January 2009 archive

Michigan: Summer’s Almost Here

Summer’s almost here in Michigan…we can now see the deer moving around. Yep, won’t be long.

The Birds and the Bee’s and Jewelry?

The Michigan Wife

Three men were sitting together bragging about how they had given their new wives duties. The first man had married a woman from Ohio and had told her that she was going to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, but on the third day he came home to see …

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Disposition of Sensitive Information

[Abstract] The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of the article entitled “Disposition Of Sensitive Automated Information” as the author understands this article. Also included within this document is an explanation of how disk encryption can help to protect the information on that disk in the event it was lost or stolen. …

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Saving a Life

There is an ongoing research study showing that the following photos have been taken to identify major causes of traffic accidents. I’m applying for a government grant to study this problem further. Wish me luck. “If it only saves one life…”

Significant Failures

Wine vs. Water

To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine… and those who don’t: As Ben Franklin said: In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria. In a number of carefully controlled trials, scientists have demonstrated that if we drink 1 liter of water each day, at the end …

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Spanish Words of the Day

1. Cheese The teacher told Pepito to use the word cheese in a sentence. Pepito Replies: ‚ÄúMaria likes me, but cheese fat.‚Äù 2. Mushroom When all of my family get in the car, there’s not mushroom. 3. Shoulder My fren wanted to become a citizen but she didn’t know how to read so I shoulder. …

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Definition of “Surprise”

Seattle, Washington

I’m in Seattle, Washington for a few days on a business trip. While here I decided to go take a look at the fish market and the space needle. Here are a couple photos I took of those places.