Jim Jackson

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Getting nationalized health care: + $3,000,000,000,000.00 Socializing the United States of America: + $10,000,000,000,000.00 Tax Hike to 'Evil Rich People' to raise less than 20% of funds needed for health care: 5.4% Good documentation about how the new...
Posted: Jul 15 2009, 12:28 PM by axshon
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Small Person, Big Life
My friends and a few work associates know some of the details of my last trip to China to adopt my second daughter. While there my first adopted daughter, then 4 years old, got mysteriously sick. Very very sick. My wife and I spent a lot of time and obscene...
Posted: Apr 13 2009, 08:16 AM by axshon
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Link Like
As opposed to Link Love, that is... Here you go Oskar now stop calling me that... http://austegard.blogspot.com/ http://mo.notono.us JJ ;)
Posted: Feb 15 2008, 12:45 PM by axshon
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SQL Server Management Studio Double Vision
Took a second to realize what the heck was going on here. I think that this was due to a number of tries at installing VS 2008 and some MS BI tools and then uninstalling VS 05 and then putting it back. Everything still works but the UI looks like something...
Posted: Feb 11 2008, 01:26 PM by axshon
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Back in the Saddle
Back to the grind. Actually, I've been back to the grind for weeks but haven't been blogging due to time constraints. 2007 ended with a fender bender followed by my eldest daughter going to the hospital in East Podunk New Hampshire with 105 F fever and...
Good Day to be a Programmer
So I'm looking at all the new stuff that was just released and the things that are going to be released soon. It's a good time to be a programmer in the Microsoft way as long as you are aligning yourself appropriately with the stars. ASP.Net MVC So we...
Posted: Dec 10 2007, 08:52 AM by axshon
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What developers do when a VM goes awry
So my MOSS VM decided to spend an hour running a check disk and recovering bad sectors. This is a very unhappy time when you think of all the code you didn't check in yet... One of my daughters had requested a Dr. Seuss book for bedtime and I was in a...
Blood Sweat and Tears... Almost
So this is an inappropriate venue for this but its been on my mind a lot since my trip to China to adopt my second daughter. You've heard that we make things happen with blood, sweat and tears. Historic projects like the continental railroad come to mind...
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