Monthly Archives: January 2009

Obama’s Inaugural Address review and thoughts

My fellow citizens:This threw me off here, historically the addresses always started ‘My Fellow Americans", what is this implying?  It seems immigration and those who don’t hold citizenship are not welcome with this little departure from tradition with a tighter … Continue reading

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Welcome to the big time Pres Obama – Quik note

Not to be part of the wall to wall coverage of the events of my nation’s transition of power, as you can’t get away from it if you try, I want to get out some very quick and brief points … Continue reading

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Home Alone, plus one

One of the issues with living in our modern world is how having kids impact everything.  200 years ago my major concern would be revolving around hunting buffalo and gathering animal skins or woodworking and woodcraft depending on which limb of … Continue reading

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Windows Live Spaces Updates Have Users Feeling Cold and In the Dark

Windows Live Spaces team has been changing things around here quite a bit over the past 3 months.  It is part of an overall Windows Live initiative to improve all of Windows Live’s products, Hotmail, Calendar, Spaces, Groups etc.  As … Continue reading

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Russia-Ukraine pipeline drama, playing politics with people’s lives

Beginning January 1st Russia halted gas pipeline shipments to the Ukraine by shutting down supplies.  This outage was in response to Russia’s insistence Ukraine had been siphoning off fuel for re-sale or its own usage, a claim Ukraine emphatically denies.  … Continue reading

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