Michael P. O'Connor archive
Date : November 2006

Walmart sales down

Categories: News, Politics
Comments: 1 Comment
Published on: November 25, 2006

I just saw on Fox news that Walmart sales for yesterday were down 10%, but they did not report why, but I think I know why. I got this email from the AFA on Nov 21 of 2006. — Please help us get this information into the hands of as many people as possible by[…]

Cool

Categories: Irish Tin Whistle
Comments: 4 Comments
Published on: November 24, 2006

A year or two ago, my parents gave me a DVD “Creating The Lord of the Rings Symphony” In a tune labeled “The Shire” I hear a familiar sounding instrument, I look over at the screen (I am listening to it and not watching) and I see a Tin Whistle, I think to my self[…]

Happy Thanksgiving All

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Published on: November 23, 2006

I am over at my parents place, but I wanted to just log on to wish all a happy thanks giving, I hope you had a good one.

It still gives me a rush

Categories: Geekdom, Technology
Comments: 3 Comments
Published on: November 22, 2006

This still gives me a rush. What is it, it is where I give a first run test of some code I wrote. When I run it for the first time, and the code I wrote runs as I had planned on as I wrote it. It gives me such a rush when I see[…]

I did record the practice tonight

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Published on: November 21, 2006

I just have to edit out the talking, we did a lot of BS while we where practicing and I want to take some of that out. I just don’t have the time tonight. (I still have to post 2 other podcasts that I have the recording for too.)

Due to Bandwidth theft

Categories: Web Site
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Published on: November 20, 2006

I have turned on Hotlink protection for my site. If you find a page on my site set, mikeoconnor.net hamradiobb.com please let me know what page. I do not wish to let myspace people steal my bandwidth.

Finally got my iBook working

Categories: Technology
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Published on: November 17, 2006

Well it took me alot time of work, but I finally got the iBook to a usable state. I been unusable for over a year, but now that I been doing some work on the hardware and put Linux oneit, it seems to be working fine, the only thing I need to get done on[…]

Oh Holy Night

Categories: Irish Tin Whistle
Comments: 4 Comments
Published on: November 15, 2006

We might be adding “Oh Holy Night” to the Dec 1 singing. I am practising it on the Tin Whistle. And ouch those high g a and b notes are harsh, right now I can tell I am missing it up big time they just sound so wrong (well at lest to me)

Where is the simpsons Springfield

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Published on: November 14, 2006

I know the creators say they will not let people know what state the Simpsons live in, but I think we can get it down to a region. Well here is where I am coming from. To the best of my knowledge Principal Skinner has spent his life in Springfield (except for the time he[…]

Some fun tonight

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Published on: November 11, 2006

Tonight a bunch of my friends and I went out to the Church Brew works to celebrate my 30th that was yesterday.

Tried to record my Tin Whistle Practice tonight.

Categories: Irish Tin Whistle
Comments: 1 Comment
Published on: November 9, 2006

I tried to record my practicing, I used my palm pilot to try to record it. There was a problem as I was try to record it to the SD card, it was recording every 5th second so when I tried to play it back it was only 5 minutes long and just sounded so[…]

Due to spam

Categories: Blog Stuff
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Published on: November 9, 2006

Due to spam I have set a limit you can only post one comment every 5 minutes. If I have to I will up that time, but for now I will test the 5 minutes rule.

My Plans for tomorrow.

Comments: 2 Comments
Published on: November 8, 2006

Well I took tomorrow off, I planned this some time last month. I am going to sleep in tomorrow, then I will hit Matins tomorrow at church. I will probably come home and read. Why did I take tomorrow off, why would some one take a Thursday off. Well first I had 6 vacation days[…]

Thanks to Rob and Terry

Categories: Family, Politics
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Published on: November 7, 2006

Today, I asked two of my friends Terry and Rob to go with me when I went to vote, I was worried because back in 2004 moveon was doing aggressive campaigning inside the polling places, and there was almost no privacy on the new voting booths. I was glad when I went in and saw[…]

An anser to Dan

Comments: 2 Comments
Published on: November 6, 2006

Dan at Necessary Roughness asked the following question “I don’t know anything about your whistle, but one # in the key of G makes for slightly more readability than two-sharp D 🙂 Not that big a difference though.” To my Post on about transposing “A Mighty Fortress” But since I can not do table formatting[…]

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