Mark Grealish

Cats and wizardry.



Add Ubuntu power options to the Openbox menu

I have no idea how I managed six fucking years going to the console in order to do this. Edit (as root), /etc/sudoers/ and add the following three lines: YOUR_USERNAME ALL = NOPASSWD: /sbin/poweroff YOUR_USERNAME ALL = NOPASSWD: /sbin/reboot YOUR_USERNAME ALL = NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/pm-suspend Then call a given command as normal with sudo reboot/poweroff/pm-suspend. Like, […]


I feel negative about my chances, but I am a self-critical pessimist with a perfectionist streak. I reviewed the interview with someone less critical, and they seem to think I did alright.

Two blurry black cats

They were both super friendly, despite appearances.


I am the Master of Gripes when it comes to life’s petty annoyances-the smaller the irritation, the larger the gripe. I keep my mouth shut about the bigger things in my life because somebody, somewhere has it worse. There are countless people who do not have the luxury to lie back in bed in a […]

Fun little minecraft seed

4636255422134803525 Use it with Amplified. You’ll start off on the top of a single very tall mountain in the middle of the ocean, which presents an interesting conundrum-you have a lot of land available to work on, but it is all in a vertical stack.

Sometimes I wonder why I bother…

Garrett and Caira at Easter

512,261 reasons Shaman are fun in PVP

Your Stormblast hit Nockani-Area52 149403 Nature. Your Stormblast Off-Hand hit Nockani-Area52 61074 Nature. Your Wind Lash hit Nockani-Area52 36045 Nature. Your Flametongue Attack hit Nockani-Area52 7684 Fire. Your Lightning Shield hit Nockani-Area52 10333 Nature. You killed Nockani-Area52. Your Elemental Blast hit Nockani-Area52 123371 Elemental. (123721 Overkill) (Critical) Two Global Cooldowns (GCDs).

Garrett and Caira at Easter II

My great-grandmother

Mum isn’t too sure exactly when it was taken. She thinks mid-1950’s at the latest.

Children everywhere love Masserah

How can you dislike this happy smiling face and cheerful wave? The Battle Tabard of the Defilers is a unique and very hard to get PVP vanity item. Simply having one is an accomplishment, but I went further and ran Ulduar and Trial of the Crusader for six or seven straight weeks to get a […]

My mother

Super stylish Garrett

Pictures by Elizabeth or Miranda Clanton.

Neighborhood tuxedo II

See here too. :) I chanced on her behind mum’s house and found myself twenty minutes of adorable in-my-lap action.

‘Hackerraum Neue’

‘Hackerraum” or “Hacker room” seems to be the closest German has to ‘hackerspace,’ although even German hackerspaces seem to use the English ‘Hackerspace.’ Hackerraum Neue is ‘New Hacker Room.’ Fancy post title. Because.