Doughnuts! I like Doughnuts!

I’ve been a software developer for quite some time, and at my last job, I was indoctrinated into the practice of buying doughnuts for the development team if one of the developers “broke the build”. For those who don’t know what that means, let me tell you. Any decent software project has a central repositoryContinue reading “Doughnuts! I like Doughnuts!”

Backbreaking Futility as Relaxation

For years, my family has taken a vacation to Cape Cod, Massachusettes. My only requests for activities have been: Eat Seafood (especially Lobster) Build sand castles The second activity is pretty much more of a requirement than the first, and I need to spend every possible day on the beach busting my butt building aContinue reading “Backbreaking Futility as Relaxation”

United States Congress: Don’t legistate religious doctrine

I recently received an email from, honestly, one of the most annoying political action groups that I know of. I say that they are annoying mostly because I get an urgent email from them just about once a day telling me about the latest injustice inflicted upon US citizens by the Bush Administration. IContinue reading “United States Congress: Don’t legistate religious doctrine”

Uncle Chris

When we were young, I used to threaten my older sister with the thought of me being the uncle to her children. Well, things have changed since then, and I’m proud to say that this morning, I became an uncle for the first time. Joshua Hinton Suggs, born 09:18 2004-06-17, 7lbs 8oz. Uncle Chris, indeed.