Month: August 2007

Barbeque: Smoked Pork

This weekend I smoked a 7 pound pork shoulder.  This to me is just about the most perfect lazy daddy meal for the weekend barbeque.  It was good, it was fairly easy, and best of all, we have left overs so I’ve got my lunch...

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Sub-Prime Mortgage Market

I’ve been involved with the sub-prime mortgage industry for about 10 years, and recently got out of the industry right before the big fall.  With all the press that has been going on recently, how could I not chime in with...

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Raising Chickens

I recently purchased chickens as a project for my daughter and I to raise as a way of teaching her a bit about how food goes from the farm to the dinner table. We’re not planning on using them for meat, but the thought of...

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Camping with Kids

I just got back from camping last week with my wife and daughter.  It was great except for the bears, coyotes and southern California wildfires. Not that I’m complaining at all, but it was probably not the best camping...

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Book Review: The Millionaire Next Door

The Millionaire Next Doorby Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko Read more about this title… I thought I would start this blog with a book review. One of the best books I ever read was called The Millionaire Next Door. It...

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SharePoint 2007–SPS3 protocol

When setting up search content sites, sometimes you’ll see in the default content source (Local SharePoint) that there is a sps3://servername already in the list. The SPS3 protocol handler uses a web services call (using...

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