Moving personal data from one Mac to another

I recently purchased a new iMac. It’s aluminum. And glass. And shiny. And it’s so much faster than my old G4 workstation I feel a little bit like I’ve just come out of the stone age. Anyway, the experience of moving one’s data from one machine to another is always a bit of a hassle. …

Why Be Generous

Something from tonight that I said that I want to remember: The thing about being strong is that being strong means not getting what you want or what you need and yet being okay anyway. When I was young and, of course, even these days, I don’t always get what I want or need. I …

Why I don’t care about you: An open letter to my employer

It’s lunch time and I’m the only one remaining in the training room. Of course, I’m not training, I’m writing a blog entry. Everyone else went out in a group to Korean food. I like Korean food, so had it not been for the ambivalence about whether or not I want to keep this job …

Hysterical over work and life

I should preface this with yet another warning that what follows is the incredibly hysterical ranting of an emotionally stressed person and should probably not be taken as anything other than an expression of the emotions currently running through my head. Oh my god! This can not be happening to me. I simply can not …

Peter’s my boss, and Dilbert’s boss is his boss

I hate working on something without knowing why I’m working on it. I also hate working on something without actually understanding what the desired result is. That’s very, very annoying. It’s also very, very inefficient and ineffective. These past two weeks at work were prime examples of just such an occurance. The fact that these …