Continuous Partial Attention Wiki

I’m not 100% certain whether or not Linda Stone coined the term “Continuous Partial Attention” but she has certainly been shedding light on the cause and probable effects of this growing trend. The Continuous Partial Attention Wiki is an interesting resource if you want to learn more about what is sure to impact any of … Continue reading Continuous Partial Attention Wiki

Endless Pool Fastlane in a Salt Water Pool – Issue

So I had a pool installed this year. The pool opened on Memorial day and all was good. Included in the pool was something I’ve been working toward for about 10 years, an Endless Pool system. This particular system is called a “Fastlane” and it’s intended to be installed in a normal pool. i.e. the … Continue reading Endless Pool Fastlane in a Salt Water Pool – Issue

Carnival Legend Cruise through Western Carribean 2009

*Note to Facebook folks – there are a lot of pictures that won’t make it into the facebook note. Please click on the link to see them.* It took me a while to organize the pictures that I wanted to post along with this blog entry. Back in November Michelle and I took a cruise … Continue reading Carnival Legend Cruise through Western Carribean 2009

Memory leak issue for RIM Blackberry Devices – Especially 8830

*** Update May 8, 2009 *** Verizon finally did see fit to release the OS 4.5 update and, so far, it appears that it is addressing the issue for us. We set a date of May 15 (approximately 3 weeks after upgrading) as our “OK Date”. This means that folks in our pilot group would … Continue reading Memory leak issue for RIM Blackberry Devices – Especially 8830

My Affiliations and Causes to which I contribute materially

I was doing my taxes and realized that, aside from the zillions of sorry, sad causes that I’m forced to support through my tax dollars (bailouts of the irresponsible from Wall Street to Main Street, domestic spying, “wars” on everything from drugs to fatty foods) I am giving my support to more and more causes … Continue reading My Affiliations and Causes to which I contribute materially

Christmas Canon (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)

Without question, one of my favorite musical pieces (I know, I know, I’m not very original liking Pachelbel’s Canon, so sue me), these “Trans-Siberian Orchestra” versions are two of my staple Christmas musical pieces. Both are based on the same piece yet both bring unique beauty to a genre that is brimming with magnificence. And … Continue reading Christmas Canon (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)