Back from Neverland I suppose this would have been a good time to be contributing to this thing. Two months into the CV-lockdown and I’m finally getting around to writing something here. Overall, I’ve enjoyed the quarantine. I mostly keep to myself anyway and have most everything I need here at home. I missed seeing my students in person this past semester. But otherwise, for … Continue reading Lockdown
Oh wow. So we finally have a picture of a black hole! Amazing. And scary. Here’s a force of nature that mankind cannot cope with. Ever. All the nukes in the world would be snuffed out if we even tried. I’m not particularly religious, but that smacks of the hand of God. Just. Wow. On the domestic front, we’re wrapping up the Spring semester. It’s … Continue reading Black Hole
So, I’m still working on creating an ‘Advanced System Administration’ class, and have been casting about for topics to include. I think building around the philosophy of DevOps might prove to be the answer. I did a search for DevOps tools, thinking ‘labs,’ and found this. More stuff than I ever thought existed… If anyone has any ideas, I’d love to hear them. I’d like … Continue reading I thought this was neat
So, we’re back about to go at it. Classes start next week. And I can’t wait! This summer’s been a drag. I made some big changes in my life; but sometimes change can be painful. Oh well…as long as you wake up looking down at the grass (as opposed to up), I guess it’s all good. I’m looking at a [relatively] easy semester this Fall, … Continue reading Into the Breech
So, I just got done working through tonight’s CSCI 1720 lab. I’d forgotten how much work I’ve put into this. It’s a [I think] really good introduction to the Bootstrap CSS framework. Arguably, BS is the most popular framework…and rightfully so, IMO. You get so much ‘out of the box.’ From typography to responsiveness, it’s a really cool technology. This class is ridiculously fun. Content … Continue reading OK…Wow
So, the new couch is due in today. Yay! I liked the old one, right up until the frame somehow got bent, and the right-side recliner doesn’t work anymore. I fiddled with it for a while, but the thing just sticks out there, being a pain in the butt I went to Grand Home Furnishings [or whatever they call themselves…it ought to be ‘Ramsey Furnishings,’ … Continue reading New Couch!
So, I’m sitting in my office, not doing what I need to get done by 5:00 tonight. Sometimes it’s relaxing to just spew out stiff here with my eyes closed, typing things as I think of them. It’s also entertaining when I open my eyes and see all of the typos I made… So things are going well, even if I did have to park … Continue reading Just feel like posting…
Actually, it’s been a bumpy ride the past few weeks. It’s been awful hard to get caught up. But I’m working on it. My new class is going fairly well. I noticed when we were reviewing HTML and CSS that a lot of the students looked kind of lost. This makes sense, since most of them are juniors and seniors (in a freshman level class), … Continue reading Sailing along…
Lots of stuff’s been happening lately! I’m starting on my doctorate this fall at Nova Southeastern University. I’ll have to go to Ft. Lauderdale twice a semester (at the beginning and the end) and do the rest through distance learning. It’s going to take five years, but I think it’ll be worth it. Just something I really want to do. I’m also picking up a … Continue reading All Kinds of News
I remember when I was eleven years old, a friend of the family and neighbor in married student housing in Clemson took me to see Star Wars. I left in awe. Awe of the story, the effects, the sheer wonder of it all…and especially the music! Who would have thought then how much of an impact the franchise would have on not only the movie … Continue reading Goin’ to see Star Wars!