Garrett is as Garrett does

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Bad Start to the New Year

January 6th, 2015
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Ugh. It’s been a suck week to start 2015


This is what drives Developers to drink…

January 28th, 2014
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I’m talking documentation-that-actively-thwarts-using-the-software here, not cars. Okay, the scene: Night time during a chilly winter. An LCD Monitor glows in silent duet with a USB Keyboard light. The fevered, muted clicking of a keyboard.  The screen showing a cornucopia of layered windows: Multiple shells open – several halted on `man` pages, the other flickering errors […]

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Writing Fiction to Exercise the Creative Within…

May 16th, 2011
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Here’s a few pieces of fiction I’ve cobbled together over the past few months. The inspiration for these pieces is a series of Kingmaker adventures for a fantasy role-playing game called Pathfinder. Yeah, they’re no Hemingway but I had fun writing them  Hope y’all enjoy the PDFs. Perchance, A Wandering Star The Long Ride Home […]

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“What is best in life?”

January 2nd, 2009
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Leaving a friends house this evening with a guitar in one hand and a bottle of Jack in the other – one fake, the other half-empty. Sometimes it’s the simple things…

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Vacationing: It’s All About The Company You Keep

October 23rd, 2008
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Back from a vacation that was cut short by several days. Let me say that I do like the Florida Keys, its very nice down there – tropical foliage, blue waters, constant sea breezes.  The problem I have is that there are people there.  And most, if not all of them, are there exclusively to […]

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Garrett in Crisis! The Xbox Disaster: Day 20 – It Is Done!

July 11th, 2008
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Strike up the band and hand out the cigars!  My Xbox is back from McAllen, TX with a much quieter DVD drive and fans.  Technically, it’s a whole new machine that was built on April 11, 2008. But I am just going to ignore that fact and jump around saying “It’s back! It’s back! Wheee!” […]

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On Bill Maher and Being Violently Ill

May 8th, 2008
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My decision to road-trip to Melbourne, FL means that I’ve just finished puking my guts out a little before midnight. !?!?!? Let’s rewind a bit. A few weeks ago I was in the middle of planning my ‘vacation’ (see here). A good friend, also one I share some basic political / religious views with, says […]

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The Truly Crappy Day (was ‘Garrett is as Garrett Does’)

October 17th, 1999
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WARNING: Contains mature language and graphic descriptions of injuries Hurricane Irene kinda snuck up on me. I didn’t hear about it until Friday morning. So after work on Friday, I made sure I had the supplies from Hurricane Floyd handy and set about not worrying. Saturday morning came and went.

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