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

Kindle Voyage

Yesterday I received my new Kindle Voyage. I've been a first-gen Paperwhite user since shortly after it was released and I have been nothing but pleased with it.  It was miles ahead of the other Kindles we in the household have owned. The Voyage is another big step forward.  I was expecting an improvement, obviously, … Continue reading Kindle Voyage