Improving WordPress Media Library (#1) May 14, 2016

I love WordPress. It's an amazingly powerful open-source CMS and it's been my go-to for years. The one drawback I keep running into is how best to utilize its media library. This post is the first in what I hope will be many describing how I enhanced my media library and turned a WordPress install into a powerful photo organizing platform.

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How to *Completely* Uninstall Java from your Mac March 9, 2016

I found instructions on Oracle's Java web site. However, they weren't complete. This post lists all the steps needed to completely remove Java from your Mac.

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Keep WordPress Up-To-Date January 1, 2015

If you have a WordPress install, check that you keep your plugins, themes, and version up-to-date. This post will describe how to check the status of these items and how to update them. When you log in to the admin area of your site (http://yoursitelink/wp-admin), you might see one of these: You can also check […]

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Save your iPhone Photos and Videos July 10, 2014

Occasionally, I am asked to help with getting an iPhone to do “something” with a PC running Windows XP. This can be tricky, since (1) Apple’s iCloud Control Panel doesn’t officially run on XP, and (2) recently Microsoft stopped supporting XP. In answer to that, here’s my first in a series of steps on how […]

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Hand Position June 17, 2014

This post describes the best way to place your hands when playing clarinet. This is a great check-up for anyone who’s put the instrument down for a while, or if you’re just starting to play clarinet for the first time. KEEP FINGERS CURVED: Hang your hand down to your side, let your fingers relax. Use […]

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How to Keep That Gig December 3, 2013

"One bad apple spoils the bunch." We've all been in an environment where one person seemed to always be a naysayer. They're either a hot-head, a know-it-all, or the passive-aggressive type who mumbles under their breath about how things should be done. This is the exact opposite of what needs to happen in any group in order for it to be successful. We all work hard to get where we are. When you finally get that gig, there's an etiquette you should follow in order to stay on your fellow musicians' and conductor's good side.

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Modern/Contemporary Test May 23, 2013

Click on this item to review/take the test for the Modern/Contemporary time period.

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Visual Art May 17, 2013

Powerpoint presentation from today.

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Music May 15, 2013

PowerPoint: click on the first image below. Click through each one to see the slides as they were presented in class. Slides that contained videos will not play, so come back to this page to see the videos referenced.

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Drama / Theatre May 14, 2013

PowerPoint from past two days: click on the first image below. Click through each one to see the slides as they were presented in class. Slides that contained videos will not play, so come back to this page to see the videos referenced. Also, 4 more videos shown during class are available here: A Chorus […]

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