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.

latest news 

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2019.02.11on books: Early in The Empty ThroneThe front cover of the book The Empty Throne by Daalder & Lindsay, published by Public Affairs Books.
Trumpism explained -- remarkably well

2019.02.10on family life: Family Update: Laurel and the Brain Aneurysm, One Year On
Happy and Healthy

2019.02.09on books: Next Read: The Empty Throne by Ivo Daalder and James M. LindsayThe front cover of the book The Empty Throne by Daalder & Lindsay, published by Public Affairs Books.
America's Abdication of Global Leadership


this week in halfgk history for 2/17 - 2/23

2018.02.22system maintenance: More big changes this evening. I can't say what they are, but one of them rhymes with "wookie incryption." You'll never guess!!

2018.02.20system maintenance: Some very big changes to the professional webforms under the hood. Including a new class to allow for expanded content across the entire topic. I'm super excited about these revisions, though it's meant a lot of work!

2018.02.17on family life: Family Update: Laurel and the Brain Aneurysm

2017.02.19on kids: Hamsters make her uncomfortable

2014.02.22on fitness: Joined a Gym

2014.02.21on kids: The Demise of Innuendo

2014.02.19on kids: Must the Show Go On?

on music: RIP Bob Casale

2014.02.18on kids: Act Normal!

on kids: Missed Me, Missed Me, Now You Gotta Kiss Me!

2014.02.17on music: With a What??

2013.02.22on fitness: Weight Loss Challenge, Week 1

2013.02.21on a hog: Going Ahead with the Purchase

2013.02.19on a hog: SOON...

on fitness: Weight Loss Challenge Has Begun!

2013.02.17on kids: Been Around the Block

2012.02.23on fitness, kids: Not Helping, Family

on fitness, kids: Not Helping, Family

2012.02.21on fitness: Atkins, Week 7

2012.02.17on music: Willie Nelson's Voice Has a Magic

2010.02.23on tech: I put my phone back in "iJail"

2009.02.17on books: Started Danger's Hour the other day when I realized...

on music: Added various selections from Michael Bublé, and other classics from Starship, Rare Earth and the J. Geils Band.

2007.02.21on art: Wyland's "Nature's Paradise" finally arrived today. I've got to say, we've ...

on music: Spike TV has been running some awesome self-promoting ads that feature Jame...

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