19 October 2000
6:37 PM: Been out a couple of days, going through the edited chapters that we've gotten back so far for the PHP book. With some more being sick around the edges. Very brain-deadening work.
Meanwhile back at the cube farm, we're on the brink of amphibian life today - still not quite air-breathing, but close. I am void of clues. I've been making so many half-plans in my mind for next year, and now all of them seem to have almost burst. I can see that if I hadn't tried to be clever earlier, though, and had just said fuckit, I'll take what I can get right now and to heck with future possibilities, I'd be much better off now than I am. But, but, back then, what I could get was something. Now what I can get is nothing. So... does that change anything?
I think I have the worst judgement of anyone I know.
Hey! Ralph is coming to town! Check it out at www.votenader.org. I'd be more specific but my [long string of obscenities describing the inferior operating systems of a certain software monopoly] just locked up on me again. Excuse me.
X Bites X Dept:``Her problem comes from a direct injury to the nerve,'' he said. ``If allowed to run free, it will get worse, worse, worse.''
- Inheritance-Case Playmate Hospitalized by Dumbbell
Willfully blind self-indulgent nebbish or amusingly quirky old coot? And how bout that local sports team? Discuss among yourselves.
All names are fake, most places are real, the author is definitely unreliable but it's all in good fun. Yep.
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