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The Queen of New England

A tall-tale about imaginary British royal roots in the New World.

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A tale of exhibitionism, sexual harassment and male entitlement

Musings and questions about unwanted sexual photo-sharing in private, online conversations.

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Old dogs, new tricks

Being ahead of and keeping up with the technological times.

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Ladylike

Lessons in learning how to behave.

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Analog-to-digital conversion

A (not-so-brief) wander down the path that led a middle-aged woman to fall in love with coding for the web.

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Excusez-là!

Excerpts from a never-ending trip through the world of traditional Québécois music (published in Folker, Country Music & Bluegrass and more).

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French kiss

A Northern poem about the beginning of long-lasting love.

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Harnessing Cassandra

Short text written to accompany a photo in Draft Horse Connection magazine.

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MailChimp and WordPress

MailChimp + WordPress = perfect e-news

If you’re a busy person, you don’t need to be managing a mailing list in one place and sending newsletters from another.

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Apples to oranges

Installing and testing self-hosted content management systems

Comparing apples to oranges. Over the years I’ve installed and tried out countless CMS, CRM and similar applications, usually open source. In the end, I’ve usually come back to Wordpress for a whole variety of reasons, the biggest being my need for multi-linguality and client ease-of-use.

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Debugging MailChimp rss-to-email from WordPress custom feed

I spent nearly 2 solid days trying to figure out why the latest posts on one of my clients’ sites were not showing up in the “popup preview” provided by email marketing site MailChimp. I love http://MailChimp.com, but this had me stumped and my eyes were beginning to cross. I had already spent countless hours learning how to create a custom RSS feed, template and query in Wordpress (future, much bigger article).

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Feedly, aggregateur de flux RSS extra!

Je suis sérieusement amoureuse de l’application (extension Firefox) Feedly qui est un aggregateur de flux RSS sans pareille.

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