Category Archives: Life

I miss the good old days…

…when your screen name was your online identity. There was no expectation that you give your real name, though you could if you wanted to. This nostalgic feeling rushed into me as the response to my centos wiki edit permissions request came back stating that I needed my name as the username, not my online alias.

As if my online screen name identifies me any less than my actual name?

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Meet my new coworker

My new coworker

He’s been in the cube next to me for months, and I’m starting to feel bad that I didn’t share any doughnuts with him on his first day. He arrived one Saturday morning as we were doing some data-center housekeeping. Despite being one of those employees that simply “takes up space”, he’s obviously here to stay.

My own private protest

I’ve noticed that I have started to put on some weight (again). The last time my weight started to go up, I counted calories, and managed to get the weight down and stable for a little over a year. This time, however, I’m going to do something different about it.

In the spirit of the various “Occupy” protests lately, I’ve decided to start my own private protest:

Occupy Kitchen

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