Today I Realized Just How Much I Miss Lotus Wordpro

Today was one of those days where my mind wandered a lot. This happens on weekends when I’m writing. It happens to a lot of writers I’m told. You are “supposed” to be writing chapter X, but your mind decides to paint a really intriguing scene before its own set of eyes. The scene has …

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Salvaging Evolution Addressbook Data

I’ve been in the process of migrating from Ubuntu to OpenSuSE 11.1 this past week. While I really liked Ubuntu, they put out a 64-bit kernel update which was any direction but “up”. Problems were spread far and wide, yet they didn’t send out another update backing this update out. Given the company putting out …

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Why I Hate Toshiba

I really should have known better. Last summer I got caught up in the back to school sales and purchased a Toshiba Satellite A215-S5848 notebook. I was sick and tired of dealing with the WinBook I had purchased from Micro Center. Someone who used to work there had told me they thought the WinBook notebooks …

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It’s All About the Packaging

With the current global recession, rural areas have started being hit by a wave of thieves that ordinarily wouldn’t bother driving out to the country side. I guess the competition in the city is getting to intense. These aren’t the ordinary burglar type thieves, they are junkers. They drive around looking for building sites that …

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You’re Only an Ass Until You Are Proven Right

Quite a few months ago I started writing my first novel, “Infinite Exposure”. The first 18 chapters are available for free in PDF format here: http://www.bookhabit.com/book/1452/Infinite-Exposure I hadn’t really thought about writing a novel prior to writing this one. Yes, I had ideas, but I liked focusing on writing geek books. During an on-line interview …

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