Hilda Hoffman

Born December 8th, 2002. Departed March 13th, 2019. At 11:25am this morning, the vet told Sharon and I what we already knew; Hilda had passed on from this world into the next. I got her when she was just barely … Continued

New Rules for the New Year

Okay, maybe not rules per se, but Friday posts might be different. Look, I’ve been posting every Friday for something more than ten years. Probably close to sixteen years, actually, though I have to admit I haven’t actually checked. In … Continued

Halfway

So. Birthdays. There are many like it, but this one is mine. Based on entirely anecdotal evidence and a sample size that’s roughly the size of my family, I’m about halfway. Halfway through a life. It sounds so melodramatic. Well, … Continued

Save Your Work

Have you ever lost form data on the web? I hate when I’m typing into a form on a website and something happens, then all my data goes poof. Seriously. It’s super frustrating for me, because sometimes, when I’m putting … Continued

Scamming Scammers

posted in: Fun, Geek Work, The Day Job | 0

There’s a special place in hell for scammers that take advantage of the technologically weak. Okay, yes, in some sense, my entire career is based on being more tech savy than pretty much everyone around me, but I’m pretty open … Continued

Burner Email Addresses

posted in: Red Herrings, The Day Job | 1

Because having a disposable email means having privacy. I hate spam. I mean, I really hate spam and spammers with a passion. As a system administrator, which is what I really am no matter what fancy title I may currently … Continued

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