Sunday, December 30, 2007

PowerShell & Excel Fun


Create a Excel COM Object and manipulate it using Powershell

$a = New-Object -comobject Excel.Application
$a.Visible = $True
$b = $a.Workbooks.Add()
$c = $b.Worksheets.Item(1)
$c.Cells.Item(1,1) = "A value in cell A1."

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SQL Certification Live Meeting February 6


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You are invited to attend a SQL-certification Live Meeting, now scheduled for February 6. As I said earlier, this is a re-re-scheduled meeting... confidence level is high that we'll show up this time.

If you registered before, you should not need to register again - just mark your calendars for February 6 and you'll get a reminder e-mail with the Live Meeting link 30 minutes or so before your session.

If you have not registered before, you can click on session 1 or 2, below, to register.

SQL Server 2008 and Your Microsoft Certifications: Join the Microsoft Certification team for guidance on your certification path for SQL Server. In this meeting, we will introduce our plans for SQL Server 2008 training and certification, review the SQL Server 2005 certifications, and answer your individual questions about the path that is right for you, in Business Intelligence, Database Development, or Database Administration. Meeting offered twice to accomodate worldwide calendars:

Friday, December 28, 2007

True Giuliani


Wow, truly scary how our primary election system brings out the extremists...

From : Guardian Unlimited, Thursday December 27 2007

True Giuliani

While Rudy Giuliani's supporters are captivated by their candidate's almost mythical reputation as a crime-fighting mayor and hero of September 11, a less flattering narrative is told by his biographer, Wayne Barrett

Monday, December 24, 2007

Playing in the snow


Playing in the snow near McKay saddle:


Elin getting her sled..


Friday, December 21, 2007

Extang Tonneau Cover



Distance : 2570.82 miles- Time : 162 hrs 40 mins 0 secs - Avg Speed : 15.8 mph

UPS Delivered me a nice Extang FullTilt Tonneau Cover for the Colorado. Installation was very easy, seems very well designed and built, looks great as well.

Crook County Perspectives


Crook County Perspectives

Writings and speeches from the office of Crook County Judge Scott R. Cooper

Fun things you find ...

Crook County Perspectives

Windows Server 2008 Component Posters


"These two posters, originally published in the July 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine, provide a strong visual tool to aide in the understanding of various features and components of Windows Server 2008. One poster focuses exclusively on powerful new Active Directory technologies, while the other provides a technical look at a variety of new features available in Windows Server 2008 (such as Server Core, Network Access Protection, and more)."

Post with Updated Live Writer


Ran Windows Update and trying again : "Starting Windows Live Writer 12.0.1367.1128"

Test Post using Live Writer


This is a test post from "Starting Windows Live Writer 12.0.1366.1026"