Michael P. O'Connor archive
Date : May 2006

Should I allow an ad here

Categories: Web Site
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Published on: May 31, 2006

Today I got an email from some one that wants to put an ad on my web site. I will say I am happy that they are not just spamming my site, so I will give them a plus there. But I am thinking I wish to decline it, since my site is one of[…]

Trying to buy a new Irish Tin Whistle

Categories: Irish Tin Whistle
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Published on: May 31, 2006

Well back on the 3rd I ordered a new Irish Tin Whistle, the company I ordered it from, has not sent it yet. Good thing though is that they have not charged my card for either. But I have tried to contact them. I sent them 3 emails last week, and one today, I tried[…]

More on AirSet

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Published on: May 31, 2006

I might have spoken to soon on the AirSet solution to my calendar problem. The problem being I have 2 different calendars I would like to keep in sync. I have been testing AirSet, and found that after a few sync’s it started to get confused and started to make my single events repeating every[…]

Biking today

Categories: Biking, Friends
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Published on: May 29, 2006

Well today I got some biking in, I got 54.79 miles in. Looks like I will hit the 400 mile mark tomorrow with my bike ride to work. I started out with a bike ride with a friend of mine, Bill, we drove down to McKeesport, and biked south for about 21 miles, then biked[…]

This is starting to really get me mad

Categories: Technology
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Published on: May 28, 2006

I site down to do a simple 3 minute task on my mac, and here it is 30 minutes in and still can not get it done because of all the rebooting I have to do. Right now I am just keeping the mac around for the iPods, but I am finding (I thought I[…]

Todays bike ride

Categories: Biking, Friends
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Published on: May 27, 2006

I did get a nice bike ride in today, I was hoping for 30 miles but I only got 25.01 miles, but it is still nice to get those 25 miles in. I went with a friend of mine. He and I are talking about maybe going for another bike ride on Monday.

Post #1000

Categories: Blog Stuff, Web Site
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Published on: May 27, 2006

Well this is the 1000th post to this blog, well according to the database. This blog started back on July 2 of 2004 It has been almost 2 years and I have put in 1000 posts (that includes this post) I wonder what the next 1000 posts to this blog will contain, and where the[…]

Biking tomorrow

Categories: Biking
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Published on: May 27, 2006

Well the weather looks like it is going to be OK, so I am going to try to get a bike ride in. I hope to get 20 to 30 miles in tomorrow, I will post tomorrow how many miles I actually get in.

My commute home today

Categories: Biking
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Published on: May 25, 2006

Today on my bike ride home, coming up on Neville St. I was close to the top, so I went to up shift since I wanted to be able to get some speed up when I got to the top of the hill. So as I shift, I feel all resistance on the chain gone,[…]

Biking to work

Categories: Biking
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Published on: May 24, 2006

Well since I started the new job at Union Switch and Signal (I started back on March 20th) I have been biking to work most days. Last week was “fun” to bike to work; it was cold and wet, rain every morning. I am really looking forward to summer when the warm and hot weather[…]

Short Wave Radio

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Published on: May 23, 2006

Wow, the Short Wave bands are open, I am picking up alot of stuff, I can not understand most of it since I only know english, but there is alot on tonight, I have read that there is a high level of Sun Spote activities, and I can attest to the fact that the Short[…]

A solution to my problem of having 2 separate calenders

Categories: Technology, Work
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Published on: May 21, 2006

I have my calender where I keep every thing I need in a calender, it is on my Palm. But at work we have a group-ware calender that we need to use, that works though outlook. Well I have been keeping only my work related stuff in the outlook calender and every thing (including work[…]

Googles Calender system, PDA, and ranting

Categories: Geekdom, Technology
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Published on: May 21, 2006

Well it has been well over a month since Google made their Calender system live. I have put off look at it for a bit, in the hopes that when I looked at it I would be able to get a system that would allow me to sync it with my palm pilot. Well it[…]

An interesting quote about music by Luther

Categories: Church
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Published on: May 20, 2006

I just read this today, it is a quote by Luther about music [quote] Music is one of the loveliest and most glorious gifts of God. Satan hates it because it has great power to dispel temptations and evil thoughts. [/quote] That is a cool quote about music. But I wonder what Luther would say[…]

Almost at 300 Miles

Categories: Biking
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Published on: May 19, 2006

I am comming up on 300 miles of biking this year, Again remember my goal is 1000 miles for this year. As soon as it starts to get warm out, I will be able to add some real milage.

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