About Author: Gabriel Mongefranco

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Gabriel Mongefranco is your software developer for all things data: extraction, integration, analytics and security. He is also a blogger, a poet, a proud father and a faithful Christian. He is always eager to contract with faith-based nonprofits! Learn more.

Posts by Gabriel Mongefranco

  • Oremos por nuestros hermanos y hermanas en Haiti.  Juntos, somos un mundo.  Solos, no somos más que polvo en el aire.

    Esfuerzos de Relevación en Haiti

    Oremos por nuestros hermanos y hermanas en Haiti. Juntos, somos un mundo. Solos, no somos más que polvo en el aire.

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  • I'm back from Guatemala!  It was fun, and it was really great to see my family again.  It was the first time in many, many years that we could take a picture of the whole family together.

    My trip to Guatemala in 2009

    I'm back from Guatemala! It was fun, and it was really great to see my family again. It was the first time in many, many years that we could take a picture of the whole family together.

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  • If you are a web developer, you may sometimes find the need to store an XHTML color code in a database.  This could be useful, for example, to associate a specific product type with a persistent background color in a search results page.

    Writing a Transact-SQL Constraint for a Hexadecimal Color Codes Field

    If you are a web developer, you may sometimes find the need to store an XHTML color code in a database. This could be useful, for example, to associate a specific product type with a persistent background color in a search results page.

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  • I've been down in the basement for a couple of hours trying to learn how to play this song.  It's challenging, but everytime I learn a small piece, I can hear Mandy Moore singing along.

    A song to remember

    I've been down in the basement for a couple of hours trying to learn how to play this song. It's challenging, but everytime I learn a small piece, I can hear Mandy Moore singing along.

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  • In my mind, a house is nothing but a smart financial decision. It is not special, and certainly not an accomplishment.  A house is simply a place to sleep.  It is a basic material necessity, nothing more, and nothing less.  <small><strong>**Note:</strong> This content requires site login.</small>

    Excited? Maybe. **

    In my mind, a house is nothing but a smart financial decision. It is not special, and certainly not an accomplishment. A house is simply a place to sleep. It is a basic material necessity, nothing more, and nothing less.  **Note: This content requires site login.

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  • Wondering how long I should wait for someone special. Would anyone be worth waiting an eternity to meet?

    How long should I wait?

    Wondering how long I should wait for someone special. Would anyone be worth waiting an eternity to meet?

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  • This poem is about feeling overwhelmed by fear and doubt in the mere thought of asking someone out.

    How could I ever dare?

    This poem is about feeling overwhelmed by fear and doubt in the mere thought of asking someone out.

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  • Today is a rainy day, so he is forced to setup camp on a piece of cardboard just outside of the shopping area.  One side of his cardboard reads, "Will work for food."  The other is merely his chair.

    Paul in Leonard

    Today is a rainy day, so he is forced to setup camp on a piece of cardboard just outside of the shopping area. One side of his cardboard reads, "Will work for food." The other is merely his chair.

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  • This store was part of Good Will Industries, which is an organization that provides work and humanitarian aid for those in disadvantage through its hundreds of donation centers and thrift stores.

    A Good Move… A Good Will

    This store was part of Good Will Industries, which is an organization that provides work and humanitarian aid for those in disadvantage through its hundreds of donation centers and thrift stores.

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  • No more falling in love after two seconds, either.  It's time to be careful not to fall for someone too quickly, but also careful not to wait too long.   I now know what kind of girl I'm looking for...

    Status… Decisions… What is to come?

    No more falling in love after two seconds, either. It's time to be careful not to fall for someone too quickly, but also careful not to wait too long. I now know what kind of girl I'm looking for...

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