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Trials and tribulations

It’s been a busy semester. One snow day and one sick day; and I’ve been behind ever since. But we’re getting down to it, so that’s good. I’m teaching one class this summer. So I should have a little down time to get reoriented. The class I’m teaching this summer, Intermediate Web, is still evolving. But I think it’s a good class. The students seem … Continue reading Trials and tribulations »


Ohboyohboyohboy! Can’t wait! Should be here tomorrow. I hope. I originally ordered my new Dell without a solid state drive because, well, I didn’t see a whole lot of performance improvement when I installed one in the old Asus. And it was small and had to be constantly monitored for junk files. Segregating data files from application files wasn’t too challenging, but occasionally, I’d accidentally … Continue reading Ohboyohboyohboy! »


Busy day yesterday, spilling in to this morning. I made several changes in gear and stuff: I replaced the Equinox, which has demonstrated a distressing tendency to break down. Four major (i.e., a week or more in the shop for repairs) break-downs. The last EQ Waterloo happened 236 miles from home, in Raleigh, NC. After the dealer fixed it, the ‘check engine’ light came on … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-changes… »