Chuck Box

We go camping a couple times per year and every time it comes to making meals I get a little frustrated when I have to look in multiple places for things I need.  Hunting around in Rubbermaid containers for spoons, spatulas, spices and paper plates - while food is on a hot camp stove - … Continue reading Chuck Box

South Manitou Island at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

This post is meant as a warning to those fellow internet searchers looking for information on South Manitou Island at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Northwest Michigan.  We visited last week during our vacation (3rd week of July) and were looking forward to a great time. Unfortunately, none of the literature we encountered about the … Continue reading South Manitou Island at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Centering a WPF Window in an Outlook 2013 Add-in

I recently came upon the need to show a WPF window in an Outlook add-in, preferably centered on the Outlook window (WindowStartupLocation = CenterInParent).  Easy enough, but without setting Window.Owner, it will appear in an uncontrolled location when calling ShowDialog(). Setting Window.Owner is where things get a little tricky. Searching online produced a few variations … Continue reading Centering a WPF Window in an Outlook 2013 Add-in