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Wise investment

I have incredibly thick and wavy hair. Most of my life I have struggled to keep it looking neat, mostly failing. For Millenium New Year I decided to solve the problem by clipper cutting my hair short. After Anna Kate got over the initial shock she decided she liked my new low maintenance ‘do and offered to cut it for me. We bought a set of Wahl Senior Model 8500 professional clippers and a 1/4″ guard from our local Sally Beauty Supply. That was 12 years ago and Anna Kate just used them to cut my hair again this afternoon.

The recruiting system needs a redesign

For the last 18 months the shoe as been on the other foot as I have found myself looking for a new job. The main thing that I have learned during this time is that the modern day recruiting system is in need of a serious overhaul.

four square margaritas

It may not officially be summer yet, but here in the Southeast it’s certainly close enough. And, “close enough” means it’s margarita time! Here is the simple recipe that we use to make our favorite summer cocktail:
Four Square Margarita Recipe:

1 12oz can frozen limeade mix
1 12 oz beer
12 oz tequila
12 oz water

Combine limeade, water and [...]

blog maintenance

I recently discovered that my blog had become the victim of a hacker’s malicious code. My index.php file got hacked on March 16 which resulted in re-directions of many viewers to a page claiming that my site was “a reported spam site.”
I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused anyone viewing my blog. I [...]

PMA ‘09 Day 1 Report

Day one of PMA is in the books and as promised here is my first round of interesting product picks with comments. I will have more to report as the show continues and hopefully some additional in-depth reviews of a few of these items. Let’s dive in: