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
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
First I'll say that every PC I use these days is running Windows 8.1. That's my home desktop, laptop, Surface RT, and work PC. Windows 8 is actually very good on the tablet form factor. It's fine on PCs if you're wanting to stick to the new Metro style apps. But it's horrible when mixing desktop … Continue reading Ugh: Windows 8, Metro and Desktop
He's all set for his first day of Kindergarten!
Tomorrow David starts kindergarten. This morning we had our last race to the pre-school door. He won.
The tree I have called the Cascade Tree (after the rural road it is on) is no more. I have no idea what it was about this tree, but many times while driving back from shooting at the lake I'd stop and give it some lens time too. I always liked how the road looked … Continue reading The Cascade Tree is No More
It has been a while since I've been out in the evenings to take photos. I took David with me and we headed to Sangchris Lake, in hopes of a good looking sky and/or sunset. Sadly, the sun slowly dimmed without a show. I didn't come away with much, around 30 shots in total. One … Continue reading Just Crop