Category Archives: Personal

Goodbye MedAssurant, Hello BoxTone

Yesterday was my last day at MedAssurant. Tuesday, I start as Senior User Experience Architect at BoxTone. My eight months at MedAssurant were very exciting and productive. The company itself has many challenges it faces during its fast growth, but … Continue reading

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Avatar: Anyone Can Be Beautiful Now

Teresa suggested I go see Avatar yesterday while she did some school work.  I discovered that the IMAX 3D version was playing, so off I went. It is a stunning film for its visuals, audio, and technical effects.  But it’s … Continue reading

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Another Snowy Picture

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Winter Storm Now, Blizzard Later

(Feb 10, 7:30am): Woke up to 8″ of wet, heavy snow with a small layer of sleet.  Still snowing.  Later today, the wind will pick up, and we’ll have blizzard conditions. (Feb 10, 12pm): Still snowing hard.  Wind has picked … Continue reading

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It’s Snowing Again…

(Feb 9, 5:45pm): It started this afternoon.  We’ve got 2″-3″ already.  Baltimore County has declared a snow emergency so the snow clearing machines can get to the secondary streets. UPDATE (Feb 9, 10:30pm): Snowing steadily.  4″-6″ on the ground so … Continue reading

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Uncle! 10″-20″ more ?!?!?!?!?!

OMG. We have another winter storm warning. It started a few days ago as 4″-6″. Since then, it has steadily increased to the point where we now expect another 10″-20″ before most of the snow from the weekend has even … Continue reading

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Blizzard 2010 Photos

Here are some photos from the end of the day yesterday.  The sun came out just before sunset.  Today is bright and sunny and I liberated the CR-V, so we are no longer stranded.  We never lost power, although others … Continue reading

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Bracing for the Storm, redux

For the first time since our move to Baltimore, we’ve had a second snow storm before the previous one had melted off.  And now there’s going to be another big storm starting tomorrow.  Forecast is for 12″-24″.  Ugh. UPDATE (Feb … Continue reading

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New Cell Phone Number

I have a new cell phone number; the old one stops working next Wednesday (September 30).  Contact me via my e-mail or my LinkedIn profile to get the new number.

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R.I.P.: 9 Year Old Dell Dimension 8100

A few weeks ago, our (nearly) nine-year-old home PC died. It froze up and wouldn’t even show the bios. Nine years ain’t bad for a PC… I had only ever upgraded memory, the graphics card, and a hard drive. I … Continue reading

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