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.

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this week in halfgk history for 4/22 - 4/28

2014.04.24on kids: Giggle Words

2013.04.27on kids: Community

2012.04.27on sports: Tigers' Cabrera Hits 1,000th RBI

2012.04.25on sports: With Loss to Mariners, Tigers Slip to Second Place in AL Central

2012.04.24on cooking: Low-Carb Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake is Awesome for Atkins

on cars: Is It Wrong to Judge a Car By Its Website?

on sports: Former Tiger "Pudge" Rodriguez Retires

2012.04.23on cycling: So Close... And Yet So Far

on cooking: Fruity Pork Loin

on fitness: Atkins, Week 16

2012.04.22on cars: The 2013 Ford Mustang GT

on kids: Part of a "Zombie Costume," eh?

2011.04.23on kids: Awww Maaan

2010.04.26on cycling: Inspiration

2010.04.23on cycling: Bianchi is home!! Check out the pics!

2010.04.22on art: Global Fine Arts Registry site wins $0.5MM lawsuit against Park West Gallery

system maintenance: Given: I want the same content to appear under two separate interests topics (like books and tech), but I don't want both appearing in the Latest News. Solution? Some refactoring and a little bit of If-Then mojo. Hopefully it's all taken care of... though I don't think it's quite licked for the RSS feed yet. Might hafta stay tuned on this one.

2009.04.26system maintenance: I'm preparing to pitch a presentation on mobile platforms' consumption of standard web applications at work... so I thought I'd practice at least a little of what I'm going to preach. New stylesheet introduced for small browsers which increases the text size and replaces the standard, image-based menu with text... plus a little Easter egg!

2009.04.24system maintenance: Tweaked the search engine to make searches case-insensitive.

2008.04.28on food: Best marinade for chicken EVAR: Newman's Own Lighten Up Light Lime Vinaigre...

2007.04.23on music: Picked up Frampton's Fingerprints. I heartily recommend. The whole release ...

pictured at left:  A beautiful day on the Plaza