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Yes, the Livejournal is still going strong. Look for me there!

Still working for IBM, but now I'm tech support. Step down from coder? I think not. Support is much more social and people-oriented, and after 5 years I've learned that if anything, I prefer people to computers. Funny how that works.

Okay, so I've been remiss. I recently (Monday) got back from a camp near Toronto. It was an absolute blast. No, I'm not going to recount things here, if only because it'll take too long. Send me a line and I'll tell you :)

Work is going slowly, although it looks like I'll be doing a bit of off-shift work (probably shift 2). Stuff is getting ready to ship and they need coders on hand to fix bad stuff if testing finds it.

HUNGRY! I worked through lunch by accident. Busy coding. *sigh* Who would have thought that I'd end up dedicating myself to a _job_. Oh, well. *eats hotdogs*

Whee! The boss took us out for drinks today. Quite cool. And I'm finally making some progress on the task they assigned me a week ago. Takes a while to understand this stuff...

WEEKEND!

Work today -- I learned all about how J2 works. *ugh* Talk about complex system...

I've also had a blast playing on FiranMUX (see below). I'm starting to get the hang of this role-playing thing. :)

No work again - network outage. *sigh* I'll never get fclear() implemented at this rate.

Saw the Princess Diaries the other day. That was fantastic! The summer's just been so full of wonderful movies!

Work today was a total waste of time. Network was out all day, we played games (frisbee, board games). Finally went home around 3:30. *sigh*

I've been introduced to this wonderful new online world called FiranMUX. Fantastic stuff, lots of roleplaying opportunity! Loving every minute of it :)

Whee! Day off! Sleep in... go grocery shopping :)

More work today -- some of that code is rather hairy to go through... *sigh* Why can't people do more design before plunging into coding frenzies?

Bills, bills, bills...

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