RSSSite Updates

December 2, 2002, 6:19 PM – Changed all Schumin Web copyright notices to reflect my company's new name, from StratoNet to the new Almond Street Image Service.

December 1, 2002, 12:42 AM – StratoNet, parent company of The Schumin Web, is now named Almond Street Image Service.

November 18, 2002, 6:22 PM – A considerable portion of the removed parts of The Schumin Web have now been restored. Restored is ALL missing material from the Quote Archives and the Web Cam Archives, as well as the following College Life photo sets: Inside My Room (Senior Year), Who Would Ever Hurt A Whammy, Inside My Room (Junior Year), D-Hall, An Hour in the Post Office Lounge, Sledding At ISAT, and Swimming at Potomac.

November 16, 2002, 9:15 PM – Reorganized the Photo Essays section! Now the photo essays are arranged by year, and then alphabetically inside the year.

November 15, 2002, 12:21 AM – Added the first Photo Essay taken with Big Mavica! Check out Autumn Leaves over in the Photo Essay section!

November 14, 2002, 11:26 PM – Minor update on "Childhood Days Later Years" in Main Event, adding more detail to the robot picture's description.

November 5, 2002, 2:08 AM – Due to various issues, approximately 15% of The Schumin Web has been temporarily de-linked. Areas affected are Quote Archives, Web Cam Archives, College Life (Junior and Senior Year), as well as the entire Web Cam section. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

November 5, 2002, 2:08 AM – Added new Photo Essay, entitled Protesting Against the World Bank.

November 3, 2002, 12:56 PM – The Halloween pictures are in at College Life! Check out Halloween - Decorating the TV Lounges and Halloween - The Costumes!

November 3, 2002, 8:37 AMOctober 2002 Web Cam Archives are finished! 38 of the best pictures from October's absolutely MASSIVE Web Cam stash, ready for your viewing.

November 1, 2002, 3:19 PM – Changed front-page picture from spider picture to one taken during the Photo Essay Blitz.

October 27, 2002, 4:24 PM – Updated navigation in the fire alarm collection - now you can browse by manufacturer and by device type, and it uses drop-down menus now vs. text links.

October 21, 2002, 3:48 AM – Lots of new products in The Schumin Web Online Store... now you can order stockings, two kinds of Christmas ornaments, winter "ski caps", and THONGS! (Yes, that last one is legit!)

October 18, 2002, 11:08 PM – I'm learning Flash! Read all about my experiences under "Learning Flash" in the Main Event section!

October 18, 2002, 1:49 AM – Perhaps the craziest cover-page picture yet... me with my spider hangy-thing, looking all scared. Meanwhile, I had the foresight to tape googly eyes onto it first, making it all the crazier...

October 12, 2002, 8:15 PM – The Classic Liners of Long Ago is now completely rehabilitated, has been given a visual update, and is now at a new URL. The address is now http://ocean-liners.schuminweb.com/.

October 12, 2002, 5:29 AM – StratoSearch finally has its own Site Updates page. All further updates to stratosearch.com can be found on that site.

October 12, 2002, 2:33 AM – Reprogrammed the Online Store a little bit for greater efficiency, and in the process, the Beer Steins are back, plus I now have Infant/Toddler T-Shirts, Snap Bibs, and those cute little metal lunchboxes like you used to have when you were a kid.

October 7, 2002, 12:57 AM – Brought the Web Cam Archives up to the present, with July, August, and September 2002 archives now in place.

October 5, 2002, 1:38 PM – Did a little rehabilitation to the headers on the site... now the "Choose a page" titles are outside the Iframe. This should fix the problem with the scrollbars going out of frame.

October 4, 2002, 6:55 AM – The Web Cam is now operational once again! I've switched monitoring programs, from Creative Video Blaster WebCam Monitor to a new program called ConquerCam. There is no loss of services as a result of the program switch, thankfully.

September 23, 2002, 5:47 AM – Changed StratoSearch Stock Photography shopping cart slightly... now shoppers must agree to the license agreement before the photos go in their cart.

September 22, 2002, 4:33 AM – Added three senior year pages to College Life. "General Stuff", "Inside My Room", and "Who Would Ever Hurt a Whammy?".

