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My Tech Certifications – A History

I don’t as a rule chase technical certifications. As a technical person who’s been mucking about with computers since around 1981, and as someone who has been on the hiring side of the desk, certifications are similar to some college … Continue reading

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Media Bubbles

Back when I was first starting out in life on my own, I read the Reader’s Digest. Initially for the jokes and Word Power and some articles that piqued my interest. As I expanded my reading to newspapers (Washington Post … Continue reading

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Career Day

In thinking about the last 40 years of me being in the workforce, I thought about the reasons for change or even leaving the company. Marine Corps Reserve Signed up as a grunt in the 10th grade with parental permission, … Continue reading

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Colonoscopy Time!

Per all the recommendations, it’s something that really should be done starting at age 50 and earlier if you have family history. I just had mine done and I’m 6 months away from 60. One of the problems I’ve had … Continue reading

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How’d You Get So Lucky?

I spend a bit of time on various forums and some posts are thought provoking and I try to be honest and thoughtful about my responses. I pulled into a gas station and parked her under the canopy to wait … Continue reading

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My Inspiration to Learn and Play Guitar

Samantha, Rita, and Jeanne 🙂 Here’s why: I’ve been in to music since I was very young. My Mom had a lot of old albums like The Ink Spots, Marty Robbins Gunfighter Ballads (the pink album), and several crooners. My … Continue reading

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Documentation And Side Projects

Years ago I started off working in military (Military Policeman, Graphic Artist, and then Typesetter). From a personal perspective, I picked up a Timex/Sinclair Z80 computer. It needed a cassette player to save data to cassette and plug into a … Continue reading

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Income/Bill Forecasting

Currently I have a Spreadsheet that contains the normal bills I have plus income and lets me know how much I have. Part of this is to tell me how much I can put into my credit card bill for … Continue reading

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Master Bedroom Update

When we went to Prague a couple of years back, I was struck by the art of Alphonse Mucha. His work was done around the end of the 1800’s, early 1900’s and I found I really liked the, well the … Continue reading

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Photo Site Updated

Personally I’d rather manage my own photos. I’ve been doing it for some time and have some 30,000 or so files (most are pictures) on the http://schelin.org site. Mainly I’ve just been putting the pictures on my local server and … Continue reading

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