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Back To Reality

I had a wonderful couple of days off. It was a great weekend in Kelowna, as usual, but now it’s back to reality for me.

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Vacation

So much for making my trip painless. The plan was to fly to Kelowna, landing at 8am today and then enjoy the long weekend. I guess the plan is changing.

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Hot Monday

It is Monday, again. The Office AC unit is out, again. It’s only 08:30 in the morning and already the building is 27C inside.

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Well Hung Door

I think it’s safe to say that we nerds in the cubicle farm portion of the office have had a handful of questions on our minds since they built the temporary plywood wall between our cubes and the side of the building that they are working on.

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New Bluetooth Keyboard

Finally got another hit to satiate my habit. I acquired a new bluetooth keyboard today to use with my tablet as a replacement of my eeepc laptop.

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Portable Computing

My eeepc is on its last legs. I have opened it up. I sprayed it with compressed air. I have reinstalled the operating system and still, it overheats after a few minutes of use and is relatively slow compared with even my phone.

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Weird Morning Sightings

Maybe I didn’t sleep enough, or maybe I’m finally noticing the status quo. Either way, this morning I noticed a few weird things that made me chuckle on my way to work.

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Total Recall

This weekend I watched the 2013 remake of Total Recall on Netflix.

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Long Weekend

The August long weekend is here.

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AUGUST YAH!

August is here!!!

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Office Renovations

They are starting renovations on the building at work. I thought it’d be fun to document their progress and technique.

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CLR Your Showerhead

Yesterday, I dismantled my shower head and cleaned out the calcium build up with a bit of CLR.

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Pictures from Banff

As I promised in my post earlier this week, here are a bunch of pictures from our time in Banff last weekend.

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Stormy Day, Leaky Office

Last night was one of the more stormy nights we have had all summer so far. The amount of wind and rain seems to have found its way through the walls of the office and is now making an appearance as puddles on the floor and rivulets running down the walls.

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Back to the Data Mines

Ugh… Vacation over. I guess it’s time to head back to the data mines…

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Banff - Columbia Icefield Adventure

Drove up the side of the a Glacier on an uber rare, super expensive bus. Steepest grade taken by the bus: 18%. Most other trivia, forgotten.

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Banff - Columbia Icefield Skywalk

This is the first year the Skywalk has been open. It is super neat!

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Banff - Sulphur Mountain Gondola

We rode up Sulphur mountain on the Gondola. Quite the view from way up there!

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TGIFF

Thank Goodness It’s Fake Friday!!!

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KSP Release Immenent

Some press announcements have been released by squad, release of 0.24 is immenent!

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Forgotten Wallet

I left my wallet in my other pants.

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What a Week

Whelp, that week dissapated quickly. Why didn’t I get anything accomplished?

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New Monitor

About a decade ago I purchased a 19 inch computer monitor. Today, I have put it into retirement.

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2014-06 Coffee How-to Photos

I put together a how-to for making decent coffee with a french press. Here is a gallery of the photos.

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Crummy Weather

The weather is supposed to be sunny and warm and beautiful on my days off not crummy like today.

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