26 Sep 2002 ianmacd   » (Master)

Another month has passed and much has happened.

For one thing, I'm now married. Check out the wedding photos that our guests have sent us and the professionally taken photos.

The honeymoon was a big project that could be postponed for another day, so we chose to give ourselves one less thing to worry about and concentrate on all the trivial crap that goes into making a successful wedding.

With that now out of the way, though, we've been free to concentrate on the honeymoon, and we've decided to spend a month trekking around Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. So now we're busy reading Lonely Planet books and arranging visas.

Speaking of visas, I've started doing the paperwork for a green-card. I have no desire to stay in the USA long-term, but it would be more convenient to have one than to not, so it seems worth the hassle. My employer is paying for the application, anyway.

Can you believe that the INS wants me to prove that I don't have syphillis or tuberculosis? I suppose there must be enough of that here already.

I've written a new extension to Ruby, this time an interface to Steltor's CorporateTime calendar server. It's called Ruby-CorporateTime.

I'm not usually one for spending time and energy a proprietary product in this way, but we use it at work and I haven't found a decent calendaring solution in the free software world, so it seems reasonable to spend some time on this until something better appears.

Speaking of open source calendaring solutions, whatever happened to Dave Sifry's OpenFlock? The home page hasn't been updated for going on two years.

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