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Picard - like a bald boss. :)
 
Hairdos will make all the difference. Check it out. 
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To all the wonderful fathers in my life, I hope you have a wonderful #FathersDay ! :D
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Whoops, didn't see this to say "thanks!". :)
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Any one care to guess who made which? :) Because I always find them almost as interesting, I've also included the palettes. Thanks again, Sweetheart! I had a great day with you!
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Gee, thanks +Google! I mean, I liked the music WE were playing better, but I guess this #AutoAwesome is nice too. :)
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lol, looks it, eh? :)
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To all of the wonderful mothers in my life - Happy Mothers Day!!! And THANK YOU for all that you do!
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Happy Mother's Day Sis!!! Love you tons!!!!!
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Home made sweet & sour orange chicken, home made pork fried chicken, and home made (imitation) crab rangoons! Not too bad, and WAY better than the time I made tuna rangoons. :)
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Pork fried chicken is me being up really really late, and not posting this until that point. :) Let's just say that no pigs were harmed. :)
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Mmm... Pork wrapped in more pork... Arrrghhhh........
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Okay :) no worries :)
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To all the wonderful Lucas' out there who are one year old (Hmm, there may be only one...) - HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Also, we just got off the phone with Matt, and he said, and I quote: "CONGRATULATIONS LUCAS!" in regards to this most auspicious annual event. :)
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Oh, good! Thanks!!!
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I'm SO lucky to have framly (friends/family) like this. :)
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#PSA  for anyone who doesn't like losing their photos!!!

+Google has released their newest (but still old, since it was basically ripped outta +Google+ whole cloth) service - #Photos ! Most of it is exactly what you've come to expect of the Photos part of G+, but in addition to the minor tweaks, it also makes it easier to share your photos with services BEYOND Google+ (but who DOES that? ;p).

That said, I've actually buried the lead — Today, Google has saved untold trillions of photos (not to mention eons of video) in the future. Today, they have announced FREE UNLIMITED *FULL QUALITY PHOTO BACKUPS. FOREVER. (the caveat being that the photos are a maximum resolution of 16 megapixels, and video of up to 1080p (though I bet we'll see the latter bumped up to 4k within 2 years))

So, with that, I HIGHLY suggest you get the new photos app (+Androidhttps://goo.gl/tvrK6I #Applehttps://goo.gl/y1nlTy and #Windowshttps://photos.google.com/apps), and let it roll on all of your devices!
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Just under the wire - got Mewtwo registered for AND used some coins to get Earth Bound! #LifeIsGood .
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The New York Times runs a great article on one way our society might survive the coming robot fueled job shortage - +IBM Watson may not be amused!

Wow, a REALLY good article from the +The New York Times on the coming issue of job replacement by AI/Robots, and how it will exacerbate our current #incomeinequality  issue. And I see no reason it won't be a problem - horse & buggy drivers may have gotten a new job with the advent of the car, but what happened to the horse? We're the next horses in my opinion, and while a few of us will still have jobs, much of what we need people for now will be done via AI/Robotics. It's an issue that we're just really starting to see strong evidence of today in such things as long haul driving (how long do you think long haul truckers will last once autonomous cars are the method de jour?). Heck - we even have burger makers that will make your food for you, exactly the way you ask for it. Even if you want a hybrid pork/turkey/beef burger!

The solution? #GuaranteedBasicIncome . And it's notable to me because this is the first major mention of that solution in such a main line medium that I've seen. It's interesting to watch it track across the zeitgeist.

With all that said, I think the important thing here is that we're all MUCH closer to getting our robot butlers. In the mean time, I guess we can always have #DJRoomba  (https://youtu.be/pXhsUPtsiLU).
We need a future where the robots benefit all of us, not just the rich.
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Well, I was born in 1983, I had an amazing son in '05, got married to my beautiful & talented wife and I love my job.
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Have a wonderful kid, a beautiful wife, and a great family. :)
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IT Systems Administrator, Information Security Coordinator and Data Processor
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  • Five Maples
    IT Systems Administrator, Information Security Coordinator and Data Processor, 2014 - present
  • Mailrite, Inc.
    Network Admin/IT/Data Processor, 2007 - 2014
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    Night Shift General Manager, 2004 - 2006
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I've been here many times over the years, and I was always very happy. I have fond memories of coming here in my early adulthood. It's the first place I ever tried General Tso's for crying out loud! Sadly, the last 3 or 4 times I've been here (all over the course of about a year, maybe two), it's been very disappointing. The food is stale, the service is iffy, and the whole experience isn't worth the price. What does it say about a place like this when the soups aren't even warm? Not hot, mind you, I'd settle for warm! When I left this time I made sure to tell the hostess that we would not be coming back again, and I just wanted to save others the effort and disappointment. Should the owner see this and wish to reach out to me, I'm happy to discuss it, though I don't think there's anything to be done to change it.
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Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
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reviewed 8 months ago
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
The food is OK (not great, not poor), the prices are a LITTLE high, but the real issue is that it takes FOREVER to get served there. I'm not sure where in the staff the issue lies, but it's kept me away from there for years at a time.
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My wife & I went here just a few short days ago for a second honeymoon. Suffice it to say, when we walked into our room, we were floored. Between the sitting room out front, the spacious 2 person shower (a REAL two person shower, with two shower heads!), the jacuzzi RIGHT NEXT TO THE BED, the gorgeous bay windows & the gas fireplace (which was understandably non-functional in the summer heat), it was more than I expected for their "Standard" rooms (as opposed to their more impressive named rooms). During our three days & two nights there we interacted with a number of the staff, and without fail they were friendly & we really felt that they would do whatever they could to make our stay more enjoyable (this was put to the test when we came up empty handed after thinking we'd packed a cork screw - thankfully, they were able to come through for us. :) They did offer free wifi, but if it's something that matters to you, make sure to ask to be put in a room close to the access point, as they seemed to only have one, and I suspect that rooms much further away from it than ours would have tough time getting a signal. And note that in the area cell phone service can be anywhere from spotty to non-existent. I'm a VERY picky sleeper. I have a bit of a bad back, and generally have a tough time sleeping anywhere that's not home. I found the beds to be firm (which is not, by itself a bad thing - I personally prefer a firm mattress to a soft one), and slept like a baby, which, again, is rare for me. All in all, a really great time, with wonderful people. We'll be going back again. As for the other negative reviews, not sure what happened, but I'm happy to say that our experience was nothing like that. Also, if you're hungry, make sure to check out the Red Parka Steakhouse & Pub. We went for dinner one night, and nachos the next day. Great fare! And right next door is the Vintage Baking Co. The owner (I think) is VERY knowledgeable about breads & wines. I can't speak for the Tompsion House, as we waited there for 10 minutes before finally walking out after not being even acknowledged (this was with tables open, and everything - they just couldn't be troubled to even seat us let alone serve us). Edit - For some reason, my paragraph seperations arn't showing up, so this looks like a wall of text. My apologies. TL, DR - Great place, great people, go there now! :)
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reviewed a year ago
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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