First IndyCar Race of 2008 Worth the Wait

Holy crap! It only took just a few laps of racing to realize that the long wait from the ending of the 2007 season to the first race of 2008 was well worth it! IndyCar last season was already well worth watching, but this year, with the the reunification of …

In Defense of Surrogate Keys

Recently, I noticed a post on Planet MySQL expressing distaste for surrogate keys. Ever since reading it the topic has been bugging me so I thought I would finally break out a defense for surrogate keys. Really, it comes down to the right tool for the right job. Like The …

Apple Repair Experience Gone Right

It has been a damn good year for Corey and I thus far. And one of the ways we have celebrated that was by purchasing a new iPhone for Corey and a new 15″ MacBook Pro for me. I guess you could call these our birthday presents of sorts. And …

Happy Birthday To Me!

So much to say I am not even sure where to begin! Yesterday was my birthday, though the party actually started the day before really. So it’s like I’ve had a two day birthday bash! I had a lot of fun too. I realized, though, that people really like to …