A Conversation with a Heavenly Service Representative

Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Customer Service Agent: Welcome to God's Help Line, how may I be of assistance?

Human Being: Oh, please help me, my life is in such a distress lately and I don't know what to do; and ever since my mother passed...

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Smallest Single .NET Core Executable

Friday, 27 May 2022

Use these settings in the main PropertyGroup in the csproj file to make the smallest, single .exe file possible.

  • OutputType = Exe
  • TargetFramework = net6.0 (or net6.0-windows)
  • PublishSingleFile = true
  • RuntimeIdentifier = win-x64
  • SelfContained = false

This corresponds to:

`dotnet build project.csproj --use-current-runtime...

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Tactical Lessons I Learned from Playing Snipes

Monday, 02 May 2022

  • There is often more than one way in. Keep looking for alternate avenues of attack.
  • Continually evaluate the situation and spot openings or better cover that can sometimes double your effectiveness.
  • A well-placed machine gun looking down the...
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How to Pray

Friday, 08 April 2022

How to pray: Some causal notes from my experience on how to pray. Feel free to leave comments or suggesting changes.

Note: This is just a compilation of my own "lessons learned". Use with caution.


  • All prayer is the means...
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I Was Weary, that Night, and Praying

Sunday, 13 March 2022 · 5

I was weary, that night, as I softly was praying
And read in my bible by candlelight swaying
In the darkness I sought the revival to come
But I feared that my heart and faith had gone numb.
Long had I prayed, and long...

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Praising God

Tuesday, 01 March 2022 · 1

I've been wondering for a while why worship is so important.

I mean, what if we directed all the worship for God to any human being instead, like ... well, North Korea and some other dysfunctional countries do. It would be pretty...

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Visual Studio Key Bindings

Friday, 01 October 2021


  • Search everywhere - Ctrl-T
  • Show intention actions - Alt-Enter


  • Duplicate line - Ctrl-D
  • Go to Declaration or Usages - F12
  • Find usages - Shift-F12
  • Go to Implementation - Alt-End
  • Next/previous Method - Alt-Down/Up
  • Generate - Alt-Insert
  • Move...
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Companies with Which I Will Not Do Business

Monday, 23 August 2021

This is a list of those companies who have wronged me, upset me, or just been absolute nincompoops; and with which I will therefore not do any business again.

  • IKEA USA online...
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CSS Flexbox Reference

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Style | Option | Explanation --------------------|----------------------------------|------------------   | | Parent styles | |   | | display: | flex | Set flex rendering on this item and its children   | | flex-flow: | direction wrap | Recommended shorthand flex-direction: | row, row-reverse | One single horizontal row  ...

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PowerShell Reference

Wednesday, 07 October 2020


Command Alias Comment
'string' String literal, not expanded
"string=$a" String literal with variable expansion
"math=$(2+3)" Embedded calculation
"result=$($value)" Embedded variable
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