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Packy’s Place: Rest In Peace, Tommy

My wife put it best on Facebook, so I’m just going to echo her words:
I was up for hours last night, staring at the ceiling. Trying to find the right words. After about two dozen drafts of this post, I decided to be short on description, but long on love and gratitude.
Last night Pack and...
One of my friends, Roy Atkinson, used to make a living as a singer/songwriter. I love the songs he wrote, and while I missed getting to hear him sing when he retired from being a musician, I loved getting to geek out with him talking about his new career in computers.
But today, he noticed...
Here’s the video screen attached to my harness while the camera’s filming another one of our characters.

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I stumble across all sorts of things when I browse the web late at night after my wife has gone to sleep.  Last Monday night, I ran across Oh My Zsh, which is a framework for doing all sorts of things with your Z Shell prompt…and, being a bash bigot, I thought “Hey, I ought to be ...

Earlier this evening, I got an email from Google saying that they’d added a new administrator to one of the domains I have. Except I didn’t make anyone an administrator. It seems that someone had used some of the security […]

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Preview of my next post…

My next project in the “whittling wood”?  Figuring out why XML::RSS::LibXML parses these tags without any problem: and produces this internal data structure: But then doesn’t have these tags anywhere in the re-rendered XML when it spits it back out […]

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But what if I’ve still got an itch?

Ok, I wanted to write a follow-up post about my little program and the changes that I needed to make to it about a day later, but I found myself writing more and more code, and not having any time […]

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Blogging for work

Not of real interest to anybody who doesn’t use BMC Database Automation, but I’m doing a little bit of blogging for my day job as well.

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Scratching my itch

It’s been a while since I wrote some code to scratch purely my own itch. Most of my time is spent writing code to scratch my employer’s itches, and occasionally I get to write little programs that scratch small itches […]

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Learning Puppetry tech…

One of the problems I have when I’m puppeteering Rudy Monster is that I’m stuck underneath his huge furry body and it’s really difficult to see the monitors that Kay and Jen are using to watch their own performances. So I started thinking about how to give myself a small, portable monitor that I could use while I was under Rudy.


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