Glasses

I am now 50 years old. Dang. My eyes are not working as well. I have always had glasses but now I need to start using reading and regular glasses for clearly seeing things at a distance. The last few glasses I’ve had were ‘progressive’ lenses. The idea here is that the top portion is …

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Python the language

For the longest time I avoided it. Mainly because I didn’t have a use case for it. I use C for mostly everything and recently when I was attempting to do some web programming it was PHP and JavaScript. Both PHP and JavaScript are just painful to use. PHP because of some of the ways …

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Tuscaloosa

The University of Alabama is pretty. Lots of colonial-style buildings, open spaces, and air conditioning. It is warm here but not as warm as a few weeks ago. Lately, it has been at most 30 celsius at most. It is humid. Rains every now and then. Lots of crickets and cicadas making noises in the …

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Flying is no fun now

I’m in Alabama at the moment. Wife flew down a few weeks before me. I had similar/same problems as she did when she flew through Dallas Fort Worth. It’s COVID, I get it, but you would think the Airline would ‘fix’ their schedule or something to avoid a hot mess at their hub. Apparently not. …

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New Laptop

I decided to make a decision. Someone had stock of a Gigabyte AERO 17 HD machine. A bit on the pricy side but they had a $500 off the sticker which helped the decision. I am still not a huge fan of the looks but the machine works well. I should not call this a …

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New Laptop

Since Denise is heading down to Alabama, it will mean she will be taking and using the Microsoft Surface Pro. Which will leave me without a laptop that is worth anything. I have an old VAIO ultra-portable (at the time) but that is a 32-bit machine and slow as molasses now. I still like the …

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