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Category: programming

12/06/07 06:42 - 25ºF - ID#42416

Rails 2.0

Rails 2.0 just came out today. Long wait! Well I didn't really wait I've been using the dev versions all along, but still.


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Category: work

12/05/07 09:36 - 17ºF - ID#42411

Frustrations at Work

I hated it today but I took a fall at work. Had to admit defeat and regroup, but I think in the end it will work out. Hurts my pride though. I was sick thinking about it all weekend. Thanks to Del and Paul for being so kind. Sorry. :(

And congrats on your 2 year anniversary at Roswell, Paul!

On other fronts, I spent all summer making sales pitches, and all fall cursing the fact that all the short term contract work resulting from those pitches came in at once, but I'm almost through the stack. After this I think I can limit my involvement in projects to two or three ongoing gigs. Will be a nice change of pace. I am looking forward to taking Sundays off and having some weekday evenings free.

I need to take more photos, go to the Zen thing once a week, and be a more well rounded person. I love what I do, but I can't hardly carry on a conversation lately with my head packed so full of symbols and control flows and class design abstractions. (e:James) is probably sick of it :)

And I'm looking forward to posting some non-computer, non-bitchy (e:strip) journals as my life comes into balance.

Don't forget to come to the holiday dinner! I think I may bring along my kid brother who is in town the next couple weeks.
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12/03/07 07:35 - 27ºF - ID#42384


OK, I'm doing something for a certain University. They have a deadline for the project of Dec 3rd, which was today. But I didn't get what I needed at the start of November, oh no, I got it on Friday. And final approval today. So now I'm rushing to finish it.

Which is fine.

But, I need to buy a program online to make the right templates, and Adobe's site is not allowing me to purchase it. I was using the 30 day trial version of it, but that expired yesterday. It will let me purchase a 5-seat license for $700. But not a single license for Mac. I could get a single license for Windows, but I need Mac. Vexing.




UPDATE : Hey, I could buy the French Mac version.

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Category: holidays

12/02/07 09:23 - 37ºF - ID#42366

Best Christmas Song

Jingle Rock Bell



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Category: culture

12/02/07 09:02 - 37ºF - ID#42364

Two Videos

Safron vs Athiests

Safron vs Catholics

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Category: holidays

11/28/07 10:52 - 29ºF - ID#42317

Five Stages of Christmas

Five Stages of Grief Christmas

Stage 1: Holiday Cheer.

Stage 2: Grumbling.

Stage 3: Heavy Drinking.

Stage 4: Blood EVERYWHERE.

Stage 5: Acceptance.

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Category: culture

11/27/07 06:20 - 42ºF - ID#42306

The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass is coming out soon, and I can't wait to see it. Anyone up for going as an (e:strip) gang? Just watch out for those atheistic overtones, you might want to keep small children away lest they be corrupted.

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Category: estrip

11/26/07 10:31 - 41ºF - ID#42297

E:Strip Holiday Dinner

Welcome to this week's reminder post for the (E:Strip) Holiday Dinner, to be held on December 13th ( a Thursday), at 24 Linwood. Graciously hosted by (e:Matthew), (e:Paul), and (e:Terry).

If you can come, please bring a dish, leave a comment with what you'd like to volunteer to make or buy. There is still plenty of time to decide, I'll post every 4 or 5 days between now and the week of the party just to keep things moving.

Hope to see you all there!

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11/26/07 06:31 - 41ºF - ID#42290

Worried Face

Let's see if anyone shows up to my Ruby Meetup!
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Category: family

11/26/07 11:06 - 41ºF - ID#42284

Home From The Holidays

Well we got back last night from our long weekend away at (e:James)' family's house. Nice relaxing weekend, definitely feel better after talking some time off and away from the computer. It's a bit weird that I never see my family anymore, what with James' family being so much closer to us then my Dad, we tend to spend all the holidays at his family's. And then the extended family I still have in Buffalo, I never see at holidays because we're out of town. Hoping to get out west soon though, and reconnect with my relatives here in town.

On the other hand, I had intended to get at least *some* work done to keep this week from being too insane, but I had no cell reception and wasn't able to connect my laptop to the wifi in their house. Grrr. They live just outside of the NYC area, in Putnam county, and I don't understand why they have no cell reception. It's just housing for as far as the eye can see. No idea why the wifi wasn't working though, pain in the ass, that.
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