Doing It Like A Man

Needle artwork (and other stuff) made by a Man.

The 9/11 That Should Have Never Been

I’m very sad today. Because so many people have lost their lives. Not only in the 9/11 attacks. Something we all watched as it happened. None of it fake. All of it real. Also for the loss since then in wars related to it. Three thousand people died on 9/11  (https://goo.gl/4jzU8b) and as a consequence…

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Booklist and Other Stuffs.

I’ve been struggling to describe my politics. I think this is a start. I also think it’s something others might be interested in. So, I’m going to share it here. I know this started as a way to blog about my journey in needle works. It’s obviously changed/morphed. So here it goes. Here is my reading list…

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Antsle – Private Cloud Device – Review & Expanding Windows Volumes

First this device is awesome and is invaluable (worth every penny) if you are doing development of any kind these days. Many of my deployments these days are to Windows based retail point of sale systems. Integrations mostly. I’ve been running a Windows Server 2008 R2 on my MacBook Pro using VMWare Fusion. This has…

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Tonight’s final debate…

I have many friends who have strong opinions about which of these party leaders should be president. An overall majority of whom are following a Democratic party line by standing with Hillary Clinton. A thin minority who are either solidly behind or kind-of-behind Trump.   I was asked by a friend about tonight’s debate. Many…

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So, I did this!

Yes! I did it! The ride was beautiful. If a bit chilly. My ColdGear was invaluable! Lots of water stops and in the last 10 miles I must have stopped every 3 to stretch. The last 5 miles was the hardest. (original post: http://wp.me/p58XNs-4h) Everyone was there at the end. Even those that could only…

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So, I’m doing this!

Sacramento Century Challenge So, I’m doing a metric century this weekend. (10/1/2016) I’ve been training consistently on the bike since August 1st (3 days a week). I’ve brought my old trainer, Becky, out of trainer-retirement to help me with an additional 2 core-workouts a week for the last month. I completed my first real 34…

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Estonian Dream Shawl, take one…

Got this one started! Using Artyarns Milano crimson  pattern is by Judy Marples. Not many mistakes to go back for this time. (Knock on wood)

Fatal Force…

I’m a little disturbed by some data I found… I thought I would be wrong. I am not wrong. We should all be listening to *some* of the noise media is making about police killings in America. Thanks Washington Post for making some of the assumptions I had been making, more concrete. [https://goo.gl/z9ZbRk]   Yes,…

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Facebook advertising…

Something I’ve learned through observation. They don’t know yet that you have actually bought the item they are advertising to you. Good example: I bought the Estonian Dreams pattern and yarn from Craftsy about a week ago. However, they have not stopped showing me this pattern. I welcome the day when the retailer can ‘thank’…

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New beginnings, and a new place to roost!

It’s a time of new beginnings. Our new Starbucks location opened this morning. While we didn’t make it in time to make the ‘first purchase’. I did make it to sit and work this morning. While the location is smaller, which I have come to expect with SB drive thru’s. It is comfortable and well…

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