November 10th, 2003


Propagation Hell...

It's the waiting game. Interestingly, I checked my webpage at work and it showed the new front page. Here at home, it's still the same old, same old. I have RoadRunner at home as my ISP, but at school we have 2 bonded T1 lines to MDECA, which is our school's A site. They're our ISP, our grade warehouse, our student database store, our Internet filter (Bess - gah!), and many other things. Plus I'm getting some of the e-mail captured by InMotion and some by Sharp. So if you send me any e-mail and wonder if I got it, wait a day or so and ask.

I would like to take a moment to apologize to any family members who might happen to be reading this. Yes, I *am* a geek. You've known it for some time. And my LiveJournal is even more evidence of it. I suppose it's the nature of the beast that when I post to my LJ, that some of it (most of it lately, I'll admit, but that's cuz of the host change) will be geeky. I shall endeavor, however, to not *always* be a geek in my posts. (Aw, who am I kidding? Once a geek, always a geek!) ;-)

Leo, meanwhile, is happily playing with a twist tie. What's the opposite of geek? Whatever it is, it's Leo. :-)
  • Current Music
    "Give the Anarchist a Cigarette" by Chumbawamba

Instant Gratification Takes Too Long

I always loved that quote from Postcards from the Edge. Indeed, it's the story of my life. I have no patience. And yet, it's the antici...........................................................pation that I probably love the most. Usually. Advent is probably my favorite time of the year because it's the time to anticipate Christmas and the Holidays and time spent with family and friends (and let's not forget Christmas Break). But when it comes to technology, not only do I dislike anticipation, but I hate any sort of delays. I can explain the same problem 15 times to a student and not strangle the kid. But if a computer acts up, I have no patience. I swear (as long as I'm not in a classroom - I hope!). I know a lot of swear words now. I think it's because of the computers. :-)

So why this discussion of impatience? Cuz now just about everyone I've talked to have seen my new page - EXCEPT ME. What's really weird is that dad, who lives in the house next door and also has RoadRunner, can already see the new page. Perhaps after I reboot my computer it'll show. Perhaps...
  • Current Music
    "Song For Len Shackleton" by Chumbawamba