Posts Categorized: Off Topic

logo_plunge_bear.png

2014 Polar Plunge #SQLPlunge

Posted by & filed under .

In just a couple months… on March 1… 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 […]

May The Fourth

May the Fourth Be With You – Kindle Bonus!

Posted by & filed under .

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 […]

Rhino Watching Flixster

Entertainment for the Traveling Consultant (UltraViolet Review)

Posted by & filed under , .

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 […]

logo_plunge_bear.png

2013 Polar Plunge #SQLPlunge

Posted by & filed under .

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 […]

R2-D2 Blueprint

Blog Redesigned

Posted by & filed under .

 Since it’s been a while since I made any real changes to the design of this blog, it was time for a bit of a refresh.  It’s been a while and I wanted to clean things up some. I’ve been toying with WordPress’s Featured Image option in blog posts for a while and decided now’s the time […]

April #Meme15 Assignment

Posted by & filed under , , .

Before the advent of the modern “Social Network”, many of us were already connected through tools that had much less immediate gratification.  We used websites, e-mails, forums, and blogs.  As social networks have grown, these older tools have only become more important, versus less important.  Many social networks get us to information that we need; […]

March #Meme15 Round-up – Facebook

Posted by & filed under , , .

Are you ready for the round-up of last week’s #meme15 Facebook question? In total, there were eight participants in this month’s question.  If I’ve missed anyone, just leave a comment here and I’ll update this post. As a reminder, the #meme15 is dedicated to discussing and sharing tips and tricks for blogging and using social […]

March #Meme15 – Facebook

Posted by & filed under , , .

It’s the early morning of the 16th, and time to write my #meme15 post.  Remember, these are due on or around the 15th.  I’m again exercising my right to write late and if you haven’t joined in, now’s a good time to to it as well.  The question for this month is: How do you […]