PowerApps: Translator

I’ve written a walkthrough on the PowerApps Community Blog site, demoing the usage of the Microsoft Translator connection. I’m getting some use out of my “Quick Translator” app this summer as I travel in Europe!

Going Nomad

Just letting my 3 readers know that I’ve started a new blog to document my husband and I “moving to the world” 🙂  I’ll still post other things on this blog… maybe less sporadically once I don’t have a household to manage! But if you’re interested in seeing the world with us (and seeing if things…

Our bags are packed…

Fridge cleaned out except for apples & carrots: check. Dishes washed & dishwasher cleaned out: check. Knife removed from my purse: check! (not making that mistake again…) Itineraries printed: check. Contact info to family, neighbors notified: check. Most of my work caught up, at least enough to get away for a bit: check. Swimsuit, sunblock,…

Trip to Canada – Part I

We got going around 2:00, and after a late lunch stop in Erie, made it to Buffalo just in time for rush hour at 5. We decided to cross the Rainbow Bridge, because we didn't want to get on the QEW, and the overhead signs said there may be a 2-hour wait at the Queenston Bridge.…

Act boldly.

We picked Alex up at 7:15 to head over to the National Cathedral for 8:00 Easter Sunday service. You want to see impressive and awe-inspiring! Flowers galore, banners, trumpets, choirs, you name it.   Here are some interesting facts about the cathedral… for example, that it was completed in 1990 after a construction period of…

Afternoon in DC

After we checked in at the hotel, the kids and I headed into the city to go to the International Spy Museum. We walked the couple blocks to the DuPont Circle Metro station, and while Alex easily added some money to his fare card that he uses all the time, I was having technical difficulties…

Hotel Madera

Hotel Madera lobby We drove to the Hotel Madera (very easy to find, about 1-1/2 blocks off of Dupont Circle), and everyone waited in the car parked illegally while I ran in to find out what we were to do with the car. The desk clerk called for the valet, because apparently that's the only…