Monthly Archives: March 2014

Jerk Driver Gets Comeupance But Oh! The Commentary!

Where else but on YouTube!? A Florida driver happened to take a video of a guy in a nice big pickup truck who was tailgating her — apparently, the pickup driver wanted the videographer to accelerate past the speed limit … Continue reading

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Another Way of Doing Transactions in .NET

I was browsing today, and ran into this question on doing transactions in Sql Server.  Since I was familiar with using SqlTransactions, I thought maybe it was a question I could provide an answer to, but then I saw … Continue reading

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World Order at it AGAIN: Have a Nice Day!

Genki Sudo (or as they say in Japanese, Sudo Genki) and World Order are at it yet again! Another of their classic roboto-style music videos — and yes, it’s in Japanese — is Have a Nice Day. It’s sweet! Especially … Continue reading

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It’s the “Affordable Care Act”, NOT “Obamacare” Says Pelosi

You really must watch this one: In this wonderful video, Ms. Pelosi calls a questioner gently onto the carpet for referring to the Affordable Care Act as “ObamaCare”, and then goes on to repeat the word “Affordable” about five or … Continue reading

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We’re All Going to — Die? Warm Up?

Phil Plait, he of the Bad Astronomy blog (it’s on Slate these days, so you know he’s for real), is a fun read.  He reports all kinds of interesting astronomical stuff, and I enjoy reading his work.  On some days, … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Wrong with Hungarian Notation!

I was just scanning StackOverflow looking for interesting Questions and Answers, and happened up this one: Converting JSON to C# Class Object. Serialization is always an interesting subject, and I had previously thought about the idea of serializing (or deserializing) … Continue reading

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I’ve Just Published a Book (or Two)!

This blog generally deals with technical topics only, but I am going to make an exception in this case. I guess I have that privilege — I make the rules here, after all! I’ve been working on a side project … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Sandhills and Bones of My People

The Books are DONE! As of tonight, both Yesterday’s Sandhills and The Bones of My People are published! The former made it into CreateSpace just tonight, so it isn’t available immediately on Amazon, but it will be there in just … Continue reading

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