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Entries from July 2002

Things are starting to move on the job-hunting fro…

July 31st, 2002 · No Comments

Things are starting to move on the job-hunting front… I don’t want to say anything specific yet though (so as not to jinx it), but it seems like there’s finally some light at the end of the tunnel. If things go as currently planned, I’ll be working again in the next couple of weeks [...]

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I’m not really in the mood to do any blogging toni…

July 29th, 2002 · No Comments

I’m not really in the mood to do any blogging tonight - I’m still recovering from the great weekend we had. I just want to say though that one of the best things about having a house are the great friends that come over to visit.
Check out some pictures from the weekend [...]

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Another week, still no job… but as they say, goo…

July 26th, 2002 · No Comments

Another week, still no job… but as they say, good things come to those who wait. Let’s just hope that I don’t have to wait much longer. I finally have at least some form of income coming in though - yep, I finally swallowed my pride and started begging on the street. [...]

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Yay! Our lawn is finally starting to show more gr…

July 21st, 2002 · No Comments

Yay! Our lawn is finally starting to show more grass and less weeds! The turfbuilder we put in is kicking in. Maybe in a few more days, the weeds will finally be gone. Our lawn was in extremely neglected shape when we first moved in. Aileen and I had no [...]

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On a book of lists for prayers, offerings, and wis…

July 16th, 2002 · No Comments

On a book of lists for prayers, offerings, and wishes for the mass last Sunday -
“I’d like to finally get a job so I can get out of this wretched life.”
I just got thinking about how pathetic this guy’s life must be. I guess that’s the great thing about my life - I have [...]

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Job-hunting nowadays really sucks. With so many p…

July 15th, 2002 · No Comments

Job-hunting nowadays really sucks. With so many people out of work and not too many IT jobs out there to choose from, the salaries of IT professionals are going down the drain. I saw an ad on a local Pitt website looking for a senior level programmer that’s offering a whopping sum of [...]

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I just received my latest IRA statement in the mai…

July 12th, 2002 · No Comments

I just received my latest IRA statement in the mail today and the best way to describe it is depressing. Stocks have really taken a plunge in the past few months, and even more so these past few weeks. Although we don’t really have a lot at stake there (at least compared to [...]

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If I thought that the interval between my last 2 b…

July 11th, 2002 · No Comments

If I thought that the interval between my last 2 blog entries was long, then this one was even worse. Exactly 2 weeks after my last one. A lot of things have certainly happened since then. I apologize for the lack of entries, especially during the 2 weeks that we’ve gone from [...]

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