The Importance of Documenting

Figure 1: Attribution: By Lvcipriani (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons As I mentioned in my previous post (“A New URL for My Old Blog” … if you haven’t checked it out yet…go do it…I’ll wait…), I have started blogging again using emacs and org2blog after a long hiatus (the last actual post that wasn’t just a re-post of a link was two years

TILiE (Today I’m Learning in Emacs): PDF Publishing, Text Formatting in Org-Mode, and (Maybe) My Next Big Project!

Figure 1: By Another Believer (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 ( ], via Wikimedia Commons Link to original image | Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) The last week or so has actually been pretty busy in my personal life and at work. Professionally, I gained a new part-time consulting client which is only going to make me busier. I believe the trick will be

TILiE (Today I’m Learning in Emacs): Printing & Exporting and Publishing in Org-mode

Figure 1: Attribution: en:User:Petteri (via CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported) Link to original image | Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0) I’m still feeling quite sluggish, really since yesterday, hence my earlier post. Still, I want to write something today because I learned a couple neat things in Emacs around printing. I’m also trying to understand how the Exporting and Publishing functions work in Org-mode.

“Developing” the Next Generation

Link to original image | Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) I have kids and, as a parent, I want to prepare them to be successful in their lives. I try to do this in a number of different ways: teach them to be kind, teach them respect, teach them to stand up for themselves, and other ways. One other set of skills I feverently

Learning About Org Mode (Part 1 of N)

Link to original image | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License As part of revising what this blog is about and keeping it fun for me, I’ve been reading a few things I’ve found on the Internet on blogging and keeping writing a blog “fresh”. I’ve started reading a really good eBook called “A No-Excuse Guide to Blogging” written by Sasha Chua, a blogger who is interested

Fuzzy Morning…Fuzzy Day

Figure 1: A view of the weather and the inside of my head… A fair amount of snow today (though I know other places will get it much worse) and consequently everything is much slower than usual. This includes my thinking. I think I used up most of my energy just getting into work. This makes me think again of how we define when we