Archive for July, 2007

Jul 15 2007

Moving my cats to North Carolina

One of the things I’ve worried most about is how to move my 3 cats to North Carolina next summer. I found a post today on lifehacker today that’s really going to help: Plan a pet-friendly route with PetsWelcome.com. At petswelcome.com they have tips on How to move with your pet and a Route Planner […]

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Jul 15 2007

I’d like a number 1 and a number 3, please

Published by under Gadgets

From the LA Times: the top 10 electronic features people want in cars Number 1 is an embedded, hands-free phone system and number 3 is an emergency call function. And if I was to take anything else (or all) of the list, I’d definitely want a number 4 – theft recovery – to make sure […]

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Jul 10 2007

Of all the things I heard in the news today, this pisses me off the most

Published by under Miscellaneous

White House Is Accused of Putting Politics Over Science Former Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona told a Congressional committee today that top officials in the Bush administration repeatedly tried to weaken or suppress important public health reports because of political considerations. Dr. Carmona, who served as surgeon general from 2002 to 2006, said White House […]

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Jul 08 2007

T minus 365 days and counting?

Two days ago I had a birthday, not a major milestone or anything, those days have come and gone. This birthday, however, puts me within one year of being eligible to retire. It’s optional, not mandatory (I’m not that old), but the word “option” is scary. It means it’s my choice and there are so many factors […]

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Jul 08 2007

Two more Expression Web Tutorials – Formatting fields in an ASP.NET GridView

Published by under Expression Web

These are on formatting fields in an ASP.Net GridView: Formatting number fields in an ASP.NET GridView (Currency & Percents) and How to format a Telephone Number field in an ASP.NET GridView This was a tough one, but I found the help I needed at Dev::Blog.

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Jul 07 2007

Expression Web training is available online

Published by under Expression Web

Cheryl Wise, Microsoft MVP for FrontPage, teaches an online Expression Web course. The next session begins on July 8, 2007, and registration is open now.

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Jul 04 2007

Three new tutorials for using Access databases in Expression Web

Published by under Expression Web

After getting my local configuration issues straightened out with the help of a few MVPs (thanks Dave, Juan & Cowboy), I am finally able to start writing some tutorials on using Access Databases in Expression Web. The first three are up on my web site: How to create a search form field and pass the […]

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Jul 03 2007

Are you Linkedin?

Published by under Miscellaneous

I am, as of tonight. I was on a conference call last night with people from SupportSpace and more than half of them were Linkedin and said I should do it too. The neat feature is that it goes through my address books and lets me know who’s also LinkedIn. I’ve already had two invitations […]

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Jul 01 2007

The Voice of Support – Show 13: The MVP Program In-Depth (Part 2 of 4)

Published by under Microsoft,MVP Program

In this segment you will learn about the MVP web site and where to find MVPs in the technology you are interested in. My MVP Lead, April Spence, is one of the people interviewed for this segment. April and Ben Miller, a former MVP lead, talk about the impact MVPs can have on Microsoft products, […]

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Jul 01 2007

Cheap Ways to Get Into an Airline Club

Published by under Miscellaneous

At SmartMoney: Increased consumer demand, overbooking and fewer flights have created a perfect storm for travelers, warns airline expert Terry Trippler, owner of TripplerTravel.com. “The system is wound so tightly that any delay or problem sparks a domino effect,” he says. If you’re getting bumped, or volunteering to give up your seat, ask for access […]

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