Ward Pond's SQL Server blog

Ruminating on issues pertinent to the design and development of sound databases and processes under Microsoft SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005, and SQL Server 2000 (while reserving the right to vent about anything else that's on my mind)

January, 2008

  • DWWTWT?: January 28-31

    Monday was a driving day due to a doctor appointment (what does Ward have in common with your roof? Leave a comment if you think you know the answer). Tuesday was a driving day, Wednesday a walker, and Thursday a driving day due to Gale's doctor appointment...
  • Where Has Ward Been?

    Well, at least I can say that I was counting my blessings.. I've been slowly getting back up to speed since a relapse of my pancreatitis just after New Year's. With the patience of family and colleagues, I'm most of my way back to being a productive...
  • What Do You Get When You Give A Community Builder An External Website?

    I've asked to rhetorical questions such as this two times previously, each in reference to an event masterminded by Saleem Hakani, the persistent and determined gentleman behind the internal Microsoft SQL Server Community movement. Never one to leave...
  • DWWTWT?: January 21-25

    The week was a bit up and down health-wise, but I made it into the office every day (still driving each time): Telecommuted: 37 Walked: 146 Walked to the Bus: 17 Drove: 136 ...
  • DWWTWT?: January 14-18

    The week was characterized by visits in the office in ever-increasing length. What was two hours on Monday evolved to six hours on Friday. Given my energy level, of course, I drove every time: Telecommuted: 37 Walked:...
  • DWWTWT?: January 7-11

    The week featured non-competitive sick days on Monday and Tuesday (spent at Evergreen Hospital with a relapse, alas) and telecomummuting days the rest of the week as I started to round back into shape: Telecommuted: 37 ...
  • DWWTWT?: January 2-4

    The week concluded with driving days on Wednesday and Thursday and a non-competitive sick day on Friday: Telecommuted: 34 Walked: 146 Walked to the Bus: 17 Drove: 126 Did Not...
  • DWWTWT?: January 1

    The commuting posts return to their hidden state as the new year begins with a non-competitive day for celebration and recovery: Telecommuted: 34 Walked: 146 Walked to the Bus: 17 Drove: ...