Thomas R Alexander

Manager, Developer, and professional problem solver

Why I came back to Facebook

If you’ve read my blog in the past, you have have read one of my most popular articles, Why I left Facebook. Well I’m here today to tell you why I came back. I discovered how to correctly use Facebook Friend Lists and how to tie access and security to them. I recommend you do

Why Drew Stanton will start Sunday

Rather than go with a fresh, young Drew Stanton as the starter for Sunday against the Bills, the Lions announced that a one-armed Shaun Hill will start. This tells you one of two things: 1) Drew Stanton is not very highly thought of in the Lions organization 2) The Lions have something up their sleeves


I wanted to give my page some color and style, so I just finished a page refresh/redesign. I kept my same logo, but put more emphasis on the page structure. My last design felt incomplete and colorless. I hope this one sticks for awhile.

The End of an Era

Today was a good day. The end of an era, some might say. Today, I deleted my Facebook account– for good! After learning about the new “Friendship pages,” feature, that was my last straw. Facebook, better known as Stalkbook, has officially given the average user super private investigator abilities. With seemingly one click, any one

Basement Before & After

This is always the best part…looking at the before & after of a project. Let’s take a look at what my basement transformed into:

Basement Update

The basement is almost done. Check out my latest video to see the progress! Basement Update

Basement Days 9, 10, & 11

Sorry for the lack of updates; the contractors have not been coming over consistently as they are awaiting the delivery of my doors. In any event, here are some pictures of the latest changes (walls are painted, electrical is about finished, and the lights are ready in the new closets). I ran into an issue

Facebook + Skype: What does it mean?

There are rumors floating around that Facebook and Skype are in talks about integrating Skype service into Facebook. Hello video chat and potentially voice calls! Even though Google has this in-chat video technology today, we all know Facebook doesn’t want any part of it. Given Google’s lack-of success in the social media space, Skype integration into Facebook

Basement Project Days 6,7, and 8

Looks like all of the prep work for painting is all finished. Oh yeah, and by the way, the flooring is almost done too! 🙂 I love it!

Basement update 09/27

Not much to report on the basement today. I thought the workers would be painting the walls khaki yesterday, but it turned out that they just added another layer of white. They also delivered a bunch of laminate flooring yesterday and I saw them bringing in a tile saw and padding this morning; so I