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JOURNAL: 2021-05-02 | AL Unemployment, Dept of Labor & Amazon Associates

Greetings!   Ok, folks. Here is what is on my mind today: Who is In Charge of the Alabama Department of Labor? I have been collecting unemployment since August, 2020. Despite diligently receiving two lucrative job offers after submitting over 100 job applications, due to my 2015 marijuana felony, the job offers were rescinded after […]

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JOURNAL: 2021-04-28 | On Finishing my Book and IBC Tote Rainwater Harvesting

Good morning! Dear reader, let me tell you what is on my mind this morning. I’m thinking about what it will take to finish my book, how I should get back in shape, how to prepare my homestead/acreage for urban farming, and how to start doing rainwater harvesting. These are topics I will discuss throughout […]

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NOTES: 2021-04-26 | Notes on LinkedIn Learning PHP Videos

These notes are continued from this post. How to Retrieve Data from a MySQL database with PHP (with mysqli) Best practice: Always free result and connection when done. db_connect_guide.php // Credentials $dbhost = ‘localhost’; $dbuser = ‘webuser’; $dbpass = ‘secret’; $ dbname = ‘globe_bank’; // 1. Create DB Connection $conn = mysqli_connect( $dbhost, $dbuser, $dbpass, […]

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Why I Write: Reasons for Writing and Notes on Audience

Greetings, Dear Reader, Or “Bretheren”, or friend, or self … Whatever “catchy” intro phrase I’m choosing to use today. I like “Dear Reader” because it was something my idol/influence Stan Lee, creator and writer of what eventually became Marvel Comics. My thoughts are somewhat fragmented and somewhat cohesive. I am naturally analytical — prone to […]

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ASOM Brings Music Ministry to Trinity (Geneva Reaper)

Article Background & Summary I attended Trinity church in Geneva, AL early February of 2018. Their guests were a troupe of expressive dancers, singers, and musicians from the Atlanta School of Ministry. ASOM has locations across the US that seek to draw runaways and other disadvantaged youth and to rehabilitate them through art, music and […]

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Quitting Quora? … Not Really, just a Question Hiatus or No Time For Gold Dust

This is gold dust. After the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in 1849 people wanting to strike it rich, or even just to make a decent living with little to no other prospects, made the arduous journey in droves to California from all across the United States. In those days miners might work a […]

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Design Journal: Designing a new logo for St. Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church (SEMBC)

Last night I began teaching myself InkScape (again). This is the best and most well-known free and open-source alternative to Adobe Illustrator. I’ve tried to learn InkScape before, but the tutorials never seem to work, or are incomplete — not step by step for an absolute newbie — and often don’t include the very fundamental […]