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Working with old frameworks – Fusebox 4 & 5

So – I am responsible for maintaining a legacy application that runs on ColdFusion with Fusebox 4. My Team Lead wanted to move the application to Fusebox 5 – to bring us up to the […]

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Presidential Alert

Because I am seeing SO much in my feed that is complete, over-the-top, conspiracy theory – let me just throw a few things out there: 1) Our current POTUS did not design/implement the Presidential Alert […]

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Not Rocket Science – Part Deux

In one of my previous articles – “Some things should, simply, NOT BE ROCKET SCIENCE!” – I described the “controversy” surrounding the burial of my grandmother.  After my second trip to Vermont (due to some mis-communications/misunderstandings of […]

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The New (old) Military Transgender Policy

I will probably lose a large number of people from my “friends list” but – here goes: Total Active Duty Military (all branches): 1,281,900 (2017 estimates) Total Reserve members (all branches): 801,200 (2017 estimates) Total […]

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Some things should, simply, NOT BE ROCKET SCIENCE!

Some things just shouldn’t be rocket science. Burying a loved one is one of those things…

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2016 Election – How did we get here?

I’ve heard a lot of “protesters”, pundits, and commentators over the last few days – all asking the same (albeit rhetorical) question: “How did we get HERE?!?!?” After reading through the plethora of social media […]

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Voting – and “Civic Duty”

Yesterday – while wandering through various posts from some of my friends on Facebook – I saw one of my friends had posted that he wasn’t going to vote. Because: “I don’t want to.”  My […]

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Government takes back enlistment bonuses???

SO – Some National Guard recruiters pull some shady dealings on a few enlistment contracts – and NOW (10 Years Later) – the government decides that ALL the contracts “must be” shady – so they […]

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WordPress

I am still “figuring out” this whole “WordPress” system.  It sure has become a LOT more powerful than when I first looked at it a couple of years ago.  I think I can see a […]

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Let’s Jump Right In!

For those who don’t know me – I suppose you would put me in the box marked “Conservative” – although I prefer to simply think of myself as human.  I don’t “fit” any real “political […]

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