Ask

I find it interesting how people take suggested workarounds for solving a problem as me loading on them additional responsibility. They wanted a solution in the form of a code fix from a vendor who no longer provides code fixes to this version (and takes up to a year to provide them in the current… Continue reading Ask

Melungeon

Mom dropped me a note last night. She ran across the word melungeon while doing some genealogy research. It describes someone who is of European, African, and Native American descent. It was popular in the Appalachian Mountains and similar in use to Mulatto in being a negative term. I haven’t talked about this much on… Continue reading Melungeon

Happy Mother’s Day

Kids are often deemed to be an intense responsibility which lasts for decades. Children also provide wonderful opportunities for entertainment. From the cute things they learn as infants to the idiot things they do as teenagers, children make life more interesting for parents. I am just glad my mom suffered through all of that with… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day