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John Burgoon
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Garden House Foundation
Allotment house near Copenhagen - photo source unknown When Christy and I were in Denmark, we noticed small garden houses called "allotment gardens".  The history there is that one is "given" an allotment by the government for gardening - a practice common ...
Garden House Foundation
Garden House Foundation
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Brilliantly executed GMaps API with dxmaps. My ham geekiness is wiggling.
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Last Summer Planting Updates
Last summer was so busy that I did not do any writing.  Luckily, though, I did take some photos. One project was to plant some Dunstan chestnuts.  These are hybrid trees which are 1/16th Chinese chestnut, and 15/16 Dunstant chestnut, a tree that apparently ...
Last Summer Planting Updates
Last Summer Planting Updates
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Large Fish Tank removal
Earlier this year, I found a buyer for that giant 4' x 6' x 10' aquarium.  Empty we estimated the weight of the acrylic at 900#.  Fellow brought a large 26' truck.  All I had to do was remove a section of wall: The process was simple.  Chip away the mortar,...
Large Fish Tank removal
Large Fish Tank removal
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Dumbass Windows USB Fail Is Still There in Win 10
Windows 98 often failed to recognize USB devices.  Windows 8 and 8.1 had the same issue.  Alas, Windows 10 does it too. You'd think MicroShaft - or one of the automatons who work there - would be so embarrassed by this that they would attend to it.  Nope.  ...
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ColdFusion StrucktKeyExists()
OK today's commandment is simple: Thou Shalt Not Accidentally Place The Letter K in "StructKeyExists()".  If you spell it "StrucktKeyExists()", the server will suddenly stop generating the remainder of the page code.  You will begin to chew your fingernails...
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No Re-Do in Hell
I am utterly confident that Hell has hired the various Microsoft programmers as they die, and in so doing ensured that when we get there, we will be tasked with meaningless Dilbert-esque projects requiring plenty of keyboarding.  This in and of itself is of...
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What Revolution Looks Like At Its Beginning
I notice an oddity of living within times of historical change.  It can be tough to recognize what is happening.  Was the Dallas shooting some isolated nut job?  Was it a "domestic terrorist" act?  It occurs to me that in fact it is the beginning of what a ...
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A Reply From The Honorable Senator Dan Coats of Indiana
I recently wrote to Dan Coats and expressed deep concern that we must take strong steps to prevent weapons sales to terrorists and other dangerous individuals, but also demanded that we do so without compromising due process.  After about a week, I received...
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