A few of you have already heard this. This is an acoustic (mostly acoustic) recording of a song I wrote earlier this year. It is part of a collection of 12 songs I’m putting together for a CD project. The plan was to release it prior to the December. We are close. The goal now is early November.
Behind the Song
If you are like me, you may have found yourself pretty far down a road before realizing it had taken you off the road you wish you had taken. The song is less auto-biographical than broadly reflective. I didn’t leave a city and woman behind but while looking down across the lights of LA, I mused the idea of leaving it all behind. The first verse was born. Continue Reading →
ABSTRACT: A tutorial to teach you how to create image rollover buttons using CSS.
I’m not going to teach you all about CSS and HTML elements here. I’m going to assume some knowledge; that you know what CSS is and that you know what a <div> tag is.
If not, go here.
A Summary of the Steps Needed to Create Rollover Buttons using CSS. More explanation below. Continue Reading →
File under: Automate Everything.
ABSTRACT: This is a simple explanation of how I use Microsoft Publisher to create web images – in this case buttons with a rollover effect. I’ve provided a downloadable publisher file with the necessary VBA code.
I’ll explain the CSS and HTML to make the rollovers happen at a later date.
The Cobbler and His Children’s Shoes
First, I should be automating a LOT more. My consulting company, Pulse Infomatics, automates documents, reports, and other stuff. I’ve been an automation fanatic for 25+ years (yeah, I’m that old). In fact, read my book, Building Your I.T. Career, and you’ll find that I suggest (strongly) that information technology has only two roles: Information & Automation. Automation is the one most often neglected in organizations and is easily the most valuable! Continue Reading →
In 2009, I was at the tail end of the worst of 2 years of depression, anxiety, professional malaise, feelings of failure, and more. I had lost nearly everything I owned in what I refer to as, “The Flood of ’07!”
As that fog was lifting and I began looking forward, I wrote the following lyric over a simple chord progression.
Time keeps rollin’, Life is movin’ me on
Climb that mountain, Get back where I belong.. Continue Reading →
A couple weeks ago I visited Fort Benning, Georgia to attend my 3rd child’s graduation from basic training – US Army.
I wrote a little about “the boy” in “It’s On! and The Heart of the Child” – and I won’t go into much more detail at this point.. However, I’ll reflect a bit on the time in Atlanta and moments that I’ll remember. Continue Reading →