Inflection point: on the up and up (January 7, 2007, 0) - Two days ago, I was so frustrated by all the little things that were
going wrong. I think I’m past the inflection point now, because things
are looking brighter and brighter.
Yesterday, I had lunch and dinner with most of my barkada – my closest
friends. The jokes—in-jokes—laughter—craziness—wow! I’ve missed
this *so* much, and I hadn’t even realized how much
On the up and up (November 3, 2005, 0) - My mom airmailed me a care package—around 30 packets of instant hot
chocolate mix, and a wonderful card. I feel so loved… =D
And Skype works again! Wahoo! I talked to Dominique for an hour and a
half. <contented grin>
Life is good. Challenging, but good.
Getting through the plateau of mediocrity; Picking up the idioms (May 25, 2008, 5) - This week, I discovered–rediscovered?–something I love about programming and broke through something that had been frustrating me for a while.
The energy I get from sharing what I know with people–giving presentations, writing articles, talking to people in small groups and one on one–coupled with a slight imposter syndrome–difficult to avoid when working with such
Used up the meatballs (June 29, 2004, 0) - I used up the meatballs by having my mom over for lunch and Marcelle
over for a late dinner, so I can try out other recipes on Thursday.
Lunch was close to perfect. I used the can of spaghetti sauce in the
pantry and one packet of meatballs. Dinner simmered for too long and
was a bit dry. Meatballs
Up the Down Staircase — education (April 23, 2003, 0) - Apparently, Sir Olpoc also loves this book. =) I figured as much by
the “Yo, teach!” quote on his website, but still…