Sunday, June 29, 2008


There is a free service called This service substitutes their DNS server for the one your Internet provider gives to you. For a complete explanation what a DNS server is and does go to

Basically when one puts a URL in the browser address bar it's in the form of a name,i.e. The DNS server converts the name to a IP address such as which it then brings the page to the browser. When using your ISP's DNS server sometimes the web page you are going to will "hang" or freeze. When one uses OpenDNS its huge servers dont haft to be concerned with your ISP's local traffic and can dedicate itself fulltime to your computer.

The benefits result in a noticible increase in speed. One can also block sites and other options all for free. Go to

Monday, June 16, 2008

The Brothels

I was honored to have attended the first CD release party of "The Brothels" new cd "Its a Bird Game". The media event took place at the site of an old mill along the Broad river near Asheville, NC. They describe their music's genre as "hobo-junk-rawk" which really describes the exhilarating other worldly renditions of an original blend of many styles sewn into one driven explosion of energy. Each member plays a vast array of instruments including but not limited to acoustic guitar, electric guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, trumpet and drums. The band is preparing a tour that will go throughout the south playing many popular venues.
You can listen to some of their songs at :
I wish I had a sample of their music to offer here but their CD's are now on sale from:
-Earl Wallace

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Don't Steal My Brain!

There is something amiss..There are so many
bloggers writing about the same subject that one becomes mentally tired trying to find anything new in their common posts.

Many are trying to make money online and that is cool.....
what is NOT cool are the one who steal text and articles
from other bloggers or web sites without giving the source the credit!

I support the first amendment of free speech and because of the nature of the net these carrion
eaters can't be prosecuted BUT...........they can be boycotted!

How to do that would another post entirely.

-Earl Wallace