http://politics.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/07/31/0018241&from=rss -- Ted Stevens gets the Feds all up ins his place.
Hee hee hee. Occasionally, good financial karma hits me, in the form of how I often forget the exact setting between one ten-dollar increment and the next as it's supposed to appear on the rent check, and therefore I write it down for the next ten-dollar increment up. Sooner or later, this catches up with me, and someone points out that I have $whatever overpaid and I only need pay $whatever_else more. That's what happened today. :D You never know when you're going to need that little grace amount. I (knock wood) don't seem to need it need it this month, but it's that much more that I didn't have to come up with.
Next week I have to get up at 4:30 in the morning. You can imagine how much this thrills me.
Things I do not want: easy post emoticons on LJ. Getting up way too early. Many things. But easy post emoticons makes me snarly. A mood theme is good enough. Easy emoticons discourage one from attempting to paint the mood in words or original art. I like words and original art.
You know you have a good manager when you can discuss JKR's latest work in an adult and literate fashion, with an undertone of giggly fangirliness. Management has a thing for Legolas, also. :D (Secondary workplace.)
Boys from Canada are often cute, from the sampling I've seen. (There seem to be two in our class at work. The other lead geek in the back of the room is one of them. He is also married, so I'll keep my admiration to myself.) The guy with the red cube badge over thattaway is also cute. It doesn't hurt that he's in a position to be having a red cube badge.
The IRC channel that I
Test part 1 of that one thing that I promised to test is done; I'll have to wait until later for test part 2. Noting right now that the "join us" thing is not showing up at this time on my Cox; it's also showing a bright red message about nightly updates, though the timing is a good several hours off for what it claims to be.