Monthly Archives: January 2011

Musings

Procrastination aside, it’s hard to write here because there is so much to say, and it seems wrong to spew out post after post, as many as a few per day. On the other hand, that does help me order … Continue reading

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Landing Page or Blog Up Front?

I set this place up on the idea of having a static landing page, probably filled with info about me and about what the place is, so in the end that would predominate. I’ve started to wonder if I have … Continue reading

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Flight

A long-time foible of mine is to flee entirely a career path or field of study that has, to my mind, gone awry, caused me mortification or become painful to contemplate or gained negative associations. My youth centered much on … Continue reading

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Parts

One of the tough things about keeping in the tech game is affording new stuff. In my case, it’s hard even to afford parts to rehabilitate existing hardware. My good computer, the “new one,” was built in 2007, including parts … Continue reading

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Here’s the pitch…

The kind of pitch I’d love to make here cumulatively, but summed up in one post. Except I don’t have the caveat of a great “day job,” have no special reason to keep the part time job (which, after all, … Continue reading

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Failure

In my first post here, as I recall, I mentioned the stigma of perceived or real failure in my having “gone out of business” after several years of being self-employed as part of what started as and evolved into only … Continue reading

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One Thing I’d Like to Do Here

A while back I was thinking about the limitations of a resume in conveying the real you to a prospective employer. That gave me the idea to list what I particularly loved about each position. Not sure it could be … Continue reading

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Case In Point

Technology-wise, being behind the times… Just attempted to advise someone on replacing their older computer, feeling less competent than I might had I dealt more with hardware in the past three years. Following the e-mail, I popped onto Newegg to … Continue reading

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Identity

I’ve already mentioned the possibility of writing as a vocation, or an element of same. The thing is, my most extensive and recent, even modestly “internet famous” experience along those lines is under a pen name. Not that it’s difficult … Continue reading

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But What About After?

Suppose I get a remunerative job sooner rather than later, helped or not by this site. What is its purpose then? Besides whatever associated rebooting and question how to do so remains. That is, even if I never do technical … Continue reading

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