My Christmas was pretty mellow this year. No one came to visit and I didn’t go visit anyone. Lots of presents were opened and there’s still some late presents trickling in from the family. I put together a wishlist every year which Doug and my family go off of. I decided to start doing it… Read More Christmas


I somehow lucked out this past week. We had the worst storm in decades, breaking wind records, come through the area taking power out to over 1.5 million people. Hundreds of thousands are still without power, including several people I work with and Doug. Temps are in the 30’s and I feel bad for those… Read More Lucky

RIP James Kim

Doug and I watch CNET on Tivo every week. They give reviews of hot gadgets and stuff. James Kim was a senior editor and always had a segment on the show where he would talk about kewl new electronic gadgets like phones and mp3 players. He was visiting the Pacific Northwest with his family and… Read More RIP James Kim

North Carolina

Well I’m off to North Carolina for a week. Leaving early Sunday morning and will be back home Saturday afternoon. It’s been a while since I traveled for work. I don’t think I went anywhere last year. This time its for Tekelec STP training. I’ve actually wanted to take this class for a while now… Read More North Carolina


Doug and I finally got the hutch for my new desk put together. Yeah I finally decided to keep it. It seemed easier than trying to return it. I think it looks a lot nicer with the hutch and gives me more space to stick stuff. The hutch was a lot easier to put together… Read More hutch


Got back from Vegas last night to come home to flooding. Not to worry my house is fine but downtown area wasn’t so lucky. I drove around this morning to take a few pics of the floods but the water had already receded so there wasn’t much to take a pic of. I wasn’t able… Read More Vegas