Yesterday, the second floor was cleared out. Almost nothing left. Pretty soon those drapes are going to be the only thing between us and the elements. Here’s what’s left: And the toilet: Everything went out the window:
You can’t really see the steel in the earlier pictures. They are actually plates running between the wood.
This is actually from a few weeks ago. When this is all done, we’ll have a whole new second floor of the house. Until then, we have an ongoing disaster. The first step was taking down the central wall on the first floor, and putting in steel beams. This means that our living room is …
This is most of the computers that used to be in my office upstairs. The upstairs office doesn’t exist anymore (see next few posts), and will eventually be our new bedroom. So for now, all the equipment is on the bar in the basement.
It was probably noticing that Vulcans don’t smile.
I just finished up Agyar, by Steven Brust. This was a nice piece of modern day Gothic horror. Our hero, Jack Agyar, is gradually revealed as the monster. Through a combination of elision and selective narration, the details are only revealed slowly through the story. Within the story, the narrative is being written by Jack …
My primary computer is my IBM T20 thinkpad, running Debian unstable. It’s hooked up to the rest of my home network through a wireless connection. Last week, every thing went south. First, because my wife has been having a lot of trouble getting a good connection to the wireless network from her computer, I upgraded …
I’d blown my budget when this was out in hardcover, so I bought it as soon as it was out in trade. I’m hoping this is as good as Snowcrash.
Sequel to Greg Bear’s Darwin’s Radio. Waiting for me to be in a softer, less belicose mood, to read. &lt;map><area><area></map><img>
Another Hugo award winner (1965) I never got to before.