San Diego woke up to some terrible news yesterday:
The Sheriff’s Department released no new details Monday about the deaths at a rented condominium just off Orange Avenue in the usually idyllic tourist town (of Coronado), but family and others began to talk about the three men and one woman who died.
David Reis, [...]
Which the missus and I are celebrating ours at home, the chillens being growed up or nearly so. For those of you such as are going out, watch out for them English, for they’re a hazard on the roads when they’ve a drop taken.
Here at Chez Lex, the year 2011 has had its [...]
I’m probably right of the bell curve on tech for a man of my age. Oh, I don’t run Linux. Nor do I spend any more time than is entirely necessary on the command line. I don’t write code, nor build routers. But I can tinker on the margins, and am capable of Googling [...]
From the WSJ’s annual Christmas editorial:
When Saul of Tarsus set out on his journey to Damascus the whole of the known world lay in bondage. There was one state, and it was Rome. There was one master for it all, and he was Tiberius Caesar.
Everywhere there was civil order, for the arm [...]
A very Merry Christmas, from my family to yours.
All things considered, we’ve had a pretty good year.
So, corporate HQ is making a worldwide tour of company deployment sites, in concert with holiday parties and presents to exceptional employees and such. Your host had wild notions of maybe renting a Cessna 172 for to transport his bride and hisself unto Camarillo, renting a car, dining with the co-workers and spending the [...]
Off to Reno, thence to Fallon, NV. Nearly three weeks this bout, the good Lord willing and the dam don’t break.
It’s been a nice weekend, and I hope you enjoyed yours.
You are invited and welcome to talk amongst yourselves.
The Virginia country ham arrived two days ago, and for a while there I feared for his prospects of making it to the table this evening. Salt-cured, so you’ve got to slice paper thin, but oh-so-good on a sweet potato biscuit. Not really a part of the real meal, but as an appetizer, oof. [...]
Son Number One is back in Sandy Eggo, for to share the upcoming Thanksgiving festivities – my favorite holiday – with his clan. He went hence from Chez Lex to the local Flight Standards District Office, having completed his military competency test, to receive his civil ratings: Commercial & Instrument; Single Engine Land/Rotary Wing. [...]
Taking some time off.
You’re welcome to talk amongst yourselves, as ever.