Monthly Archives: July 2012

SQL script to populate a state lookup table

I needed to populate a Microsoft SQL table with state lookup data, but was unable to find any scripts out there that I could copy and paste. Here’s what I ended up putting together. There’s nothing groundbreaking about this code … Continue reading

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Mad Men inspired canvas prints

I had a spot on the wall to fill, so I decided to make some Mad Men inspired art. I used the iconic falling man silhouette with a small tweak–a red tie. Then, I pulled a silhouette of the New … Continue reading

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Polyphasic sleep – Through the thick of it

Most anecdotal accounts I’ve read of people doing polyphasic sleep have noted that the 4th and 5th days are the most difficult for the Everyman cycle. I’m currently at the end of my 5th day, and in my opinion, the … Continue reading

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Check Sitecore item presentation

There are many times when I’ve had to implement business logic that depended on whether or not Sitecore items had presentation details set. For example, in a site-wide page search, it wouldn’t make much sense to return links to items … Continue reading

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Everyman day 1

I’ve just completed my first day of Everyman–I feel fine. Others who are using the Everyman schedule have said the first 2 days aren’t difficult but the the 4th and 5th days are the worst. I started my Everyman adjustment … Continue reading

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Polyphasic sleep – Everyman

Ever since I heard about polyphasic sleep a year ago, I have been fascinated┬áby it. Is it really possible to sleep less but be just as rested as with a standard monophasic 7-9 hour sleep schedule? I’ve spent the last … Continue reading

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