Category Archives: General Update

Monday Happy Hour

We had happy hour on the roof today. I was all set to do ‘drinks older than you are’. But I forgot how old graduate students are compared to undergrads. We did get one ‘rum as old as you’ however. … Continue reading

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Family?

I was at a great-uncle’s 84th birthday party on the weekend and ran in to a cousin I hadn’t known was down visiting. Then the next day, at another get-together, another cousin I didn’t know was down (on the other … Continue reading

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Timing

I went to the health clinic yesterday for a check-up and got taken in late for my appointment. And I went to the dentist today and got taken in early (there was literally no one else there waiting). Good timing … Continue reading

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Endangered Diving

So I’ve been doing a bunch of diving this week. Its been a good week. One day we saw: The cutest little hawksbill turtle that had obviously just come home after its ‘lost years’ – status IUCN Critically Endangered; A … Continue reading

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Vacation Costs

So we were looking to make some bookings for a group of people (4) to do some work diving (three per day). And we could get a 3 bedroom condo for $700 for five nights, but nitrox tanks from the … Continue reading

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Diving Work

Yes, yes, it really is work. I found myself down at 60 feet on the top of the wall today thinking about the arrangements that needed to be made for next week’s work project. I had to stop and remind … Continue reading

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Computer Works

I got a new computer, a Dell Venue 11 Pro tablet/keyboard combo, a few months ago¬†and I’ve been fighting with occasional ‘mouse loss’ ever since. – I really like the ‘transforming’ computer format. But the Dell/Win8 doesn’t seem quite ready … Continue reading

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