September […]

Yours Truly: Signature in Apple Mail

by Rob Friesel

A few months ago in my “pre-packaged [tag]Apple[/tag] apps vs. [tag]Mozilla[/tag] equivalents” round-up, I made mention of how Apple’s [tag]Mail[/tag] (or the dreaded “[tag][/tag]” if you prefer) application had mediocre [tag]signature[/tag] support. My criticism went something like: Pain in the butt. Can’t reference external files and what’s worse, you can’t edit the HTML source of […]