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Photos from this week

Just some random photos from this week. Click the image to go to the Flickr page. Wildflowers growing in driftwood at Seahurst Park: Looking through the LensBaby 2.0: A sunlit corner of my backyard: An old bottle on the patio…

Tales of an upgrade weekend

When you’re doing a major software upgrade, there’s lots of work, and lots of waiting. Some of the folks who will be testing the upgrade chat while they wait: Iris made sure she came prepared: Others catch up on sleep:…

Working Weekend

This weekend is a big software upgrade at work. It’s all hands on deck in the IT department, from Friday night until Saturday or Sunday, and back again early Monday to support any upgrade-related issues that occur. We’ve stocked up…

Dunk the Boss!

Today is the monthly fundraiser day at work. The fundraiser usually consists of “pay $5 and you can wear jeans” and is donated to a different charity every month. Not terribly annoying, unlike the United Way fundraisers and forced donations…

Is it Friday yet?

I sure wish it was, considering how the week has gone so far. After the big move at work last weekend, we figured Monday, and maybe Tuesday, wouldn’t be fun as we worked out all the kinks from moving 50…

Bribery

Bribery is a useful tool. Today’s bribe was the ever-appreciated gift of Mt. Dew, from a user whom I fixed a VERY strange computer problem for. My boss took delivery of the bribe, and his only response was “You’re getting…