Tip #252: Don’t use DSL service from a bankrupt company

My web site’s down. Covad, the company that was providing the business-speed DSL line to the server, is bankrupt. Actually, they have been for a while. Brian (my friendly neighborhood sysadmin and friend with the DSL line) switched over to Verizon (yeah, I know they suck too…but they suck less than Covad) but apparently the […]

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Parents are weird like that…

My parents sent me a package of stuff they forgot to bring down with them and other stuff I don’t really need. It cost them $8 to send the stupid thing. The package contained a shirt I left up there at Christmas because it was washed and it was still wet when I left (as […]

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January 25, 2002

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I’ve been going to bed pretty late recently. (5am…6am…6:30am…) I think I’ll go to bed a little earlier tonight (3:30am! Oooh!) since I’ve got another headache. I’ve gotta take pictures of stuff I can sell on eBay tomorrow. Hopefully I can make some quick cash that way…even if it means parting with my Trigun, Kenshin, […]

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My brain is tired

I hope that headhunter calls back on Monday. I really can’t put up with Painville any longer. I did about 2 hours of work there today, but I had to wait for him to get back before I could take off…and he didn’t come back until about 4 hours after I finished…and I only get […]

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November 9, 2001

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“Please Ms Headhunter! Save me from FreakyBoss!”

I got a call at 9am this morning and to my surprise, it wasn’t him! It was a headhunter I had gotten e-mail from yesterday about a 3+ month consulting position to redesign the web site and intranet sites of a company in Andover. Andover’s quite a hike from here (probably as far as Plainville), […]

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November 9, 2001

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