Monthly Archives: December 2007

A cabin weekend

  So this weekend, my brother took posession of a cabin in Glacier, near Mount Baker (the mountain, not the community).   He literally picked up the keys from the real estate agent while we drove through Bellingham on Friday. We filled a … Continue reading

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I think I was one of the first people paid by Microsoft to browse the web

Back in 1993/94, I was hired as a contractor on the Windows 95 team (though it was still called by its code name Chicago at the time).   My job was to verify that the dial-up networking capabilities of Windows … Continue reading

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Welcome roomba!

So I finally broke down and bought a Roomba, which is a robotic vacuum cleaner.   Ironically, I’m the last in my family to get one of these. My brother and I bought one for our mother 2 maybe 3 … Continue reading

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