When
· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · November
· · · · 12 (2 entries)

Hot Chocolate · Saturday <a href='/ongoing/When/200x/2005/09/21/Soccer-Coach'>soccer</a> practice was at 10AM, 5°C with the wind pushing the rain sideways. Only six of the nine Dragons turned up, but they were in good spirits, played through the pain; but by the end of the hour were looking kind of blue. So I said “Everyone come to the café for hot chocolate” and did they ever brighten up. It’s only a couple of blocks from the dismal gravel field we have to use when it’s too wet for the grass; soon we swarmed noisily into the welcoming warmth. There was a couple in our corner that maybe wanted some quiet Saturday-morning coffee talk, we chased ’em away. One of the parents said “Oh, you shouldn’t pay for them all” but six kid-sized hot chocolates doesn’t cost much and that was more smiles per dollar than just about anything else I can think of.
 
Word Processing Blues · What happened was, <a href='http://blogs.sun.com/stern'>my manager</a> wanted a recent resumé for some internal admin processes. So pulled up <code>TB-Resume.doc</code> in MS Word; I first wrote it over ten years ago using one of the standard Word templates pretty well out of the box, and it’s grown over the years, following me from computer to computer. It’s becoming increasingly irritating to edit; in fact, it turned out that I couldn’t. <i>[Update: Posted a <a href='/ongoing/When/200x/2005/11/12/Template.html'>template</a>.]</i> ...
 
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