Note: This is a good, bad, and ugly post. We took some chances, got some things right, got more than a few wrong. In the end we launched SQLRally, had a good event in 2011, and have one coming to Dallas in 2012. Way back in July 2010 as we started on the SQLRally […]
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I finished reading Make the Impossible Possible: One Man”s Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the Extraordinary ($12 @ Amazon) by Bill Strickland a few weeks ago. I found it browsing at the library and the title definitely caught my attention, and I’m glad it did. It’s in many ways a biography, […]
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The school my daughter attends gives each student a workbook type thing at the beginning of each year, and it travels back and forth between school and home with them each day. It contains homework assignments, trip notices, and whatever else might be going on for that day/week. It also has an area where the […]
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I spend a lot of time just looking at events, watching for new ideas. At our recent SQLRally we had a representative on site from our registration company. They prepared all the badges and raffle tickets in advance, and as you can see below they had them organized in some foam with slices in it […]
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Here’s another photo from my phone, this one from SQLSaturday Tampa in the cafeteria area. An easy typo to make, after all, they serve sandwiches. The title of the post is just some additional whimsy for you, according to Wikipedia it’s commonly misspelled as ‘just desserts’.
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