by Michael Slater

Welcome to my personal blog. This was once mostly a technology blog, but the Webvanta blog now serves that purpose. Here, you’ll find random thoughts about life, gardening, and more, with just a little bit of technology from time to time.

Tech and business books free to a good home

I love books, and over the years I have accumulated far more of them than I now have room for.

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My Wife Made Me Do It

The last time was in 1972.

Categories: About Me

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Rio!

Last January, we adopted Rio, a wonderful golden retriever. Here's our first picture of him, at the Homeward Bound rescue facility:

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Analy Cheer Wins 2nd Place at Regional Competition

Amanda is one of the "flyers" on Analy High School's varsity cheerleading squad. They won second place in the regional competition today in their division.

 

Categories: Family, Performances

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My Mother's Childhood Homes

My wife Irene and I recently spent a week on the east coast, starting in Washington DC for my newphew Oliver’s wedding, and ending in Bennington, Vermont.

Along the way, we spent a couple days in Philadelphia, where my mother grew up. The major historical sites were closed, thanks to our dysfunctional government, so we decided to pursue some personal history.

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