update!

Apr. 26th, 2009 06:00 pm
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meme )

state of the spiffikins )

I did manage to move all my files off my desktop drive and onto the TERABYTE external drive that I bought - sooo much room!! I cleaned up all the wires and plugs and organized them into some sort of order although it never lasts. I have to get rid of the desktop carcass - I keep hearing about "green spot" recycling centers so I'll need to look that up.

Went to the store today and picked up some more plants - every few years I get into a mood where I want plants around - bought some bigger pots and some soil and repotted them all - so now I have 5 eight-inch pots with some nice sized plants, and 4 six-inch pots with some smallers ones. I've put them all on the windowsills of my bedroom window and we'll see how that works. It's light in my room, but only the window really gets direct light in the afternoon. Looking at the plants, makes me happy - I hope I can keep them alive :)

Even though I'm swamped at work, I offered minions the option of doing a training class on SQL - they both jumped at it eagerly, so we're starting on Monday at 11am - we'll try to do 30-45 minutes of basic SQL - I find this quite hilarious, because I'm not sure how I became qualified to teach, but I know more than they do, so it's a place to start :)

housemate arriveth )

I need to start looking for flights for June - I'm going home for a few days to visit my mom. My brother is going home next week, and my uncle is visiting at the end of May some time. My mom asked me, very tentatively, "when were you planning on coming out?" When I said June, she was all "oh thank god". I guess she was concerned about having visitors *all* of May but didn't want to say "no don't come home" :)







Despite having to spend 7 hours yesterday working on stupid dead server and recovering, I did get some time off today, and feel slightly better than I did on Friday.

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Apr. 16th, 2009 09:02 pm
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my shiny is here! new laptop is *very* shiny and many coworkers have come over to bask in it's awesomeness.


Apr 16, 2009 8:41 AM On FedEx vehicle for delivery SOQUEL, CA
Apr 16, 2009 8:36 AM At local FedEx facility SOQUEL, CA
Apr 16, 2009 8:09 AM At dest sort facility SAN JOSE, CA
Apr 16, 2009 3:57 AM Departed FedEx location MEMPHIS, TN
Apr 16, 2009 12:16 AM Arrived at FedEx location MEMPHIS, TN
Apr 15, 2009 3:09 PM Departed FedEx location ANCHORAGE, AK
Apr 15, 2009 12:22 PM Int'l shipment release ANCHORAGE, AK
Apr 15, 2009 3:07 PM In transit SHANGHAI CN
Apr 14, 2009 11:33 AM Picked up SHANGHAI CN Package received after FedEx cutoff
Apr 14, 2009 11:33 AM Left FedEx origin facility SHANGHAI CN
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