Happy birthday, Sophia Margaret!

by Matt Stratton on September 16, 2012

One year ago today, this little girl showed up:

She is the best little Fifi-bunny ever. Today she is one year old and we love her so very much.


Matt’s Top 10 Reasons Internet Friends Are Better Than Real Friends

July 30, 2012
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Continuing my project of crowd-sourced blog topics, today’s suggestion was via @dutchface. I like it for two reasons: One, it’s an interesting topic. Two, it’s a list, and everyone knows that lists are good blog posts to do, because they are easy and everyone likes to read them. Internet friends are always available. Real-life friends [...]

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Traces of Identity – Guest Post

July 24, 2012
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Today’s post is a guest post from the super-amazing @writetoreach. I also totally put up this picture without asking her, but it seemed appropriate. Yay coffee.) My name is Ashley and I blog at Writing To Reach You.  When I asked for opportunities to guest blog, Matt offered me some space here and asked, “how [...]

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How to get a lot of blog post titles in 24 hours

July 12, 2012

As you may recall, I am embarking on an experiment to crowd-source blog titles. I asked Twitter to suggest titles for blog posts using the hashtag #mattblog, and committed to writing a post for every title. Today’s post title comes to us from @gRegorLove, and it seemed like a great one to start with. I did [...]

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The Great Blog Title Challenge Thing

July 10, 2012

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL 10 PM CST ON JULY 11, 2012: I am committing to writing a blog post for every suggested post title tweeted with the hashtag #mattblog. The first post will be written on July 12, with one post per day thereafter until all topics exhausted. I reserve the right to slightly edit [...]

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Apartments.com goes Hyper-V

May 2, 2012
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If you follow me on Twitter, or are my friend on Facebook, you may have seen me posting links to various online articles about something called “Hyper-V“. Basically, earlier this year, my team here at Apartments.com migrated our virtualization platform from VMWare to Microsoft’s Hyper-V offering. Microsoft wrote up a case study on this experience, [...]

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The Eleven Chicagoans to Follow on Twitter

February 24, 2012

Chicago is a pretty amazing city. And if you’re into the whole Twitter thing, you probably figure that there’s gotta be some type of connection between those two things. And if I know anything about the Internet, it’s that the best way to describe anything is with a Venn diagram. So here’s what this list [...]

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