Showing posts from August, 2005

When sites and people crash

I didn't quite do so much yesterday (Sunday). I went out with my dad for some coffee at one point, but that was pretty much it. I spent the rest of the day loafing. And boy did I loaf. In the evening I worked on a site with my brother. It was in the final touches phase, and we all we had to do is tell people to visit it. That was what we thought...until a crazy mishap occurred, and the entire site got corrupt, and we had to make the entire thing again from scratch. But not only that, but we had a 6 hour deadline to do it, because thinking the website was done, we had already told people to visit it. And being that my brother lives in Nashville, and is on central time, and had to go to bed at around 11:30 (his time) that meant that I had to do the all of the work. So from 9:30 till about 1:30am, I rebuilt the site to where it was where we had it. Then I crashed and slept until 11 the next day, which is today.

Walking with Grandma

Today, I hung out with my dear sweet grandmother, whom I haven't seen in about 10 years, because she lives in another country and doesn't get much chance to visit. She's a really dear and sweet lady. Very happy, very funny lady, who doesn't mind going up escalators but is very scared to go down them. I have no idea why. The other day, I took out the ladder and climbed up to the top of the roof of our house to check out the scenery of Vancouver. You can see the whole city from the rooftop. When I came down I joked that she should climb the ladder and check it out. She said ok, and went to the ladder, and climbed the first two steps. I went and held the ladder steady, thinking she was going to come back down. Then before I knew it, she went up two more steps, then three more, then all the way up. She didn't climb on to the roof, but she did climb to the top of the ladder, which is 10 feet tall. It blew me away. I mean, she's 82 years old, but the heart of a 10 yea


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