Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Month: December 2010

  • Quotes to Make You Think: 2010 Collected Quotes

    More quotes for Quotes to Make You Think collected over the past year. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for fewer problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.” — Earl Shoaf ‎”I’m dishonest, and a dishonest man you can always trust to be […]

  • Goal accounting

    Here is the progress made on my 2010 New Year’s Resolutions. Read 12,000 pages. At last count, I was on track to succeed with this one. Learn to cook 20 new dishes. FAILED. Made only 10. Participate in Project 365. FAILED. I made it to February before I gave up on it. Have fun now not later. SUCCESS. Went to […]

  • Content

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  • Alligator

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  • Dried Out Trembling Earth Life

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  • Dried Out Trembling Earth Life

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  • 2010 Resolution Reading List

    I recently completed my first resolution for the year 2009: Read 12,000 pages. pp Check the Reading page for the master list. Titles in bold are the ones I recommend. (They also are probably the ones I quote the most.) Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space – Carl Sagan – 368 […]

  • Merry Christmas

    So far it has been a good day. My grandmother the whole family has rallied around appears to be improving. The rest of the family are doing well. Friends are scattered to the four winds to visit with family. I am content. It as been a good year. Met some awesome people Pilgrimage Reading goal […]

  • Jekyll and Okefenokee

    The wind plus cold was quite chilly indeed. This probably explains why I only saw one other person on the beach who was much more bundled up than myself. The next two photos are of birds in flight at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Convert Webserver.log to CSV

    A security guy at a campus wanted our web server log file in the CSV format. The original file has lines which look something like: machine.usg.edu: webserver.log13646,2010-11-30        11:08:32        0.0010  999.999.999.999    b7tPM1hTgGYMn90bLTM1    200     GET     /webct/urw/lc987189066271.tp1333853785371/blank.html    –       262     “Mozilla/5.0 […]