Author: Jeffrey W. Spencer

Juggle These Flares

A Texas State trooper pulled a car over on I-35 about 2 miles south of Georgetown Texas. When the trooper asked the driver why he was speeding, the driver said he was a Magician and Juggler and was on his way to Austin Texas to do a show for the Shrine Circus. He didn’t want to be late.   The trooper told the driver he was fascinated by juggling and asked that if the driver would do a little juggling for him then he wouldn’t give him a ticket. The driver told the trooper he had sent his equipment...

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Update WordPress without screwing it up

The WordPress upgrade system is vastly improved. However, there are still some steps you can take to ensure that your upgrades go smoothly. First and foremost, upgrades and updates should be done in a staging environment to ensure that nothing breaks your production site.    A push to production should occur during a off-peak hours. Usually this is at night, but it depends on your particular site visitor traffic patterns.   You can check Google Analytics to find your traffic pattern. The key here is to execute your update first on a copy of your active site.  NOT on...

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Texas Leads the Way

Of the 1,800 active oil wells in the United States, nearly 50% are currently located in Texas. Of all energy produced in the United States, nearly 41% originates in Texas. If Texas were an independent nation, it would be the 9th largest oil producing country. It’s not all rainbows and unicorns in Texas, but if these animals did exist, they would live happily in the Republic of Texas. In 2008, oil production on federal lands accounted for nearly 36% of all domestic production with about 1.7 million barrels produced. In 2013, the amount of oil produced on federal lands...

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