halfgk.com is my personal sandbox for .NET and other forms of Web development.

Symbols of an open book (open book) link with a how-to form that explains code used for specific features. I plan on introducing more features, particularly of interest to other developers, as I can.

It's a pleasure to meet you.

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2018.08.20special event: We've Moved to Texas!

2018.08.18on family life: UPDATE: Family Update: Downward Dog
Mirroring Papa's Decline
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this week in halfgk history for 8/19 - 8/25

2017.08.24on fitness: August Stridekick Challenge UPDATE

on music: What I'm Listening To Now

2017.08.22system maintenance: The ticker on this page is now dynamically generated based on the content in latest news. Consider this the closing ceremonies of our tenth anniversary year - we turn 11 this week!

2017.08.19on fitness: August Stridekick Challenge UPDATE

2016.08.25on geek stuff: A Word — Message, Really – About How Text Messages are Consumed on Mobile Devices

on family: Growing Evidence of Maturity, Part I

on family: Growing Evidence of Maturity, Part II

2014.08.22on giving: Ma-Oretha in Liberia

on giving: Alberto in Guatemala

on giving: Diego in Guatemala

on gaming: Wolfenstein: The New Order

system maintenance: Well, we can't control everything, can we? When K2 took down the Underground, I lost the links to my space and the files. I am now hosting the files.

2014.08.21on giving: Giving through Kiva

2010.08.23on music: Best of the Hair Bands (well, the ones I could stand, anyway)

2009.08.23on gaming: What's next? WOLFENSTEIN!

2009.08.22system maintenance: Brought the original RSS Feed page up to par with the newer code, effectively restoring RSS. Also tightened up the menu rollover effects, and found two amazing new images for the contact and search features. Special thanks to Steve Keefer for permission to use his artwork!

pictured at left:  Reunion Tower in Dallas. Photo Credit: ottergoose.net