This One Is For All You Parents Out There

Yesterday my very dear friend was at his son’s football game.  He got so excited when his son scored his first touchdown, he forgot he was supposed to be filming.  I fell out laughing listening to him scream. Please enjoy….. [View:]


A Day Late and A Dollar Short

I know I’m almost a week late with this, but I do have bid a fond farewell and to Dennis Ritchie, the father of C and Unix.  For many years I was a Unix System Administrator and developer.  I even saved copies of scripts I’ve written because I was so proud. ***Total Nerd Moment*** Thank…


Moment of Silence Part III

Dear Fred Shuttlesworth, Because of you and people like you people like me have the right to vote.  We can live where we want.  We can eat and sit where we want.  Our schools are integrated.  The laws of this land protect our rights now.  You fought for people like me and we can never repay you…


Moment of Silence Part II

Dear Steve Jobs, I was first exposed to Apple computers in middle school.  In college I was always in the Mac lab.  My first job out of college I standardized my entire department on Macintosh computers and I administered a Power Mac server.  When I first joined Microsoft friends used to tease me and say…


And Now for a Moment of Silence…..

Tonight my worst fear was confirmed –  OK so not my absolute worst fear but, still disappointing news.  There’s been a lot of speculation in the press that this was going to be the direction that Microsoft was taking, but I still hoped it wasn’t true. This weekend it all came to a head for…


I’ve Been Plagiarized

This morning I woke up to discover that someone took the blog I posted yesterday about creating custom ringtones for Windows Phone 7.5/Mango and reposted it on their blog, word for word as if my words were theirs – You know who you are.  While I appreciate that people find the information I provide to…


Created My First Custom Ringtone for Windows Phone 7.5 – You Can Too!

I really should be working, but I needed to figure this out.  I don’t think I’ll ever pay for a ringtone again. What I used: Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 w/SP1 – – This is a free download.  No need to pay for Pro unless you need advanced features. DRM free audio file – can be…


I Got Mango Today – Here’s What I Like and What I Don’t (As Much)

OK I am so excited that I got the ‘Mango’ (Windows Phone 7.5) release on my phone today.  I am absolutely loving it!  I believe that Microsoft finally has a phone that not only can compete but can take market share from iPhone and Android.  I really should be working right now but I can’t…


Tip for All You Current and Future Windows Phone 7 Users

I apologize if I’m late in sharing this info, but I’ve managed to destroy two phones in a row and each time I replaced my phone I had to spend at least an hour or two re-installing apps that I purchased using my phone.  How did I destroy two phones you ask?  I have a…


Job Fair Thursday, August 18 – Chicago

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