· Naughties
· · 2008
· · · March
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Five And a Bit · Years I mean, since I launched on­go­ing; I missed the an­niver­sary last month be­cause I was re­al busy in Geneva. This will be frag­ment num­ber two thou­sand eight hun­dred and thir­ty two. As I said a cou­ple of years ago, I have bet­ter things to spend computer-programming time on than fig­ur­ing out how many words that is ...
No UPS · Lau­ren has al­ready writ­ten about UPS’s sleazy prac­tice of slap­ping a “customs clearance” fee on ground ship­ments from the USA to Canada; peo­ple who are clued-in to this just don’t use UPS Ground any more. Wel­l, as of last week, I’m not us­ing UPS Ex­press ei­ther; here’s why ...
No W Suites · I reg­u­lar­ly vis­it Sun’s big Men­lo Park cam­pus, which at the west end of the Dum­bar­ton bridge. I’d de­vel­oped the habit of stay­ing at the W Suites in Ne­wark, at the east end of the bridge; con­ve­nien­t, and the bridge com­mute is scenic and re­fresh­ing. No longer ...
Kā’anapali · This is the west­ern­most part of the is­land of Maui. It turns out the re­sort has exorbitantly-priced In­ter­net which doesn’t al­low any­thing but prox­ied Web ac­cess, which would mean that, among oth­er things, I can’t post to this space. So I’m on­ly gonna poke my head in at a café ev­ery few days ...
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