I've always been fascinated by history. For a long time growing up, my plan was to become a history teacher. While that didn't work out, I've continued to read quite a lot of history, both popular and scholarly works. One of the things about it that I find most fascinating are the stories. History is […]
Many of us grew up with one version of Cinderella or another. The step child that's horribly mistreated by the new parent is a scary story. In the Disney version, everything works out fine. However, if you read some of the original Grimm versions of the story (and there is more than one version), not […]
As I type this, I've got my right leg propped up on a stool. That's because if I sit for any length of time with the knee bent, I have a great deal of pain on standing. Seems there's something horribly wrong with my knee. I still don't know what yet. I've had an MRI […]
Reading execution plans in SQL Server is just hard. There’s a lot to learn and understand. I previously outlined the basics I use to get started when I’m looking...