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Happy Valentines Day

Dear Wendy,                 Do you remember that book we read called the “Wednesday Letters?”  Maybe I’ll follow a tradition of the Valentine’s Day letters.  I wrote one last year.  I’ll write another one this year.  Maybe I’ll write more frequently, but I’ll at least try to do that much.                 I love you so much more now than I did… Read more →

Cool Google Maps Imagery

(12:02:24 PM) Brian Kramer:,-95.677068&sspn=39.320439,60.205078&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Rugdeveien+39,+5097+Bergen,+Hordaland,+Norway&ll=60.360883,5.369267&spn=0.001502,0.003675&t=h&z=18&layer=c&cb(12:03:34 PM) Brian Kramer: go to street view and that, and they are on the left… go down the street and they start chasing the truck Read more →

Happy Valentines Day

I feel tremendously lucky to have found you.  Several years ago I could never have imagined the happiness I feel today.  I’m experiencing a level of joy that I didn’t know was possible.  The scope of my happiness has totally changed.  I feel like I do very little work for how much benefit, happiness and stability I get back from our… Read more →

Wendy’s Biggest Loser Food Challenge Dream? I dunno…

Last night Wendy sleepily put her arms halfway around me, opened her eyes halfway and said: Wendy:  “Huck, huck.” Ben:  “What?  Did you just say, ‘huck, huck?’” Wendy:  “Yeah, it’s what it says on your screen.” Ben<perplexed>:  “What’s screen?” Wendy<with the slightest bit of annoyance>:  “Your screen, not mine.” Ben<now laughing>:  “Wendy, what are you talking about.” Wendy:  “It’s your food… Read more →

The Christmas Spirit

Ben (11:42:31 AM): scott is saying that a job that refreshes a materialized view is missing.  how do those jobs get destroyed?  do they manually have to be deleted?Ben (11:42:46 AM): or would the job be destroyed if i had manually refreshed a mview.James (11:43:25 AM): I’m not sure why it would be missingBen (11:45:01 AM): it better not have… Read more →

Ben’s 31 birthday!

Ben turned 31 on Tuesday November 17th. His family celebrated on the previous Sunday. They made a yummy dinner with salmon and veggies and for dessert his sister Holland made Swedish pancakes, which he loves! I have come to find out you cannot substitue whole wheat flour for white, which I like to do. Also he will not eat brown… Read more →