On a Personal Note…

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Our sweet little girl is growing up fast! It’s hard to believe she will be 4 months old this month! She brings so much joy to our lives. Adalyn wakes up kicking her legs and giggling.

No matter how early that is, it always puts smiles on our faces. She loves to stand up (with help) and often tries to sit up on her own. She enjoys being where the action is. We are so very blessed that God gave us this gift!



Which Of These 4 Cloud Computing Solutions Is The Right Fit For You?

Most likely you’ve heard all of the commotion around cloud computing and know that it’s the “Next Big Thing” in business technology. Yet, despite all of the hype, most businesses really don’t understand exactly what cloud computing is and what it could do to help their business. “What are my options?” and “What is right for me?” are two of the top questions that I hear quite often. Here are 3 of the most common types of cloud computing solutions for business. Could one of these be right for you?

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Could Terrorists Really Use Software To Crash Your Car?

Picture1A recent AOL online article titled “The Scary Truth Of How Terrorists Could Crash Your Car” freaked a lot of people out by implying that terrorists could easily hack into your car’s computer systems and wreck your car (or hundreds of cars at a time) at speeds exceeding 100 mph. While that is a scary thought to consider, the facts are quite a bit less severe than the article suggests. Nothing like some great sensationalist journalism, eh?

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Don’t Be a Domino Pusher

You can line up DOMINOS in a beautiful pattern and spend hours doing it … but all you have to do to knock them all down is PUSH over the first one (the lead domino) and the rest will follow. The same is true about a business. You can spend years and years building up a great business with a super reputation and one employee can cause a customer to never do business with you again. One employee can PUSH a customer the wrong way and run them off … in other words … they knocked down one DOMINO. But, could that one upset customer cause other customers to follow them?

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The Lighter Side: Truly Random Facts

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  • If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
  • The numbers ’172′ can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
  • President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.
  • In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.
  • Rhode Island is the smallest state with the longest name. The official name, used on all state documents, is “Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.”
  • When you die, your hair still grows for a couple of months.
  • Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.
  • Elephants are the only mammals that can’t jump.
  • The average person makes about 1,140 telephone calls each year.
  • You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.
  • The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley’s gum.
  • In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
  • The word “nerd” was first coined by Dr. Seuss in “If I Ran the Zoo.”