Pat Gunn (dachte) wrote,
Pat Gunn

Never-Closing Eyes

Recent fun things I've been doing:

  • Got about 2 hours sleep last night, but because it matched perfectly up to a REM cycle (I think), I felt ok when I woke up and was ok the whole day
  • Had dinner with Em. This makes me happy for a number of reasons.
  • Helped J and R make cookies. Cooking with friends is fun.
  • Had a number of deep and meaningful conversations
  • Recovered, with the help of some perl, some data from a SQL dump of my old mediawiki database, without reimporting the dump into a database. This involved chopping out uninteresting fields and then parsing the data mediawiki uses internally for its SQL into its external wiki format.
  • Learned more about how mediawiki works in that process. It is sometimes said that if one wants to understand how a program works, one should primarily study its data structures -- the code flows form that. This perspective got another feather in its cap.
  • Enjoying the Dean Grey music.
  • I will be interviewed by a newspaper tomorrow (was scheduled for today, but schedule conflicts kept it frolm working)
  • I will be catsitting two additional cats soon
  • I will repair or arrange to have repaired the living room light for my apartment
  • I will hopefully grab a meal with Em again
  • I will go to a gathering with most of the people from the two labs in our part of Baker Hall
Note that all time references are written from the perspective that it is still tuesday, because I have not yet slept.

For the future, I hope to better keep track of:

  • Opera in Pittsburgh
  • Local (CMU) musical events that are worth attending
I further hope that somebody buys my car.

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