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Friday, December 2, 2016
Got home around 3:30am Got home around 3:30am this morning and my brain is fried. All achee from 12 hours of driving, spent the day unpacking, then sleeping, then staring at the wall. Becky and I discovered our tent was stolen and it had to be someone we know. bummer.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Largo,FL-Park ChristmasLights 12/2/2015 7:28:11 PM
Clearwater,FL-Pier-InterestingStuff 12/1/2015 5:46:38 PM
Clearwater,FL-Pier-Flora 11/30/2015 5:36:48 PM
IndianRocks,FL-SandBar-Cary,Tom 11/29/2015 1:33:19 PM
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
StPetersburg,FL-RJ Egret 12/2/2014 2:06:26 PM
Clearwater,FL-Bay Dolphins 11/29/2014 12:44:22 PM
StPetersburg,FL-RJ 11/26/2014 4:01:11 PM
StPetersburg,FL-Crab Shack 11/23/2014 3:56:04 PM
Monday, December 2, 2013
Orlando,FL-Disney-Takin Off 11/28/2013 9:51:18 PM
Sunday, December 2, 2012
SafetyHarbor-Christmas Lights 12/1/2012 5:51:35 PM
Friday, December 2, 2011
Kettering-Fraze, Cecil and Family 12/2/2011 8:18:08 PM
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Tampa - International Mall - IceCastle 11/29/2010 12:04:05 PM
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Christmas Lights 12/1/2009 10:43:24 PM
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Ross Mall Christmas Tree 11/28/2008 9:08:08 PM
Sunday, December 2, 2007
Just got back from Safeway. 12/2/2007 3:02:43 PM I've got my patches and some food.
Life was good, until we got back to the truck.
We couldn't get in it. The people on both sides parked 2 inches away. It was mindless.
There were plenty of spots open in the parking lot.
I've noticed that a lot of people walk mindlessly straight at you on the sidewalks. 
There's always plenty of room. It keeps happening everywhere. A lot of these people are sleep walking.
I didn't think driving to the store was tough at all.
Matter of fact, I like driving in Seattle, even downtown. You have to watch for pedestrians, bicycles, other cars, and one way streets. SO, you take your time, and slowly make your turns.
Saturday, December 2, 2006
Are you a picky eater? 12/2/2006 10:23:09 PM  
I am Superman at the Las Vegas buffets.
I tend to eat just about anything in mass quantities.
I'm often heard saying "gimme whatever that is" when ordering at restaurants.
I eat foods that dogs spit out. I'd eat fried shoelaces.
So I often wonder about those people who don't eat certain foods because:
- they've never tried it before, its too green, too loud, or its too yucky,, or its touching the mash potatoes on their plate.
These are the people who only eat green M&Ms, or pick the beans out of their chili and pile them up on the side.
These people must be insane?
I've read that picky eating is a symptom of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder).
On the other hand, eating fried shoelaces would undeniably be schizophrenic.
Friday, December 2, 2005
I should add, that Firefox users can't enter blog 11/28/2005 7:15:21 AM This blog lets people enter in Formatted text. EG: FORMATTED
Which means a user doesn't have to know HTML to get a highlighted message across.
I suppose that I should be grateful for these differences in browsers.
Complicated machinery requires education to build and repair.
In my opinion, displaying and formatting a screen should and could be simple.
A designer, should not have to concern himself with HOW FAST something is displayed. That should be done by the rendering engine. It shouldn't be a consideration in every line of code written.
I started to use Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Word, Publisher, and Flash.
I chose to write all of the code for this system by hand.
The problem was, they keep you away from the code, and they generate tons of unused code.
When I get done with this system, I'll know exactly what every line of code does, unlike those guys, and my system will contain 90% less code.


With Tandem Cobol, the SORT command is a pig.
People still use it. Yes, it's in the manual. The alternative is simple. Create a key sequenced file, let Tandem manage the speed of the indexing, and it will not only be quicker, the sort will be rerunnable. For small files, it will never hit the disk. The Tandem is the best selection for online databases, meaning it can handle keyed files much better than in-memory sorts. And using key-sequenced files sure beats the heck out of writing a whole program to sort a file in an unrerunnable fashion.
People still use indexes and other ancient concepts presented by Cobol.
I just can't become one of those people. My code must be compact, readable, and efficient.
I don't know why I'm getting off on this tangent.
I guess it's because I'm seeing what a mess the internet has become. Instead of getting simpler, its getting more complicated. There is absolutely NO REASON to create another language for displaying a screen or to access a database.

Thursday, December 2, 2004
I'm glad nobody reads this Blog 12/2/2004 9:54:56 PM I found out tonight, I can earn up to two degrees a year. Becky and I went to the college tonight. All of my credits are still good.
It pays to take the hardest classes, even if easier ones are available.
Lesseeenow, I could be a nurse, realtor, biochemist, radiologist and a programmer. hehe. Now that should be a sellable set of skills!