Goofy Training, almost there!!!!!

This is the last full week of training before I head to Orlando.  My last double digit run was the 12 miles I did on Sunday and it felt great even though it was on a treadmill.  I have found out that through this training that I can do a lot of miles on the…

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Fun TED Video, who was General Tso, and why does it taste so yummy

I was checking this fun little video out of a talk delivered by Jennifer 8. Lee, and she talks about the mysteries of American Chinese Food.  I found out an interesting fact that in the United States there are more “Chinese” restaurants than there are McDonalds, Burger King, Wendy’s, and KFC, combined.  She also talks…

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Goofy Training Update — Happy Holidays

So the only question I have this week is when should I run on Thursday, I have three choices: Wake up before the kids and get my run in early Wait until the kids crater around 3 and get the run in the afternoon Give myself a present and skip it My preference is option…

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Unbelievable Moment from Texas Stadium High School Football 1994

As I was on the tread mill this morning I saw this highlight.  I remember hearing about this.  So here is the situation there is a 1:30 left and Plano East is down to John Tyler by 10.  The play by play call is priceless. So coach what do you do? Correct, onside kick, score,…

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New SP1 for Data Protection Manager 2007

My buddy and fellow achievement point aficionado Jason just announced SP1 for DPM 2007 here: Why SP1 for DPM 2007 is cool  Here are some of the highlights for more information see the above link to Jason’s post. SQL Server now does 2008, can back up databases in parallel, and supports mirrored instances SharePoint got…

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IE December Out-of-Band Release Information and Webcasts

I just learned some more information and webcast links for security update MS08-078 that we released today.  This update addresses a new vulnerability allowing remote code execution in affected versions of Internet Explorer. MS08-078 has a maximum severity rating of Critical for all versions of Internet Explorer. This security update was released outside of the…

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FREE Xbox Live Arcade Game: Dash of Destruction

I just discovered that Doritos is sponsoring a free game called Dash of Destruction for download. The game is quite fun and I am sure my kiddos love it.  The game is a fun little racing game. From the website:  Doritos’ Dash of Destruction is a fun and fast-paced racing game. Blast your way through…

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MVP Contest Update and Results

As you may recall I announced a contest Keith and I were having for MVP’s and creating a  screencast that shows PHP integration with IIS.  Unfortunately we did not receive any entries. That’s right, 0, nada, zilch and for you developers entries = null.  This was a bit surprising to myself and Keith.  We are…

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Holiday Gift Giving Guide a TV interview on Windows Mobile Devices

Every so often you watch a TV show and think I know that person.  Well My buddy Zain, and believe or not the person who hired me for my first job in Texas got a great chance to do an interview on a Fox news station in Houston.  He talked about Windows Mobile Devices.  Check…

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Goofy Training Update — Starting to taper the distance

4 weeks to go and somewhere along the line I messed up the math in calculating my weeks left for the run.  I am 4 weeks out but somehow I have only 3 weeks left on the plan I have been planning.  So what to do, well I will just run a good week of…

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