In just a few weeks... on January 30th, I’m going to be jumping into White Bear Lake in Minnesota. Now it’s cold in Minnesota. The average temperture range for this time of year is 8 F to 27 F, though a couple years ago January 30th was part of a 6-week cold snap where the temperature … Continue reading 2016 Polar Plunge
It seems that with the Disney purchase of Star Wars this past year that May the Fourth is coming on strong this year. I wasn't planning to write up anything, since it kind of felt like this year the holiday was getting plenty of exposure, but then I want to Amazon and found out there … Continue reading May the Fourth Be With You – Kindle Bonus!
Like many of us, I have a collection of favorite movies. These include Ghostbusters, Stripes, Serenity, and dozens more. I don't always want to watch specific movies, but when the mood hits, it's great to be able to grab one or another and relax for the the evening. Unfortunately, DVDs while fairly small and compact … Continue reading Entertainment for the Traveling Consultant (UltraViolet Review)
Next month... on March 2... I'm going to jump into a lake in Minnesota. Now it's cold in Minnesota. In fact, they're going to have cut a hole in the ice so that we can do this. Why are me and a few friends doing this? Well, partly because we are a little bored. But … Continue reading 2013 Polar Plunge #SQLPlunge
Do you have $5 you could re-direct from a cup of coffee to a donation on men’s health issues? If you weren’t aware, for the past few years the month of November has been re-dubbed Movember. A facial hair movement to help raise awareness for men’s health issues – such as particularly for prostate and … Continue reading Last Push For Movember
No posts in a couple weeks, except the Re-Blogs. Guess the running around and getting married I did last week had an effect on the blog. Since it took up a lot of the last couple of weeks I thought I might share some of the highlights. Most importantly, I married Sarah Strate (Blog | … Continue reading Got Married, Got Behind
Do you know about congenital heart defects (CHD)? Did you know that February 7-14 is the week dedicated to making people more aware of these defects? It is the last day of that week and I’d like to take a few minutes to dedicate a post to this issue. Every year approximately 1 in 125 … Continue reading CHD Awareness Week
If you've been trying to come to the blog lately, you may have noticed a few errors connecting. Resources not available issues or content just not showing up. It appears that running a WordPress blog on a GoDaddy Windows server has some issues. It works for a while and then it just doesn't. And the whole … Continue reading Blog Under Some Repairs
Last week I suggested to others that we institute a little idea theft and put together a few blog posts sharing the things in life we are thankful for. As the holiday season is upon us and that whole Thanksgiving thing happened in the United States this seemed like a good time for doing this. … Continue reading Blog Round-up – What Are You Thankful For?
Earlier this week, I suggested that we share a message of thanks on our blogs. Since I suggested we put these posts together, I should throw my post in the ring. Especially since today is Thanksgiving and my food coma is starting to dissipate. It only took the second leftover plate to reach the current … Continue reading What Am I Thankful For