Monthly Archives: February 2008

Phone banking for Obama

We’re gonna have our first “political party” next weekend at the not-quite-finished house. We’ll be hosting a [phone-banking party][party] aimed at getting out the progressive vote for Senator Obama during the [Texas primary/caucus][texas-primary]. I figure we can get about 20 … Continue reading

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Bathroom plumbing, again

Our plumber *finally* made it back out to our project today. (The last time he was on-site was before Christmas.) Unfortunately it’s been raining here for several days, and there’s a pretty big puddle in the crawlspace right where the … Continue reading

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I’ve been battling a cold since the weekend, and last night was the worst of it (I hope)! I slept poorly (if at all), so I was feeling exceptionally miserable this morning. This calls for the ultimate “comfort food” breakfast–oatmeal! … Continue reading

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I am *so* screwed… I ran the [portupgrade][] utility on one of our [FreeBSD][] servers at work. This was a production system that we used for printing certificates for our students, preparing address labels for [USPS][] shipments, and several other … Continue reading

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