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Went dancing at Paladino's last night and ended up drinking too much beer with my friend Christian. He's recently moved back to LA, so I've been able to hang out with him lots more. This may ultimately turn out to be complicated, as he is the ex-boyfriend of my current girlfriend's twin sister. (Think about that again, I promise it makes sense.) However, he did promise to help me out learning Balboa and a couple of ballroom dances if I would help him out with some "geometry for architects" type stuff. This is very cool, as he's a truly badass dancer.

Also in the news, I have received my new watch after several months of searching around. My first eBay experience seems to have been a good one.

21 Nov 2000 (updated 21 Nov 2000 at 23:53 UTC) »

Okay, after like six months of not touching this diary, I've decided to keep better records. So let's see... what's happening.

  • We moved into a new office in Venice, CA.
  • I wrote the XML chapter for this PHP book.
  • I have a new girlfriend named Claire.
  • I'm about to learn how to do Flash 5 scripting.
  • I went to Hong Kong for a few days to swing dance.

That's probably about it. Working on that book for WROX was really fun. I may end up working on the next book in that series which would be really cool.

Just joined advogato and it seems really cool. The peer certification thing is as it should be.

Started learning vim yesterday in an attempt to wean myself away from xemacs. I'm still not sure if I like the whole two modes of operation thing. Of course, I can remember saying similar things about always having to type "Ctrl-foo" in emacs, so I'll probably get over it.

Anyway, thanks to Tom Gilbert (gilbertt) for giving me his .vimrc and related files, as well as some pointers on where to find vim documentation.

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