Windows Server 2008 R2 Random Lockups on VMWare ESX

So the nerd level of this post is slightly higher than normal, but I have recently been working on a couple of Windows Server 2008 R2 systems. The machines are running on VMWare ESX 3.5. Randomly, and usually while browsing the Start Menu or Windows Explorer, the system would hang. It was still responsive to […]

Lunarpages Sucks! – A New Host Recommendation: Dreamhost

About a year ago, I recommended to you, the handful of readers of Marktastic, that Lunarpages was a great place to host a website. This site was initially hosted there. I want to apologize for any of you that took my word and went with Lunarpages. They are awful. I found quickly after this site […]

Dear St. Louis Blues: Please finish your games!

Dear St. Louis Blues: I love you. I really do. You’ve been my hockey team for a long time. I’ve put up with a lot of mediocrity. I’ve put up with those God awful jerseys that had way too much red in them. For a time, I bought into the notion that simply making the […]

Lose Weight with Microsoft Excel!

I love Microsoft Excel. Excel is far and away my favorite application. It has recently helped me lose over 30 pounds.

The Default Colors in Excel 2007 Suck!

I use Excel all the time. I’ve been on the 2007 version for quite some time and I still can’t get over the ugly pastel color scheme that Microsoft provided us with for the new version.