Category Archives: Personal

The 2016 Ambitions

Well, it is day 2 of  a new year, and I’ve already oversubscribed my time and expanded my ambitions.  But hey, it’s go big or go home, right? So, the first priority on my 2016 list is to finish up the … Continue reading

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Starting up again

What he said:  George Woods. George and I were talking about blogging after finding Colleen Morrow’s excellent blog again recently.   We both agreed that blogging is a good thing to do, yet difficult to keep current.  I’ve got a number of  goals … Continue reading

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ComputeReach

Man it’s tough to get in all that you want to do, isn’t it? I’ve been trying to get my blogging activities rebooted, and do some volunteer work as well. I’m starting to combine the two by volunteering on the … Continue reading

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Update

Well, the owl has flown the coop, there will be no nestcam.   I suspect the owl found a mate and is nesting somewhere else more appropriate.  I’m planning to build a bigger nest box over the summer, and hopefully next … Continue reading

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What, it’s December?

Well, so much for getting those November posts in. How do people make the time to do this? Still working on the MERGE post, finding some more interesting things about that SQL command, worth writing about. Here’s hoping it happens … Continue reading

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Why I Write Software

I’m going to start this blog out with a story I wrote describing one of my primary motivations to write software, which is to make life easier. While I work primarily in the database arena now, I was a developer … Continue reading

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