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August 24, 2014

This last week, we took our eldest daughter off to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. This marks a significant milestone for both her and us as parents. She has total control of her choices with little required …

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The Internet Never Forgets

May 5, 2013
Posting Something You Should Not

An elephant never forgets? Forget that. Try getting something pulled off-line when you really need it to go away. As you will quickly find out, it is nearly impossible to remove information completely off of …

Packet Loss on a Microsoft Surface Tablet Running Windows 8

May 3, 2013 2 Comments
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I jumped headlong into testing the Microsoft Surface Pro tablet by turning in my corporate laptop. Being an IT professional, I get attached to the computers I use regularly. I hate to admit it, but …

Read this before you publish Blog Posts in Word 2013!

May 1, 2013 One Comment
Word 2013 New Document Screen

My last post briefly outlined the steps to publish a blog post with Word 2013. Microsoft Word makes a very good tool for creating and publishing blog posts, but once you publish the post you …

Everything Needs Maintenance, Even a Blog

April 29, 2013
Doing some cleaning on your blog

It is been my general experience that many auto mechanics typically have cars that run in less than ideal condition. IT professionals often have computers and websites that are similarly plagued with less than ideal …

Using Microsoft Word 2013 to Publish Blog Posts

April 27, 2013
Start a New Document in Word 2013

A while ago, I wrote a post about using Microsoft Word 2007 and Live Writer as a blog writer and publisher. I have always written all of my posts in Microsoft Word but manually copied …

Training Often Gets Forgotten in the Rush to Release The New

April 24, 2013
UserTrouble

When I was early in my career, I often aggressively rolled out new systems and applications with minimal planning or rigorous testing.  Some very serious lessons were learned during those times about the importance of …