thinking


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As a child growing up in the 1980’s, I was never shielded from the rampant consumerism this decade  is well known for. The xmas holidays always conjure the sweetest childhood memories. One memory I hold pretty dear is that of shopping at the big department stores of the era. I remember Hills with […]

Hills is where the toys were



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poweshell
When I made the leap from Product Manager to DevOps Manager I quickly realized where my knowledge gaps were. One gap that was very apparent was in the arena of software automation known as PowerShell. What is PowerShell you say? I said the same thing. In my former life as […]

By the Power of PowerShell, I have the power!


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I have empty nestlings. It has really been a long time since I have written anything and I must confess that writing something that does not involve the technical specifications of some piece of computer hardware or assisting someone solve an outstanding problem seems kind of foreign to me. I did […]

Empty Nestlings




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    It’s been a long time since we have heard anything regarding the DMCA in any of the mainstream  news outlets.  Lets face it, it really is not news unless it affects you,right? The problem with that kind of thinking is that this affects you and you don’t even […]

The DMCA explained…again


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Tis the season to be Jolly..you know the drill. The white Christmas is arguably one of the more ieadlized aspects of the holiday season. I know I sit around thinking about it. Anyone who knows me know I LOVE the story A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.  A really good […]

Dreaming of a White Christmas?


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I was talking with a friend at lunch today.  We were discussing the various marketing strategies employed by restaurants to attract their assumed target customers.  The topic of older McDonald’s marketing in the form of funny characters came up.  They were supposedly intended to attract children.  Based on McDonald’s position […]

Why McDonald’s Really Should have Scared the Hell out of ...



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I have heard it said that what makes a conservative superior to liberals is their religious faith—as if morality is impossible without religion and everything is indeed permitted, as the cliche has it. I wonder whether religious conservatives can spot the atheist among them by their deeds or, for that […]

Conservative Libertarian Atheist


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The summer of June, 1993 was a wonderful time for me. Having finished high school the year before this was the first real summer spent knowing I did not have to go back to school if I didn’t want to. I worked almost my entire high school career so working […]

June 9th 1993


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Hasenpfeffer
Hasenpfeffer is German for “hare-pepper,” or peppered hare, and is a famous game dish in Germany. Serve it with spätzle dumplings or with boiled or mashed potatoes and blaukraut (braised red cabbage). It always makes me think of easter. It’s been a while since I posted anything regarding my beliefs.  […]

Hasenpfeffer or Bust


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sci-fi movie them
Watching sci-fi movies is a hobby of mine. I don’t just watch them I learn all there is to know about them.  I like to know where the original story came from.  Who’s idea it was.  I like to research why the actors chose to be involved, what the director […]

Old Sci-fi Movies that still ROCK