Remaining Collection/Addiction #1: Books

I realized that in re-reading my last post I did not tell the whole story, and wanted to add a quick follow up to say where I am still struggling. I still have two collections/addictions that I am trying to come to terms with (1) books, and (2) board games...

Not Moving Sale

We would decide to try to move during the most difficult real estate market in recent memory.  It is depressing going to open houses just to find out the previous occupants have been evicted (or are in the process) – but the bank wants to make a quick deal,...

Microsoft Open Source Projects

Some say that Open Source != Microsoft, and that they are even polar opposites.  I disagree and this nice recap from the “Programming Resources’ blog basically proves that Microsoft Open Source Projects are alive and well.  Below are nine of the...

Habits of Highly Effective Brains

Many folks find themselves nowadays having to learn something new nearly every day – so keeping your brain in working order is quite important.  Over at “SharpBrains” they have a number of great recommendations.  I know first hand how much...

Sharpen the Saw for Developers

I have seen some lists to encourage developers to stay current with technology, but none as complete or innovative as this post from Scott Hanselman.  I'll only show a few of his ideas here (check out the full post for more great ones).  I don't know...
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