Category Archives: Personal

But the Massachusetts was supposed to be "predisastered"…

Updated! – see Boston Globe article link below I commute in to Boston from the South Shore by boat. Its much more relaxing than driving, and the each boat has a bar. How can you go wrong. Out of all … Continue reading

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SANS Program Aims to Boost Secure IT Coding Skills

Some shameless self-promotion in Computerworld magazine: A coalition of 360 users and vendors led by the SANS Institute last week launched a new information security skills assessment and certification program for corporate and government software programmers. The National Secure Programming … Continue reading

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I Pee a Dress?

I was just talking to my wife about a computer network problem and my youngest son chimed in: I pee a dress? Daddy, who is peeing in a dress? powered by performancing firefox

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My New Toy

I haven’t had a new gadget in quite some time, mostly due to the fact that I’ve sworn them off as evil minions of Satan (and being on hold with gadget company tech support is much like Purgatory). Still – … Continue reading

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2007 New Years Resolutions

My 2007 resolutions: Lose last of the fat – drop down to 170 lbs by March 1st (8 pounds to go!). More patience – don’t snap to judgment, let others finish a sentence before cutting in, don’t get angry if … Continue reading

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Goodbye MT, Hello WP

Just for the hell of it I’ve decided to switch from Movable Type to WordPress. So far I am very very impressed. Incredibly easy to install, very easy to migrate, and easy to manage.

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No, I don't miss this

Let the Buffalo jokes begin… Record snowstorm barrels into Buffalo – BUFFALO, New York (AP) — A rare early October snowstorm left parts of the Great Lakes and Midwest blanketed with 2 feet of snow Friday morning, prompting widespread … Continue reading

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Fear the Mullets

Thank you, YouTube, for providing me a way to upload my l33t keyboard skills to the Internets. Set the wayback machine to 1986…

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Yay – I'm 40

I’m still not sure how I feel about turning 40. Hell, it’s better than turning 50, right? Stuff that happened on April 12th (from Wikipedia): * 467 – Anthemius is elevated to Emperor of the Western Roman Empire * 1606 … Continue reading

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I Love Airports, Part Deux

So much for flying home to Boston. Logan’s radar system is out, and I’m stuck in Buffalo. I just hope that they get it fixed by tomorrow morning’s 7:00 AM flight…

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