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2014 Polar Plunge #SQLPlunge

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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!

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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 […]

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2013 Polar Plunge #SQLPlunge

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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

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 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

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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

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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 […]