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This Blog For Sale
I come cheap! ;-) I guess I need to get back to writing. My blog is worth $3,951.78.How much is your blog worth? One week later, my blog is now worth $7,339.02. Yippie ......

Posted On Monday, October 31, 2005 11:16 AM

Nautical Terminology: Sideboys
Sideboys are a part of the Quarterdeck ceremonies when an important person or Officer arrives on board or departs a ship. Large ships have sideboys detailed to the quarterdeck from 0800 to sunset. When the side is piped by the Boatswain's Mate of the Watch (BMOW), from two to eight sideboys, depending on the rank of the Officer, will form a passageway at the gangway. They salute on the first note of the pipe and drop their salute together on the last note. In the days of sail, it was not uncommon ......

Posted On Thursday, October 13, 2005 5:45 PM

Microsoft World Domination - Total Control Edition
Remember this? For those of you who do, you may recall how everyone figured that Microsoft would squash every other software company and there would be No Other Software But Microsoft. This was the type of attitude that helped create the Open Source Software (OSS) movement -- kind of like Flower Power for computers. OSS seemed great until the big boys saw money to be made, and have been elbowing in ever since. The Anybody But Microsoft (ABM) people run as a subset to the OSS group. They want nothing ......

Posted On Friday, October 7, 2005 11:56 AM

Aggregated VB Feeds

Long time no post -- but something interesting has emerged in the VB world.  I have been working mostly in C#, when I have time to do any programming, but the new VB Feeds site has quite a few familiar names.  Check it out to find the latest posts from everyone VB.

The mojo is rising!

Posted On Monday, October 3, 2005 6:28 PM

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