August 26th, 2012

Mag 7 - Ezra Talk to the Hand

Adblock + Fail

I have loved the Firefox addon for years, but today, I started seeing ads everywhere. I investigate, and come to find they're allowing 'unobtrusive' ads. Except it seems that unobtrusive to them means all ads! GRR! Looked at some forum threads and followed suggestions, like installing the older version of the add on, but nothing worked. Someone suggested Ghostery, which I just installed, so we'll see how that works.
Taste - Wine & Cheese

Being Social

ninjababe and I finally went to a Cedar City Wine Club event. and we even talked to people!! Scary and strange, I know. It was held at the Iron Gate B&B, which is a lovely property. I now have a lodging recommendation for visitors in the area. And the occasion this time was the opening of the Iron Gate Winery - only one in the area. You have to go to Moab for the next one. I'd found out about the club via a Twitter followee, Larry the Wine Guy - another former Californian. It was nice putting a real face to the Twitter handle!

It's a nice setup - you bring a bottle of wine, and food to share. I tried something new, as our pears were just ready to be picked, and did a caramelized pear & sage crostini, with my own added touch of a little homemade pear liqueur in the pot whilst cooking. It came out quite nicely, if i do say so myself! And not just me - it got polished off. I'm always nervous bringing food, so I'm glad it turned out well.

This morning, I woke up with a crappy head cold, so am miserable. At least it held off till today.