Monthly Archives: August 2007

See and Be Seen

This past weekend, Stu and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend our friends’, Brian and Ellen, annual “See and Be Seen” shindig.  The premise of the party is to bring or contribute something related to one’s unique talents to “be … Continue reading

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Mazda 3 Damaged

As I left my apartment this morning to head to work, I walked through the parking lot towards my car and saw this: Fucking brilliant!  Thanks a bunch for that one.  It happens, I know, and thankfully the person had left a … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Warning: If you haven’t read book 5 and haven’t seen the movie, this post contains minor spoilers! Meaghan and I went to see the new Harry Potter movie last night at the Regal theatre on TV highway.  I have had four … Continue reading

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Null-Coalescing Operator

While at a rather disappointing MSDN event yesterday, I came across one gem of C# 3.0 candy in the form of a null-coalescing operator.  This is basically a short-cut for the oft seen: string emailAddress = parsedValue != null ? parsedValue … Continue reading

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Dinner and Wine- Celebrating the Date

Last night, Meaghan and I had a wonderful meal out at Stanfords.  August 8th was the anniversary of my first marriage eight years ago.  After talking about it Meaghs and I decided we wanted to do something special on that day not … Continue reading

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Hugging kitties

…and here we were afraid the new kitties might not get along!  Ever since we introduced Lucy into our home, she and Dougal have become the best of friends.  There were a few learning experiences for Dougal who sometimes doesn’t know his … Continue reading

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Using Anonymous Method Predicates to Search Lists

I use System.Collections.Generic.List all over the place.  Generics are a couple of years out of date and most people are done with them in terms of cool factor, but that doesn’t in any way detract from the coolness they add to … Continue reading

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