Before you do anything else, do me a favor: 1) Pick a random person you consider a friend. Preferably someone not super close to you, but also not someone you barely know. Someone you talk to every so often. 2) Send them a random complement. Perhaps something like “I know you’re working hard on project X… Continue reading Costs You 1 Minute, Has Infinite Value
Once every few weeks I get a personal request for computer help or troubleshooting. And about 50% of the time, the person starts to show me the issue only to have it not appear. They then exclaim “but it wasn’t working a few minutes ago!” or “Oh wait… that’s the problem!”. I literally don’t say… Continue reading Magical Tech Support
I type really fast. It’s so fast that it’s always been my blog entry method of choice. However since I spend more and more time on a tablet these days, I thought it might be nicer if I could write blog posts from my tablet of choice. See that last paragraph? I dictated it. Then… Continue reading How do you blog from a tablet?
Recently I’ve been working out and trying to get back on my diet (err… Reduced Calorie Intake Plan – RCIP, remember?). One of the sites I use to track my information also has a forum for members, and I sometimes scan the list of topics just to see what’s going on. It’s there that I… Continue reading OK, This is Sorta Creepy When You Think About It
His steel cold frame encompassed her as they darted through the forest. Above, a full moon shine down, shimmering off the leaves in quick glances of light, blurring past her as they drew deeper into the growth. She’d only known him for 25 minutes, but for some inexplicable reason only possible in love stories written… Continue reading #90 Teen Paranormal Romance
Leo woke up not to the sound of his alarm clock, but to a loud knocking at his door. It was 4 AM, well before his 5:30 AM alarm. He put on his robe and went to the door to find a policeman. “Are you Mr. Hickman?”, the cop asked. “Uh… no – Hickman lives… Continue reading #75 Surprises
It had been 6 months since the day when Mark found the list in an old hoodie he was putting on for the first time that September. It wasn’t too remarkable – just a list of chores for the day, 11 months ago. call insurance agent buy eggs call Kelsey’s school drop off Jo’s car print… Continue reading #26 Flash
So I am at the MVP Summit, in a room with a bunch of interesting people, and sadly I can’t give you any updates on the content (Other than to say Jack Cook is talking about suits right now, and no, suit isn’t a slang word for anything). But here are a few things I… Continue reading I’m Posting From The MVP Summit, and Sorry, There Will Be No Meaningful Content
The following was written for my lab group at work, however it strikes me as something everyone may benefit from. Mail Merge is an awesome tool, and this makes it much more useful when a group shares an incoming e-mail address that replies should be directed to (e.g., sales@ or info@ etc.. instead of the… Continue reading Using Mail Merge With Custom FROM: Addresses in Word/Outlook 2007 or Word/Entourage 2008
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