posted 2012-05-13 1822 by masen
I ventured 'home' this weekend to Longview, WA to visit my lovely mom for
mother's day and spend some time with family. It's been a great weekend (it usually
is when I avoid the L-town bar scene) and I couldn't have asked for better
interactions with those who I love.
That said, it's been strange---ever since I moved out in 2009---to realize that life happens here even when I'm not around. People change and grow, and as much as it feels like it, life doesn't stop when I'm n!-- -->...
posted 2012-05-01 1958 by masen
natural-born overachieving perfection-seeking pragmatist that I am, I often find
myself exceeding the specifications on my Computer Science assignments. Generally, I
find them to be either too simple, or not interesting; and in an effort to 'get the
education my parents paid for' I make my own rules.
Unfortunately, in UNIX software development, part of the specification is to explicitly NOT stray from the specification...and the assignments are too easy. How coul!-- -->...