Archives Aug. 2, 2005

The Night's Caress


How many have there been?
Those great conversations
Not merely grand, but truly great
Beyond sleep or thoughts of work tomorrow

Rambling thoughts shared
Nights caressed from both sides with gentle words
Minds entralled by learning
As much as mere ideas

How many souls connected and then lost?
I stop counting as I near a ...

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Where are the Faerie Ladies?


Why am I cursed with mortal women
And yet further cursed without them
So solid in their dark forbidden flesh
They crush mere men with cruel haste

I retain my structure but cannot approach
My sylvan bones held together
With dark incantations
Seem to reject the advance
While yearning for their touch

Where are the ...

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On lightning detection equipment (I know, I know, what does this have to do with anything...)


Reading about the crash at Pearson Airport this afternoon, there's this wonderful quote from a CBC article:
At mid-afternoon Tuesday, a spokesperson with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority said lightning was causing technical problems with the airport's lightning-detection system.

Yes, yes, I understand that it's a perfectly reasonable statement, but doesn't ...

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Web frameworks are too dang easy to write (Another bloody one showing up in my code...)


Spent the day pounding away at the VOIP Billing project. It's getting fairly close to functional at the single-account level. Did a couple of significant refactorings during the day and am now seeing a web framework poking it's hoary head out of the contingencies.

Since I'm using BasicProperty for all of the ...

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