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Where has the time gone?

The past month has really flown by, hasn't it? Before I knew it, it's already a week before Valentines day and 2 weeks before I turn 25. Wow...a quarter of a century old. When it is put like that, I feel super old. No offense to the "old fogies" I know.

Anyway, here's a run-down of significant things that have happened between my last post and now:

- I'm finishing up DS9 on Netflix. I'm at the tail end of Season 6.

- Finally got my desktop at the house up and running. I can now work at home....into the wee hours of the morning. As I told Tom today, I work from 10-5(pm), and 10-5(am). Good? Maybe. But it beats staying at the office 24/7. Not that that's a bad thing, but I think Keat would miss me.

- Keat may be going to Japan for 2 weeks to a semester next year. On one side: I'm super happy for her (not sarcastic). Going to Japan for 2 weeks was an exhilierating experience for me, so I can only imagine what a semester could do. On the down side: I'll be left alone with 3 cats for a semester! I'm going to go insane.......again.

- We've launched a new "Fishbowl" contest in the area to get some leads. So far, it's looking good. We spent $100 on the materials, and should get more than 100% ROI on this. On a related note....

- Tom and I talked to the owner of Frog Level Brewery, a local brewery in Frog Level (next to Waynesville), about a potential event/conference for local geeks. The owner said "Yes" and planning hit full force. This event will allow the local non-techies to network and ask questions to the local geeks (and get a few beers while we're at it). It's called Drinks With Geeks, and it should be a great event! It won't happen in the immediate future, but maybe in April or May....

- We got a new client: ALP Systems Inc. The owner is a great guy, and it seems like we are copies of each other, if you know what I mean. He's a guy with a "No BS" attitude, and I want to make sure we keep it that way.

- We launched the TICS site on the 1st. So far, so good.

- Allan had a major computer virus that took out his PC for a bit. I'm still working on it after 48 hours, but I think this sums it up:


- Since my laptop finally called it quits, I was able to acquire some funds to get a new computer. I decided on a desktop for the office for the processing power and stability. I turned it on the first day I got it, and it hasn't been turned off since. I know it's Windows 7, but Quicken/QuickBooks doesn't run well on Linux, and I don't have the funds to get a Mac (although that is my wish)

- I'm working on a few new projects: Client Portal (project in progress), Sales Portal (planning has started), and a few others. I've been really preoccupied with other tasks at hand, but I think this sums it up well:
Ceiling Cat


- I found out about Star Trek RPG thanks to this little comic:
Real Life - Star Trek RPG

Since Kat's been helping us with WhiteWolf, I'm glad we are able to experience RPG gaming without having to worry about battling against super-experienced players.

That's it for now. The rest of the month looks pretty busy and my guess is that I'll have a lot more sleepless nights.


Tags:#ds9 #reallife #icanhascheeseburger #quicken #pc #whitewolf #tics #alp #facebook #drinkswithgeeks #fishbowl

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Star Trek: Too Good to Pass Up

Saw these on geekfeed. Too good to pass up

Away Team
Away Team

Just some guys attending the first space shuttle showing
Just some guys attending the first space shuttle showing

Couldn't pass these up. More ST references at geekfeed.


Tags:#startrek #space #shuttle #geekfeed

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Vacation Relaxation

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Happy Turkey-day Eve!


Not much to say about today. It's not that I'm ignorant of today, but not much really happened. Aside from being steamed from the manual file editing during the server transition (which hasn't progressed since yesterday as far as I know), Keat and I got up around 10, packed up our bags, and left for Keat's parents for the holiday.

On the way here, the traffic itself was light, but a lot of idiots on the road. I think we counted 10 cops either sitting and waiting or pulling people over before we even left Asheville. I lost count after 15 on the way here.

I got this shot about 30 minutes before we arrived.

Sunset over Hamptonville/Statesville, NC
Just beautiful.

Keat and I arrived at her parents, and I'm just lucky they have internet. Without it, I'd be scraping for something to do. We talked with them, started a small cooking fire, talked to some (of her) family friends, ate dinner, and then had firepit conversation.

Not much for today, but I can only hope that tomorrow goes better.

Before I go, I saw this video via Geeks Are Sexy, and I just had to share it. It really blows my mind that an LCARS system can be mimicked for a UI. Can't wait till I can get that far.


Tags:#geeksaresexy #thanksgiving #traffic #fire #startrek