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OS X Mavericks Broke MySQL Connection

Upgrading to Mavericks gave me the following bug on my locally-hosted website: mysqli::mysqli(): (HY000/2002): No such file or directory   [followed by my actual directory info] This occurred apparently because PHP was upgraded, which triggered an older PHP compatibility bug. … Continue reading

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Back home again…

Finally back in Missouri, probably a decade overdue at this point. It’s nice to be back in a familiar area, and also have a house/garage/yard again. It’s been a fun first month sorting things out, grilling outside, and building what … Continue reading

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Change comes around again

We’re barely settled into the cozy (tiny) apartment and we’re thinking of moving again. The Texas experiment was a failure, and I can’t believe anyone would want to live here. There are just way too many people. Trying to get … Continue reading

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Change is upon me

My last days at my office are here. Tomorrow is the last time I’ll make the drive to the Boulder office. I’ll be sure to pay a little more attention to the mountains in the morning, which is the best … Continue reading

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A Heisenberg Level of Uncertainty….

Now my life is at the mother of all crossroads. We’re moving to help my wife get the job she wants. I have a job I am not enjoying, and have not enjoyed for some time. Worse yet, the stars … Continue reading

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Choices

It is truly difficult to make the decision to go back to school right now. Work and family has got me so busy that even I’m looking back wondering how I did it for so long. Maybe my break to … Continue reading

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Snow snow snow…

Took 80 minutes to get to work today. Didn’t really have that time to spare

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