Built To Last

The buzz of lawnmowers throughout the neighborhood means just one thing – Spring is here!  Time for new life and fresh starts.  Here are some things I’ve been thinking about.

~ Armen Stein

Out Of

This World

Asteroid mining!  No, this is not science fiction – it’s real.  And beyond cool.

Planetary Resources, a Redmond, Washington company, is working toward mining asteroids for water and metals – and creating history at the same time.

Using robotic spacecraft equipped with artificial intelligence, Planetary Resources has already launched several test vehicles into outer space.

Keep up on their progress and findings on their Facebook page.


I have always loved the look of the early Ford Bronco (’66-’77).  In 1987 I had the opportunity to buy a 1969 Bronco from a kid who needed to get out from his payments – it was my lucky day!

With a 302 V8 engine, three in the tree, and power nuthin’, it is almost stock – except that a previous owner cut the rear wheel wells.  I think they look better that way.  It has been repainted, but with the original aqua color.

She’s my baby.  She only comes out of the garage on warm, sunny days.  I’ve been offroading with my Bronco only a few times, years ago.  Nowadays I don’t want to take a chance with her getting hurt, so she stays on paved roads.

My kids (now grown) rode in the back seat when they were toddlers.  On sunny days we would cruise around town, and they would put their hands in the air and yell “faster!”, but what they really meant was “louder!”

Sometimes I find notes on my windshield from people offering to buy my Bronco.  Yeah, that’s not going to happen.

When you find something built with quality and attention to detail, you don’t let it go.  That’s true for both trucks and database applications.  We try to design and build systems that last a long time.


Interested in hearing about my other hobbies? Contact us today to learn more!


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Office 365 is a subscription-based software and services suite that offers access to various components of the Microsoft Office platform.

Whether you are looking for 1 license or 100, let us know – we’re a Microsoft Cloud Partner!  Learn more about how we can help you with your Office 365 needs then contact us

April 30 – May 2, 2016: Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

PAUG 2016 Database Designer International Conference

May 17, 2016: Berkshire, England

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