Archive for the 'work' Category

Well there’s floodin’ down in Texas

Monday, June 16th, 2003

Music: Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Texas Flood
I came to work this morning to find the floor wet. Not just a little damp, but really WET. Squishy noises when you walk wet. Smelly from the dirty carpet that needs a shampoo wet. It was seriously wet.
I went up on the roof to check […]


Friday, June 13th, 2003

I’ll be done at this current job in a week. I’ve been at Leisure Host for a year now. That’s the longest I’ve had any job. I’ve been everthing from IT manager to construction crew to secretary here. Mainly, it’s been IT, network support and fixing computers when they mess up […]

can’t we all get along?

Thursday, April 17th, 2003

Why, oh Why can’t these browsers agree on anything? Why is “width: 100%” full-width on one and full-width+margins (~110%) on the other? When I way 100%, I want 100%, not 90%, not 110%! Why does “right: 0px” make it full width on one and do nothing on the other?
Maybe Microsoft […]


Thursday, January 30th, 2003

I’ve been working on so much these days at my job. I don’t know how I can keep up with all the stuff I have to do. My to-do list keeps growing, and growing, and growing. I get one thing done, and five more come up. It doesn’t help that yesterday […]

binary search

Wednesday, December 18th, 2002

I love binary search!
Binary search is the most wonderful thing ever invented! It takes my current project at work from 200+ days running time (with a sequential search) to a couple hours. Besides, it’s consistent in speed whether the desired entry is at the beginning or the end. Before, I was getting […]

new computers?

Sunday, December 15th, 2002

I had the distinct privilege of helping my boss spend a lot of money the other day. I spent a good portion of the day shopping online, mainly from pricewatch, and finding good prices. Then I used his credit card (with his permission, to be sure) to spend almost 900 dollars on new […]