The soul must perform two duties.
The first is to always wonder and be surprised.
The second is to endure, always taking pleasure in God.

Julian of Norwich

under the umbrellas - Kaffie Frederick General Mercantile, Natchitoches, Louisiana on 3/6/2017

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Schedule the week in advance

Sunday night, time to plan the week. A specific schedule of what I plan to work on. Some ideas from:

HSA Analysis


New and Changed:



    1. Adapt skin AdaptSkin-2016-10-14 (previously 4/2/2016) ... more ...

    Examples of StockCharts

    A standard stock chart at using a range in the chart attributes to fill the chart (typically about 3 years of weekly data) for MASI. Other options set:

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    The move from DSLR systems to micro four thirds continues. As I read about professional photographers making the move it makes me more interested in exploring and thinking about a full switch.

    Russell Johnston of Darktide Photo explains his move from a Canon 1Dx to the Olympus OM-D E-M1 II for professional work. Several articles starting in Feb 2017 at

    CUETools Database Plugin for EAC to improve the functionality of the meta data lookup.

    See also Software Application Inventory for info on Exact Audio Copy.

    • worked amazing right after the install!

    Trust Taxation

    Taxation of Trusts and their Beneficiaries shows an update of 1-3-2017. Well written and illustrated with accounting examples.

    • Trust accounting income
    • Distributable net income (DNI)
    • Uniform Principal and Income Act (UPIA)
    • Income and capital gains
    • Trust principal and income
    • Distributions

    Intrafamily loans

    Intrafamily Loans

    • the loan must charge a minimum interest rate, equal to the applicable federal rate (AFR) for the month in which the loan was originated and must be based on the term of the loan
    • Loan Rates (Nice tables by year at Evans Estate Law Resources
      • Short term loan = up to 3 years
      • Mid term loan = 3 years to 9 years
      • Long term rate > 9 years

    Windows space hogs in the Installer folder

    Blackboard Survey using a non-anonymous test

    Blackboard Survey using a non-anonymous test I need to prepare an inclass survey that is not anonymous.

    Qualtrics would be an option, and would have nice reporting graphics.

    But an alternative might be to create a test in Blackboard so that the results can be attributed to individual students. Useful for pre & post testing analysis as well.

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    What is the best use of my time right now?

    Alan Lakein, How To Get Control of Your Time and Your Life

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