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Tasty, Fast and Cheap.


Since I work in downtown Seattle, and am rarely prepared enough to have made myself a lunch to take to work, I often purchase lunch from one of numerous options near my office. Similar to the cheap-quick-good rule of software development, I aim for my lunches to meet two of these three criteria:

If an option is tasty and cheap, I'll probably back. Or fast and tasty. If a restaurant is slow and expensive, I probably won't be back. Of course, tasty, fast and cheap would be great!

Glassblowing Tools.


In glassblowing, there are some tools are very expensive; jacks - $200, diamond shears - $225, and thousands of dollars for a glory hole.

But there are also some very cheap tools for glassblowing:

Outlook - Search Inside an Email.


In Outlook (Microsoft's email program), I used to think that there was no way to search the body of a given email, since Control-F (the keyboard shortcut used for "Find" by most applications) started Forwarding an email. However, I've recently discovered that there is a way to search the contents of an email:

  1. Open the email in its own window. (The preview pane is no good for this.)
  2. Hit F4.

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