Category Archives: Totally Random

Bit of an Update

Henry caused Sadie’s power supply to fry, so that’s been waiting for replacement if I could find one. Valerie’s computer started sounding sick. When I found the CPU fan dying, which would explain it shutting down spontaneously the other day … Continue reading

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Official Shit List

Mitt Romney MassHealth Healthcare Financial, Inc. Thomas G. Gennis The voice “talent” of Signature Healthcare’s phone system The designer of Signature Healthcare’s phone system Heck, the designer of MassHealth’s phone system Downstairs neighbor Upstairs neighbor Anyone who calls us after … Continue reading

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Arisia Memberships For Sale

Two adult and two babysitting memberships to Arisia, the big New England SF convention I used to help run. I bought them in 2007 for 2008, then rolled them over to 2009. You’re not supposed to be able to roll … Continue reading

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Silly Henry

He is our mail out the so I am using voice dictation to try to work which of course is interesting as you can see if I don’t edit this. I said I am trying to work actually that’s not … Continue reading

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Today

Once again, no birthdays today. Or even birthdats todat. Apparently I can’t type, at least not on that part of the qwerty. Or is it qweryt? Anyway… I worked on the resume with partial usefulness yesterday, but I have an … Continue reading

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Since There Are No Birthdays…

Here’s a quick post of this and that while I guzzle some coffee. Today I am hitting the road to work on the resume again at a secure, undisclosed location where I can plug in the laptop and be offline … Continue reading

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Repost: Experiences and Accomplishments Scratchpad

Originally posted August 6, 2007, now archived here. I’m trying to come up with a good set of descriptors of what I’ve done and of accomplishments, both as selling points for the new support business, and as resume fodder to … Continue reading

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Repost: Employment and College

Originally posted August 3, 2007, now archived here. A while back I did a series of posts in “list plus elaboration” format, collecting my thoughts about as close as I could come to everything I had ever used for software … Continue reading

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Voluminous

I have 19 pictures queued of Henry… just from the latest set off the camera. So much for his being neglected compared to the girls, if I post all those. I’m debating whether to just post them normally, split them … Continue reading

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XTremeComp.com Also Up for Auction

In addition to the noted xtremeware.com offering, I have put xtremecomp.com for sale. I’m not stressed about selling it, but I also have no special need to keep it as a souvenir of the former business. The content is also … Continue reading

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XTremeWare.com Back On Auction

Partly to promote it and partly to make the URL easy for me to fetch, I want to note that after the 7 day fire sale auction, which actually did attract a single, last minute bid that met the minimum … Continue reading

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Pictures, Henry, Etc.

I have about a gazillion pictures and even some videos of the kids being insanely cute, at the playground, in the car, at grandma’s, and even at home. I really need to pack up a bunch for the California grandparents … Continue reading

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Someday My Post Will Come

I started a post earlier, on this birthday-free day, but was unable to finish it. Perhaps I should post single sentences or brief paragraphs as I think of them, like the observation that Obama selected LBJ as his running mate … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary

To my sister Lynn and her husband Jim, who have been married 29 years, if I am not mistaken.

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Life Gives Us Deadlines

This is an updated and abbreviated version of a post I have been meaning to write and have a couple times had partially written for weeks, and relates to mentions here (linked by Sarah in this awesome post), and over … Continue reading

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Out the Frying Pan

Sadly, my 12 inch frying pan had to be thrown away yesterday. The coating was so badly damaged that it was unusable. It was a cheap pan and last many years – almost nine, I believe it is – so … Continue reading

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Progress!

As you can see, there’s been substantial progress in setting up the new blog. I’ve just finished what we are most obligated or in need of having before it can be deferred until later. I’ll resume fussing with it after … Continue reading

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Woohoo! 248 Going Once…

Won’t really feel the love until I’ve seen it on the scale at least twice, but this morning I was 248, down 2 from my prior low, for an even 60 pounds lost from my high, and 50 lost this … Continue reading

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