January 2005 - Posts
It's going to snow tomorrow: ... A Winter Storm Warning in effect from noon Saturday to noon Sunday... The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a Winter Storm Warning. Snow will move in Saturday afternoon and will continue Saturday night. The snow will taper off Sunday morning. Final snow accumulations will be 10 to 15 inches by Sunday morning. In addition to the snow... northeast winds will increase Saturday afternoon... and will be gusty Saturday night. Strong northerly winds will persist Sunday morning. These winds will result in some blowing and drifting of snow.
“The biggest snowstorm of the year” From the NBC30 Storm Center: Overnight, wind chill advisories are in effect for the Northwest hills. During Saturday (noon) until Sunday (noon) Blizzard Warnings are in effect for Southern Connecticut. Winter Storm Warnings & Heavy Snow Warnings are up for interior Connecticut, where we expected near blizzard conditions to occur. A blizzard is a storm of snow & wind & cold that meets the following criterion: heavy snow, visibility less than 1/4 mile for 3 hours or more, along with winds gusting to at least 35 mph during this timeframe. Deep snow will accumulate statewide by Sunday morning, perhaps the biggest storm since January 1996! NE-N winds on Sunday morning gusting to 40 mph, may create tremendous blowing & drifting. Stay with NBC 30 for wall to wall coverage of this major Winter storm. I will have the updated forecast tonight on NBC 30 Connecticut News at 11...Meteorologist Art Horn will resume our coverage at 6 AM Saturday. If you have errands to accomplish tonight & early Saturday should be fine. Stay safe this weekend & stay with NBC 30 for all the information you'll need. Brad Field, NBC 30 Chief Meteorologist
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Microsoft Corp. is pleased to announce the 2005 class of Microsoft® Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). This select group of outstanding members from online and offline communities represents the richest, most technically and globally diverse community in the program's history, with more than 2,600 MVPs.
"As we enter the 11th year of the Microsoft MVP Program, we are proud to continue to recognize the most credible experts in the technical communities," said Sean O'Driscoll, global director of the MVP Program and Technical Communities at Microsoft. "MVPs are truly an inspiration to all of us and share an incredible passion for technology and for helping others."
The annual MVP Global Summit serves as the most exciting way for Microsoft to acknowledge this vibrant group of individuals for their deep and sustained technical expertise and true enthusiasm for the community. This year's event will take place Sept. 28 - Oct. 1 in Redmond, Wash., and will include executive keynote addresses from Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer, Kevin Johnson, group vice president of sales, marketing and services, and Jim Allchin, group vice president of Platforms at Microsoft. More details will be released closer to the event dates.
I didn't have much; only 40 shares. I read this: http://money.cnn.com/2005/01/14/technology/oracle.reut/ and made my decision. I've been through a merger before and I really feel for the Peoplesoft employees losing their jobs.
I've got 4 Gmail accounts to give away. The first four people that write to webkat88 at gmail dot com get them.
I'm in love with this thing! I have a new client who only uses Macs in their office so I can really justify this, but the truth is, it's so cute!
Found this in the Salt Lake Tribune: A bill sponsored by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and top Democratic Sen. Max Baucus, of Montana, would allow tsunami donations made through the end of January to be deducted on 2004 returns.
Aides to both senators predicted quick congressional passage for the measure.
Update: From the IRS web site; under a new law enacted on Jan. 7, donors who itemize are allowed to claim on their 2004 tax returns charitable donations made during Jan. 2005 for the relief of the tsunami victims.