I really haven’t had much drive to update this site for a while. For the past three years I’ve been back in school – in fact, the last time I wrote anything substantial was about the end of my first term. The first year of classes was me just taking
…and preparations are being made for people to come over for a Prisoner Premiere Party (though it could very well be a wake…) One of the Prisoner Premier Party-goers sent me this link to a fitting cartoon at this time.
Today was the last day of my introduction to C++ programming class at Foothill College. This was something that I hope would help me on my quest for employment. Of course starting this class threw a wrench in my unemployment benefits, as they want to interview you to make sure
Okay… It’s been widely believed that famous deaths always come in threes. It’s just apophenia – the tendency of human minds to see patterns where none exist. That being said, however, these three came fast and furiously: Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett (nee Majors) and – as a complete shock –
On this Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you…) I realize that I have now been unemployed for a full quarter of the year – 13 whole weeks. I’ve had some highs recently (a face to face interview) and some lows (a temp agency had no interest in
Two months on, and still nowhere. It’s early days yet, and with the first month having been a sort of vacation we’re not worrying yet. Learning that you need to know people – or at least know people who know people. So if you know me, and you know other
I’ve been on a vacation of sorts for the month of February, and now it’s time to call an end to it – in a way… For those of you who I see or converse with on some sort of regular basis know that I was laid off at the
John Mortimer, author of the Rumpole of the Bailey books, has died. If this continues, my web site is going to be nothing but obituaries.
The BBC has posted a nice obituary of Patrick McGoohan here.