Monthly Archives: March 2005

Getting Closer to the Move Here

So here we are, back in what we hope will be our new home. This time Van­cou­ver is once again cov­ered with many dark clouds, but instead of con­stant rain, it’s far more like Seat­tle rain, which has usu­al­ly been light sprin­kles inter­persed with tan­ta­liz­ing patch­es of sun­shine. We land­ed and got through cus­toms by […]

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Let's Get This Show On the Road

My friend in Van­cou­ver, Matt points out that the name for the con­fer­ence that I’m going to attend in Van­cou­ver next week, Mas­sive Tech Expo, is real­ly akin to call­ing it The Best Con­fer­ence Ever. I also sug­gest­ed that a good name (with an homage to Woody Allen’s ‘What’s Up Tiger Lily’) is to call […]

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Moving On

It’s Sun­day, and Pam and I have been doing our best to get on with our lives after the loss of our beloved pet. It’s hard to pre­dict when grief hits; some­times it’s when we reen­ter the house on return­ing from shop­ping or a day trip to Pam’s broth­er and sis­ter-in-law. Some­times it’s the evening, […]

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Socrates

In my last entry I was afraid that I would be writ­ing a eulo­gy soon for my cat Socrates. Sad­ly, this is the case. We had to put Socrates to sleep yes­ter­day. The growth that was obstruct­ing his low­er intes­tine was tech­ni­cal­ly oper­a­ble, but the oper­a­tion would have involved some dif­fi­cult and painful surgery, includ­ing […]

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Sick Kitty

Although I haven’t men­tioned much in this blog, I had two cats and had to give one of them away due to its health issues. I have no clue how long does pet dan­der stay in a house, but I still find his hair around the house. The cat we have now has an his­tor­i­cal­ly […]

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