· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · March
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In the Perl Mines · I spent most of Fri­day grind­ing out Perl code to pull da­ta out of six dif­fer­ent big Ex­cel spread­sheets and in­te­grate it and cross-match it and feed it in­to one of our maps. It gets hard­er to code as you get old­er, but there are re­ward­s ...
It's Warm! · Windy (very), grey, sky threat­en­ing, but war­m, war­m! It's a treat to be alive and have a gar­den to re­vive, just set the hat firm­ly on the head against the wind. The now-two-year-old an­tique ros­es can be un­bound and the canes wo­ven be­hind the trel­lis, the witch hazel needs many of last years' leaves pulled of­f, and some pret­ty se­vere raking-up of win­ter de­bris is done. Daf­fodils are up, they are cry­ing out for sun but still a treat for the winter-deadened eye ...
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