COVID19 Diary: Week 5

At this point I’ve stopped keeping track daily of the infections and deaths. Part of it is testing limits restrict getting accurate numbers, the other part is that it’s exhausting to try and keep up now. It’s hard to believe

COVID19 Diary: Week 4

Currently the US has 325,000 cases with 122,056 in NY state and 67,551 in the City itself. The country as a whole has begun to shift mindsets and realize that this is not the flu, and it is not going

COVID19 Diary: Week 3

Currently the US has 140,000 cases with 60,679 in NY state. Sunday, March 22nd, was the first day of PAUSE, meaning all non-essential businesses have to stop. Sadly, this means that our favorite Fruit Stand closed up.  All of the

COVID19 Diary: Week 2

I’m writing this again on Saturday, at the end of the week. Currently the US has 24,665 cases, with 11,645 in NY state and 7,800 in the City itself. The City itself has really taken the social Isolation to heart

COVID19 Diary: Week 1

I’m going to start doing a diary of whats happening daily, at this point NYC might be put under heavy quarantine so a journal might be interesting if things hit the fan. If you find this interesting hit me up

How to use ACF checkboxes in a WP Query

Recently I found myself needing to Query a group of Posts (Custom Post Types actually). I had created an ACF Checkbox called Tours, and there were 3 types of Tours: Guided, Unguided, and Pre-booked (The only one where you had

How to fix broken Admin Styles for Roots Themes

The Fix In Fall of 2019, WordPress 5.3.0 was released. If you have an old theme built on Roots (Sage before it was redeveloped), then your site backend is a hot mess right now. Thankfully, the fix is easy enough

I’ve Decided to Get Healthy

EDIT: I Finished! i did the half Marathon in 2 Hours and 50 Minutes. About 2 months ago, my wife came home and informed me that she had signed both of us up for a half marathon. So my wife

Tips For Setting up Sage 9

A month ago, I switched my theme development to Sage (version 9). I’ve been using an ancient build slowly upgraded over the years, and wasn’t the epitome of proper development. It even had a LESS compiler in php. Since switching,

Using a Raspberry Pi to create a Groupme Bot

I recently had a good friend who is in a group chat forget to tell us something. So to remind him. I created a groupme bot that sends him the same message every hour, on the hour. Here’s a breakdown