Around the turn of the century

For the first time, I ran into a quote where the phrase "around the turn of the century" was referring to the year 2000 instead of 1900. Up until now, I have always associated that phrase with the change from the 1800's to the 1900's.

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Doing Tutorials - Flask

I am a life-long learner. This means I always have some kind of learning project in the works. And I find learning python and other technologies through online video tutorials to be one of the best ways for me to learn new topics. Here are some of things things I …

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Pelican Upgrade

OK, I've been pretty slow with writing articles for this little can of worms. Hope to pick up the pace next year.

So, while thinking about it, I decided it might be a good idea to get my installation of Pelican up to date. So, I checked the version using …

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Communicate Your Intention

Driving over the Thanksgiving holidays reminded me once again of a problem on our highways.
It is the lack of drivers using their turn signals. So, with so many examples of poor driving in mind, I resolve to make this one small contribution. I will use my turn signals to …

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Home Video

Update

We have sold our home! We are going to live without a mortgage for a while as part of our plan to save money.

When I returned to work the next day, my co-workers had made a special sign for me.

sign

Thanks

I owe a huge thanks to Jonathan …

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The Queen's Gambit by Walter Tevis

I've just finished reading "The Queen's Gambit" by Walter Tevis. This novel was first published in 1983. I have not read any of his other works previously.

This is the best book that I have read in a very long time. I'm not here to review it, or give out …

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