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Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for July 2008

Sit, Ubuntu, Sit

(Those reading my short story “They Keys Are In It” may go on to Part Nine. Warning: not everybody lives through this chapter.) The month of Ubuntu has begun. I am typing this in the Ubuntu Linux distribution that I installed on Saturday, and so far things are going great, and they’re only getting better… (read more)

Hot End to July

(click to enlarge) Whoa. Here is what we get in the Dallas metro area this time of year. Plenty more of this is expected in August. And look at those “low” temperatures. This isn’t meant as a competition. I’m sure there are folks reading this who have it worse than we do. I just happen… (read more)

For Want of a Floppy

I’m typing this in Wordpad on Windows 98, on a circa 1997 IBM Thinkpad 365xd (40MB RAM and 750MB hard drive). It’s a laptop leftover from one of my workplaces years ago, saved from the trash heap. What more do I need to type out my thoughts? I don’t even have a way to connect… (read more)