Lots of stuff here. Stayed in the Marriott. Ate lunch at the Squealing Pig – a nice Irish pub place a block from the hotel. Walked thru the nice neighborhoods around the country club.
Just got forwarded this list of Democrat vs Republican/Right Wing Pundit military service. Kind of demonstrates why the only Republican I trust in any military decision would be John McCain. Unknown accuracy, but if even 20% is wrong both ways, the GOP still looks pretty weak. I’m sure a list with a different slant exists… Continue reading Did They Serve?
Hughes, Cameron and Thomas Hamilton and Tracey Hughes. 1995. Object Oriented I/O using C++ IOSTREAMS. John Wiley and Sons, New York, New York. ISBN 0-471-11809-5. Order… Two halves of a book here. First is a good explanation of the IOSTREAMs package although a lot of it doesn’t seem to be more detailed than the Visual… Continue reading Book Review: Object Oriented I/O using C++ IOSTREAMS
Comer, Douglas E. 1995. Internetworking with TCP/IP; Volume 1: Principles, Protocols, and Architecture. Third Edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-215987-8. Order… A detailed look at the transport of the Internet. As one who spent days configuring an NT server into a multihomed host using subnetting, a lot of the information is… Continue reading Book Review: Internetworking with TCP/IP
Stevens, William K. 1995. Miracle Under the Oaks. New York, New York: Pocket Books. ISBN 0-671-78042-5 A discussion of the growing prairie and savanna restoration movement in Illinois and a view of the work of Steve Packard, a major force in the grassroots restoration movement. Very interesting to me since I worked on a prairie… Continue reading Book Review: Miracle Under the Oaks
Adams, Scott. 1996. The Dilbert Principle, A Cubicle’s Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads and other Workplace Afflictions. New York, New York: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-88370-787-6 Pretty Funny. The obvious assortment of Dilbert cartoons and email from hapless fans illustrate foibles in the modern re-engineered business world. The final chapter on the OA5 Corp (… Continue reading Book Review: The Dilbert Principle
The summer estate of the Huntington’s, an imitation Spanish castle in ruins. I want to live in SC just to help restore this place. Very cool. The beach was packed and we took the 8:30PM ghost story tour with east coast ghost stories in different rooms in the castle. As we drove out over the… Continue reading Atalaya, Huntington Beach State Park, Murrell’s Inlet SC
Smaller place with the owner named Dave — how can you go wrong? Good atmosphere, good wine list. I had an excellent 10 oz Angus steak, done perfectly, with optional onion and mushrooms. Bette had a veal parmagiana, was very good. I stay away from veal. The best was the dessert, a pie with creme… Continue reading Charleston Cafe, Surfside Beach SC
A John Daly course, much nicer than Deer Track. Very accommodating gentleman with the discount from the condo. We did 9 holes at PM rates. Wicked Stick Golf Links, Myrtle Beach SC 843-215-2500
Lovely casual dining on the east side of grass marsh between the mainland and oceanside. I had seafood chowder, good but creamy (I like the tomato version better), and a blackened Mahi Mahi, nicely done with green beans and excellent garlic mashed potatoes. Bette had Shrimp and Grits, excellent — for her. I don’t like… Continue reading Sara J’s, Garden City SC