Stay Sharp! Nourish Your FileMaker Pro Skills with the Right Development Diet

Stay Sharp! Nourish Your FileMaker Pro Skills with the Right Development Diet

A little specific regarding FileMaker, but overall a concise, quick read about the big picture and when to either repaint it or just hang it in a new frame. Maybe I’ll need to know this someday…

Taxes versus spending: Something to think about

Deroy Murdock on Friedman Day on National Review Online: “”

Taxes are one thing, spending is another. I think an interesting trend is how spending immediatley climbed after Clinton was elected in ’92, but then dropped when Bush was elected in ’00. However, Bush and the Congress could not resist “thanking” voters by spending more immediately between ’04 and ’05. I know inflation, the global markets, etc. have something to do with this, but nonetheless, very interesting to the average taxpayer. I’ll have more insight when I finish reading Thomas Sowell.

Your help desk career: Dead end or launching pad?

Your help desk career: Dead end or launching pad?:

I cannot agree enough with this article. I reflect on my help desk career and recognize that the skills and paychecks I acquired were useful to me. It was the right tool at the right time. However, it is true no one should stay in a help desk job OR long-term help desk management either. They outline the main points, but let me add the following:

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Movin’ on up…and out, of the basement.

Today, I officially turned in my resignation letter to the University of Chicago. My last day will be June 11th. I won’t miss the basement office, but I will miss my colleagues and the campus. I will share later where I am headed, but I am really excited and looking forward to this new blessing. We are not moving, but my commute will take me downtown, so there will be even more reason to get together when friends visit the city.