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Xanth is the Punniest Book Series Evar!

Piers Anthony has done an amazing job creating an amusing fantasy world full of the most groan-worthy puns.

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You Know Summer’s Here When

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Casting in Chrome, Not a Metallurgical Task

Although we did do some smelting over Easter Weekend, today’s blog post has nothing to do with the element Chromium or metallurgy at all.

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Ultron in 3D

Yesterday, after at least 5 or more years of avoiding 3D movies, I broke my streak and saw the new avengers movie.

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2015-05

Dropbox Space Figured Out

The website should now be recieving updates again!

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Mounting Virtualbox Shared-Folders in a Linux Guest

I created a new Fedora 21 VM for myself this weekend.

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Google Chrome RPM Signature

I’m running Google Chrome on Fedora 21 on a handful of my systems. Occasionally, after an update, yum will throw errors about a problem with the Google Chrome RPM’s cryptographic signature.

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Losing My Dropbox Space Soon

Whelp, that was a good year.

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Space Moved to Github

I’ve decided to resurect my Github account and have moved the Space project over there.

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Space Now Public

I’ve been working on an idea for a game over the last while. I now think that the idea has enough traction that I want to take a swing at it. So I’m launching the project as open source now, not because I can, but because I want to.

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2015-04

New Research Project

Recently, I’ve worked on a few defects at work that have involved some linux subsystems that are not as familiar to me as I’d like. To improve my own knowledge I think I should spend some time over the next couple of quarters learning about these new pieces of software.

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Just My Sort of Luck

Luck has never been one to single me out of the crowd. Especially the good kind…

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A Thursday without the Dental League

Talk about salt in the wound! Not only is the Dental Curling League finished for the year, I no longer have an excuse to leave the office early on Thursdays. Sad face…

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Becoming Dangerous

I’m learning to use my teeth; the ‘mostly harmless’ tag is in the process of being shaken off!

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But, I Don’t Wanna

Why is it so hard to motivate myself on the weekend?

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Counting My Curling Eggs Too Early

I guess I spoke too soon in my last post.

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End of 2015 Curling Season

Last night marks the last double-header of my season. Spring is upon us and soon the ice at the rink will be allowed to melt.

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Becoming a Space Investor

Elite Dangerous has grabbed me. They got me hook line and sinker. It is very much the type of game that I can lose myself for hours playing. When I first bought the game, I started playing sometime in the early afternoon. The next thing I remember - in real life, an least - it was midnight.

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2015-03

Boardwalk, You and I are Through!

Three year relationships are normally painful to end. Often the end is messy and emotional. In the case of my relationship with Boardwalk though, I am ecstatic.

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Python

A quick reference for some interesting python concepts. This is not intended to be complete documentation for python by any means.

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Oh No, What Have I Done?

Woe is me. What have I done? Time as I know it will never be used productively again now that I have the game Elite Dangerous. The silver lining will come in the form of my alabaster, hasn’t-seen-the-sun-in-ages skin that I will be cultivating while playing Elite Dangerous.

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Mostly Moved

The last few days have been exhausting. The movers came on Friday and I have been unpacking and setting up the new apartment this weekend.

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