Monthly Archives July 2007

three days to go!

(Not counting today, of course.) Pretty quiet at work now between tapering off and other people’s vacations. I’m feeling pretty lame-duck. People are taking me out to lunch Thursday and Friday, though, so that’ll make those days go by quicker. I think I’m going to gather up my stuff Thursday and take it home that night, so […]

what every message board needs

What every message board needs. [thanks, David!]


Four days of work left! (I’m not counting my last day. It is a half-day of attendance and a half-day of drinking.) I’m looking forward to the opportunity to reset a whole lot of my personal organization systems — once nice part about leaving a job is that a gazillion loose threads get tied off […]

Foxit Reader

I just finished recommending this software to Trevor who was complaining about Acrobat Reader being big and slow, and I realized I should mention it here too. Foxit Reader is a free, lightweight PDF reader for Windows and Linux. It comes in somewhere around the 4MB mark on disk once installed (compared to Acrobat Reader’s […]

Microsoft OneNote

Have any of you used Microsoft OneNote? I am intrigued by its promises but not convinced and it’s not the most straightforward thing to just sit in front of and use (or it is, and I’m overthinking it).

cat, school

A few brief personal updates: First, I heard back from the vet yesterday: Mouse’s last bloodwork all came back normal, so we have ourselves a healthy cat. The elevated white blood cell count was presumably entirely from her infected tooth and gums, which the tooth removal and antibiotics took care of, and the liver enzyme count […]


Inspire me.

I have a bit more spare time these days. I should be posting here more. But I’m not! So outside of just forcing myself to post more often (and to post more “stuff I found on the web”, which usually I just share on a couple of IRC channels), I figured I’d ask you guys […]