Author Archives: sidwing

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Just leaving this right here:

There are currently 655 retired members of congress with a total annual pension cost of $36,136,356.00 and an approximate Social Security benefit cost of $16,375,000.00 There are currently 535 members in the house and senate […]

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Just because I keep “losing” this…

I keep misplacing where I put this fun little diddy – so I am posting it somewhere where I can easily find it. Sharp Pointy Daggers andBroadswords for slashing.Spears that pierce chainmailand Axes for hacking.Big […]

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HTML5 and Required Form Fields

So… While “reviewing” a bunch of my old “HTML5” training stuff – I came upon this little “gotcha” (as well as a decent – if not sneaky – fix for it). HTML5 allows us to […]

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Thought Collections

Just needed to “capture” this – as it is from a long dead Blog I once ran and I did not want it to get lost.——————— They’re just names… On paper… On the news… On […]

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Why is medical insurance so high?

So…In the middle of July, I visited my doctor’s office. I had to do this in order to get refills for my blood pressure medications. Understandable. We do standard checks of pulse, weight, height, temperature, […]

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“Activism”

OK – As a general rule, people: 1) “Activists” don’t care about “history” – if it doesn’t fit their agenda.2) “Activists” don’t care about accuracy of information – if it doesn’t fit their agenda.3) “Activists” […]

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Erasing History

Do people honestly think that by hiding, removing, erasing, demonizing historical items – that you can change the ACTUAL past? Or are they simply looking for ANOTHER thing to be “offended” by? Personally – I […]

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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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