September 16, 2002, 10:44 PM – Eighth Grade Online Yearbook has now moved to its new subdomain home, http://yearbook.schuminweb.com/.

September 15, 2002, 4:46 AM – StratoSearch: All of the site except for Shopping are now on stratosearch.com server, at their respective subdomains.

September 15, 2002, 4:46 AM – Moved D-Hall photo essays from Photo Essays section to College Life section, where they make a better fit with the surrounding content.

September 10, 2002, 3:07 AM – Switched over a bunch of Email links to forms to help reduce spam and virus attachments. Also changed my Email address, and this is accessible through the new form. My old address, ben@schuminweb.com, will work until I say otherwise.

September 7, 2002, 9:12 PM – Updated Web Cam pages for new "off" cam (window cam).

September 1, 2002, 2:33 AM – Changed splash-page picture for September showing me in Residence Life garb studying...

August 31, 2002, 1:18 PM – Added historical information to "Old Town Alexandria" photo essay.

August 27, 2002, 12:30 AM – Changed survey provider from Beseen Quizlet to Bravenet mini-poll.

August 21, 2002, 2:43 PM – Made preparations in the quote database in order to expand the quizlet from a maximum of six questions to a new maximum of ten questions.

August 10, 2002, 1:01 PM – Quote database is back online. Sorry for the inconvenience.

August 10, 2002, 3:55 AM – I realize that the main-page quote and the Quote Archives are both offline at the present time. This is due to timeouts occurring for unknown reasons while the quotes database was being refreshed. We are working on the problem, and Entangled Web has been notified, and it should be back up very soon.

August 5, 2002, 7:37 PM – StratoSearch logo merchandise is back on line.

August 5, 2002, 6:56 PM – Took StratoSearch logo merchandise out of the Online Store temporarily while organizational changes are made. It will be back very soon.

August 3, 2002, 10:38 PM – New product line in the Online Store from the "A Week in England" subsidiary: "The Lost Lion".

August 1, 2002, 6:06 PM – Fall products are now in place in The Schumin Web Online Store and StratoSearch Shopping.

August 1, 2002, 12:27 AM – A few miscellaneous fixes and updates... back-link fixed on Photo Essay full-size page, Singled Out link fixed in College Life, and on Today's Special site, Jeff and Muffy pages are rewritten, as well as Operas entrance page.

July 30, 2002, 2:15 AM – Fixed bug in full-sized images for Photo Essay display.  Full-size images should now display correctly in the Photo Essays section.

July 29, 2002, 8:37 AM – Today's Special site received minor cosmetic overhaul today.  Additionally, "General Information", "Today's Special Multimedia Content", and "Fan Art/Fiction" (formerly "Fan Creations") pages all received rewrites or redesigns.

July 28, 2002, 2:19 PM – Based on user feedback, the navigation has been slightly changed.  Thanks to Schumin Web users for the fast feedback on improvements!

July 27, 2002, 8:44 PM – Changed quizlet colors again to better fit new site coloration.

July 27, 2002, 12:21 PM – The new site design is online!  Check it out, and let me know if you find any bugs.

July 27, 2002, 2:45 AM – The back-color on the Quizlet has been changed in preparation for the redesign.

July 22, 2002, 5:01 AM – New Photo Essays to be added when the site redesign goes online: The Metro of Tomorrow, Old Town Alexandria, and The Roanoke Star At Sunset.  These photo essays take advantage of some of the site's new features, particularly being able to utilize space more effectively.

July 22, 2002, 3:11 AM – Site redesign is more than 50% complete, and is progressing well.  A Terms of Use change and a Privacy Statement change will accompany the redesigned Web site.

July 20, 2002, 11:29 PM – Visit The Schumin Web Community discussion forums to see a preview of the new site design!  Also, since the annual site redesign is now in progress, there will be no updates to this site until the redesign is finished, with the exception of the quote, due to the fact that it's database-driven, and therefore independent.

July 18, 2002, 7:24 PM – Fixed various mistakes on StratoSearch Photography site, plus added 33 more pictures, mostly under the James Madison University category.

July 18, 2002, 1:27 AM – After weeks of work, StratoSearch Photography is OPEN!  Check it out, license some photos.  I'm so pleased.