On the road

Spent last night putting together a basic installation on Windows on the new laptop hard drive. I guess I should be glad that there’s a Microcenter close by and that they had some notebook hard drives in stock. Or I should be glad it went out while I was still home where I had access…

Round up

Got my film from the wedding back last night. Three rolls in total, on top of the 66 digital pics I took. This was my first experiment using black and white film in the Minolta and the results were mixed. Got a few really nice shots of family hanging out after the wedding back at…

Busy, busy

I only have today and tomorrow to get any and all work done for the rest of the month, since I’ll be gone. I’m working hard on getting everything caught up. I’m checking and double checking all the logs and machines for signs of impending trouble that I can correct now, instead of waiting for…

When change is wrong

Interesting column by Chad Dickerson discussing some of the same things we discussed around here in the last week or so. For example: “One lesson I relearned is that IT is not necessarily about being “right” or even offering the best solution. Quite often, IT is about providing a reliable and mostly invisible service to…