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A month or so ago I was looking at the work calendar. “July 2-4: Vicky on PTO.” PTO? I took days off? When did that happen? Man, I’m a frickin’ genius!

Unidentified Stew

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Alright, it’s kinda pretty. All colorful. A little green. A little yellow. A little white. A lot of red. And it smells really good, sitting there on the stov...

Potential downtime next week

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I have a few days off next week, so I might finally take the opportunity to upgrade a few things around here. This may require that FirstStep be offline for ...

Decadent risotto

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Shallots, very dry champagne (French, of course), carnaroli rice, Coupe saffron, Parmesan Reggiano.

The Genius of xkcd

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The webcomic xkcd rarely fails to entertain. Randall Munroe, the mastermind behind the comic, has brought us such classics as IN UR REALITY (reference to the...