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Aug 18 SAT – Siena – Villa Galileo – Firenze – Day 1


2017/10/21
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Siena - Fox and Boys

Today we woke up at 08:40 in Siena.  We had a breakfast with a view.  From the windows we could view the entire city of Siena behind the walls and the city tower. After a round of swim we are currently gathering our thing and planning one more walk to the center.  After that, we are off to Firenze, and we will skip San Gimingiano.   There are 17 contrade in Siena and 17 take part in Palio -the horse raise around the main square – Il Campo This must be the  symbol of Siena on top of the column in front of the Duomo.  Column is more pleasing than the…

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How to Install WordPress 4.X on Windows 10 and IIS 7.5

2017/10/20
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This article is written for those who need to test/evaluate features of new WordPress release on a local machine before rolling it out to all the serves. This article describes running PHP on IIS 7.5 through FastCGI. For best results, reader is required to be able to start and stop services, understand registry manipulations, be…

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Concept of a person – religious vs. secular view

2017/10/19
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Secular vs Religious

Summary: – secular and religious view on a human being; –  base for moral code. How we stumbled upon a fundamental difference I was speaking on the phone to my friend on the way home from Connecticut. We touched many subject, but eventually we hit the most evil of them all – Peter the Great,…

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Share Digital Certificate for VBA Between Several PC(s)

2017/10/18
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This article is about time saving, when it comes to enable your macros in Excel every time you open the file. You do not want to allow all macro to run.  But if you don’t, you have to constantly enable your macros over and over again, when you open your Excel files.  To eliminate this,…

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Aug 17 FRI – Orvieto – Montepulciano – Siena

2017/10/17
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Montepulciano - Contrada di Gracciano

On Friday August 17, we woke up around 10AM.  We both took a thorough baths. Bath is a trademark of old hotels. You suppose to submerge into the hot water and scrub yourself.  No curtains and nowhere to hang the showerhead. Very relaxing, if you know, what you are doing.   Some images here are…

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Moving a IIS WordPress Site to Amazon EC2 (New Prices!)

2017/10/16
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What is Wrong with Home Server? After a RAID drive hiccup on my local Windows 2008 Server, I was more inclined to consider an external hosting options.  And one of my friends already uses Amazon hosting for at least 4 years now.  So I decided to invest some time to explore this option.   What…

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Child-People Who Play Too Seriously

2017/10/15
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Your Career, Your Family, Your Retirement.  Do these words make you wake up at night? All-along I was thinking that I am too childish and immature to participate in those games. Now, reading Buddhist literature, I am discovering a convenient alternative view on this matter. The whole life is a game with a sad ending.…

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Perihelion and Solstice are not related – Wow!

2017/10/14
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Attention! I just realized that Perihelion and Solstice has NOTHING to do with each other. Earth Perihelion is when Earth is closest to the sun.  For example this time it falls on January 2, 2016.  That does NOT affect season change on planet Earth and this date moves forward rather quickly (1 calendar day every 60 years) through our human…

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Aug 16 THU – Bagnoregio in Lazio, Orvieto in Umbria

2017/10/13
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Orvieto - Hotel Posta

We woke up at 8:22 in Veterbo. Breakfast here was one of the most luscious. In addition to all the standard staples of breakfast, they also presented fresh fruits and more.  This was probably the best breakfast for the whole trip. Odometer showed 9,472 after first day of driving (120 km). We checked out from…

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Share your photos, not your life – Echowaves

2017/10/12
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There is a new APP for iPhone and Android.  You take pictures and they float to a server to be seen by people in your WAVE.  Each time you open Echowaves, you prompted to upload your latest photos.   Instantly these photos can be seen by you and by people who share your  wave.  You can…

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How to Survive an IRS Audit?

2017/10/11
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Sometime you have to deal with IRS in the month other that April. It means that you received a dreaded letter from them, prompting to contact and setup an appointment. Do not start to worry immediately and automatically. Most likely scenario is that some unusual percentage or number was caught by a computer, and it…

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