Month: May 2010

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Monday May 31, 2010

Memorial Day is one of the few days of the year that the IT community tends to take as a holiday, so I’m taking today off — at least mostly. I have to get ready for my class tomorrow, and I’m […]

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Sunday May 30, 2010

I had all my kids home this weekend, and my daughters and I went to a conference. A lot of the attendees were friends and colleagues. Then this morning we went and sang in church before heading back to the […]

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Friday May 28, 2010

I went on a hike yesterday with CD, though it ended up being more of a walk. A long walk, though, and very enjoyable, though I think I talked her ear off. I’ve been doing some exciting projects lately. At […]

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Thursday May 27, 2010

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Here is what I’m knitting. Not, as has been suggested, human brains, but Endless Summer Connemara cotton. The pattern is Flying Diagonals, from Lacy Little Knits. I started this pattern a long time ago in a laceweight and discovered that […]

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Wednesday May 26, 2010

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In May of 2008, the first month in which I was self-employed (or an unemployed person working a lot, which was sort of how I thought of it at the time), I earned $1008.02. The following month I learned to […]

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Tuesday May 25, 2010

It is Geek Pride Day. I don’t like that word and rarely use it. However, I have just spent 13 hours at a computer, and I spent many of those hours engaging with html code, so let’s be honest here: […]

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Monday May 24, 2010

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Until yesterday I had this great jungle of roses. It needed pruning, certainly. I had been suggesting to my husband that he prune it for months before it burst into bloom. Recently, though, I’ve been reveling in it. I had […]

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Sunday May 23, 2010

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The roses are looking very beautiful — crimson Falstaff and the faint pink of New Dawn. We’re going to plant some tomatoes today to keep them company. We also have a nice crop of mint and unfortunately some poison ivy […]

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Saturday May 22, 2010

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The horrible dog has started crying again. He began at about 3:00 this morning. I got up at 3:30 and let him out and then again at 4:30 and yelled at him, and I gave up at 5:30 and got […]

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Friday May 21, 2010

So I’ve now finished my first week off between classes. The week off coincided with an assignment to do seven documents from the Kennedy Center and five websites from The Computer Guy, plus a couple of websites my company is […]