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Douglas Rehfeldt
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Read this for the origin of USA's Memorial Day holiday. Today is a solemn one for me, a day of reflection and memories. It's disgusting to see the holiday turned into a celebration of retail sales. 
Written by: Ben Becker What we now know as Memorial Day began as “Decoration Day” in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. Civil War. It was a tradition initiated by former slaves to celebrate emancipationand commemorate those who died for that cause. These days, Memorial Day is arranged as a day “without politics”—a general ...
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What was I thinking?

#bbq #barbecue 
VILLANOVA, PA—Confirming that it is the single most frequent thought on fathers’ minds, a study released Monday by researchers at Villanova University found that the average dad thinks about sealing in meat’s juices between four and five hours per day.
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Find out about the "Internet of Things" and how it affects you. 

#IoT
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Here is a video on plants that #gardening types may find interesting.  I liked it.

http://video.pbs.org/video/2338524490/
A world where plants communicate, co-operate and, sometimes, wage all-out war.
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Be part of the millions of people taking action for America’s PrepareAthon!

Register today at http://go.usa.gov/3CZZR.

#PrepareAthon
America���s PrepareAthon! is a nationwide, community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions and exercises conducted at the national level every fall and spring.
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Awesome science. 
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Have you seen the new 1040RLYEZ form? There are just TWO lines:

[ ] How much did you make last year?
[ ] Send it in.

#taxday
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The fix is simple. Don't buy any vehicle from General Motors. 
Congratulations! You just bought a new Chevy, GMC, or Cadillac. You really like driving it. And it's purchased, not leased, and all paid off with no liens, so it's all yours... isn't it? Well, no, ...
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Better living with chemicals? Maybe not. 
Though sometimes you just can't wait to rip the tags off that new shirt and wear it out for the world to see, you also may've had that moment of, "I should probably wash this before I wear it... oh...
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Facebook decides that it's a good idea to start making secret laws, create international courts that can overturn your country's policies if they endanger foreign businesses, install unbreakable digital locks on your computer, make it illegal to make MP3's for your smartphone from the music album you bought and make it illegal to create funny YouTube videos that use movie pictures or short sound clips along with a wild range of other more complex attacks on your privacy and ability to speak and act online.  What is this crazy thing they're supporting and why haven't you heard of it yet?  Welcome to the TPP, the trade agreement nobody wants you to talk about: https://www.eff.org/issues/tpp
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I'm a dirty nerd who sharpens the business cutting edge one bit at a time when I'm not gardening or tinkering.
Introduction
I'm interested in solving problems and challenging the limits of a system or device through analysis, testing, or just plain tinkering.  Technology is a passion of mine when it enhances our lives and business potential.  I'm also respectful of our complex natural systems.
Education
  • Constant Self-study
    present
    “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
  • Continuing Education
    Horticulture, present
    I feel that it's important to balance one's professional learning with something in a completely different field, and for me it's about growing plants for food and fun. Besides, the complex natural systems are very intriguing.
  • Continuing Education
    Information Technology, present
    Learning never stops for me. I keep abreast of current trends in technology and related fields, and it's impact on business and our societies.
  • Numerous Technical
  • Hard Knocks
  • Several Traditional
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Working with heterogeneous, virtualized, and diverse networking technologies to sharpen the business cutting edge and enhance personal lifestyles.
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Employment
  • Public and Private Sectors
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I've been called all kinds of names.