So, it's been a couple weeks since i've posted here. Feels like forever. My stay in Augusta is alright. I don't really connected with most of my peers here. Many of them have some growning up todo.
in other news, i've finished building my desktop. except i've found some weird linux errors. gentoo's live cd page faults into a system halt when i try building a reiser and ext3 partition.
when i install suse 9.1 personal edition, installation works perfectly. yet, when i try downloading debian's iso, after 10% of accomplished work, my computer hard locks.
i'm intrigued by this situation and i'm a little concerned.
in other news, the pdf filter for beagle is coming along well. just a couple more compile time bugs to squash and i should get to testing.
the delicious extension for epiphany has turned into a 'lets embed python' project. i'm a little annoyed right now b/c the ephy dudes are telling me that my testing modules aren't loading b/c of a linking error but, i've patched said error and they still aren't loading :( if anyone has written an epiphany 1.3 or greater extension/plugin, please contact me, i'd like to get the delicious one working before i start embedding a programming lanugage into the browser :P.
and with that, i go to sleep now. ubuntu looks promising.
Got Army stuff next week - uhg. And once I get back from that I've got to move to Augusta for more Army stuff. So I've a million little things to line up in a row and then run over with tractor-trailer-like efficiency.
If I get time, today I'm going to pick up a book on tai chi. I've been really interested in that martial art of late and I can't really explain why. I've been looking for a sport to practice on my own that doesn't necessarally require a partner, but maybe an instructor. Partly b/c of my travel schedule.
And as the Captain of SeaLab 2021 would say, "I need to get my yin and yang in harmony because I LOVE FRIGGIN' HARMONY!!!".
I noticed my uncle in CA was taking tai chi and it seemed more like a dance than anything else. So I've figured I could practice it anywhere. Reminded me of shadow wrestling/boxing. I did a fair bit of shadow drilling in high school so I know I have the discipline to follow through.
In other news, fixed a couple bugs in pygg (my grammer checkers current name). Pretty good progress on that front. I've noticed a lot of people are talking about grammar checking these days as something abiword/soffice are lacking. It kinda excites and worries me at the same time.
Had a strange idea for a business model that I could run in my free time, writing software people could like and use, which would be a nice pursuit. It's like donation-ware. It's a little more in-line with what I'd like to be doing with myself professionally and how I think things "should work".
In any case, I've dilly-dallied on this site for too long. Time to stop blogging and start doing!!!!
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