My Day – Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 – #SQLCareer

6:30-9:00 AM Awaken. Weigh in, pray, read the Bible, check the burn barrel. This morning I weigh 200 pounds. Prayer, praise, gratitude, thanking God for another day. This morning I read Romans 8:31-39. I am teaching our adult Sunday School class this morning and we are making our way through Romans. Powerful. Coffee. Breakfast. Boy-wrangling. It’s …
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My Day – Saturday, 21 Jul 2018 – #SQLCareer

5:30-9:30 AM Awaken after hitting snooze thrice. Weigh in, pray, read the Bible, check the burn barrel. This morning I weigh 201 pounds. There’s a bunch to pray about. I start with praise followed by gratitude, thanking God for another day. This morning I read Psalm 150 again (now reading Psalms from last to first), …
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My Day – Friday, 20 Jul 2018 – #SQLCareer

5:06 AM – awaken after hitting the snooze on my phone alarm once. 5:06 – 9:30 AM – Weigh in, pray, read the Bible, coffee, check the burn barrel. This morning I weigh 201 pounds. There’s a bunch to pray about. I start with praise followed by gratitude, thanking God for another day. This morning …
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My Day – Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 – #SQLCareer

#SQLCareer post for Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 4:26 – 5:30 AM – Wake up (beating the alarm), weigh in, pray, read the Bible, coffee, check the burn barrel. Christy and I have been on a keto diet since 5 Mar. I started out at 238 pounds. This morning I weigh 199 pounds. I’ve been bouncing …
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“You Do Not Know What You Are Doing”

Peeves make lousy pets. Knowing this doesn’t help; I still keep a few pet peeves. One of my pet peeves is this statement, “You don’t know what you are doing.” Why is this a pet peeve? It denies the obvious fact that everyone one of us, everywhere, is still learning. “My Name is Andy and …
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I Need Some Updates

As I type, 2017 is drawing to a close. For many, this time of year is a time of reflection on the past year and planning for the coming year. I recently saw this Windows message in the corner of my screen and realized, “You’re right, Windows. I do need some updates.” I’m not big …
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Website Ch-ch-changes…

Inspired by Frank La Vigne’s (blog | @Tableteer) snappy update to the Data Driven home page, I decided to spruce up a couple / three of my websites including this one, andyleonard.blog. I added the sidebar shown on the right of the site. It contains a more-readily-available search box and links to other websites I maintain – …
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Just Ship

Last week I attended the PASS Summit 2017. Almost every time I’m around that many geeks, I’m asked a question. In fact, I’d say this is the most frequently asked question I hear. What’s the question? “How do you get so much done?” My first response is half-joking, “Insomnia.” I don’t believe I suffer from …
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