Month: December 2014

THDP34 Merry Christmas, 2014

THDP34 Merry Christmas, 2014

Podcast
This is a "Best of" podcast.  After it was put together I found I really liked it.  I hope you do too. Hi everybody and welcome back.  Here we are, Christmastime, another year-end, another replacement surgery.  Well, 2 out of three ain’t bad is it?  Actually the downer out of those three times won’t be the one you think it may be. The year-end isn’t necessarily a happy time for the IT Consultant.  In the Education IT industry it is more than likely a time for larger projects to get done.  It’s easier when there are no teachers or students but there are always more than you can handle.  [laughter] a couple of years ago I Twittered during one such break that the true meaning of happiness is working without the presence of teachers or students.  No big deal…just an innocuous comment rig
THDP33 I Give Thanks

THDP33 I Give Thanks

Podcast
Okay, here I am writing the second annual “I am Giving Thanks” podcast.  The first one turned into the “Giving Thanks, Happy New Year”.  It was THDP4.  We released it on December 30, 2013.  I’m pretty sure we wanted to release it over Thanksgiving but if you recall……well how could you recall……..but I had to have emergency hernia surgery on November 11 last year.  Recuperating they wouldn’t let me do squatola.  Yep, you heard me s-q-u-a-t-o-l-a.  They wouldn’t let me walk down my driveway….squatola. I bring all of this up because if you were on the outside looking in you would have to say this has been a really rough year.  A REALLY rough year.  Let’s start with last November and the hernia surgery.  Then in June I had total knee replacement surgery.  As it turned out, I waited so long t