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About sanfords

Ex Microsoft Dev for 20 years. Currently retired at my ranch in Idaho near Kooskia. I like coaching Chess for kids so let me know if you are interested in those services.

When enough things go wrong…

  For the past several years things have gone wrong for me.  My fortune lost, my wife left, my health failing, and my hopes fading.  Last night was one to remember – or maybe one I should forget.  I have … Continue reading

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One good Mandela Effect begets another

Once again, I am writing about this fascinating thing called the Mandela Effect.  One of the best videos so far that I have seen on this topic is here.  Skip to 7:30 as the first part is pretty random speculation … Continue reading

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A possible explanation for the Mandela Effect

If  you haven’t heard of the Mandela Effect, go to youtube and search for some videos on the subject.  You will find a massive set of data points that are inexplicable and trending.  Go ahead, check it out, I’ll just … Continue reading

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A key data-point for the Gay/Lesbian community

I recently read a book entitled Pottenger’s Cats – a Study In Nutrition by Dr. Francis M. Pottenger the study of which was done between the years of 1932-1942, long before Gay rights was an issue. The study compared multi-generational … Continue reading

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The downside of solar

Last night I decided to turn off the power to my home so that I could drain my batteries using my solar system to cycle them. I do this about every other month to keep my batteries working well. Usually … Continue reading

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Musings on Dubai and me.

After some frustration with trying to connect with my mongodb via nodejs I thought I would chill out with this interesting video: I really like this music for the most part and this video shows some parts of the Bahamas … Continue reading

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The Painful Process of Lowering Expectations

Ah, what are cats for?  Maybe just for lessons in life. For the last several nights my cat has been restless and wanted to go out and come back in several times, waking me up each time.  In the summer, … Continue reading

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