Well, G+ is broken for me for some reason. I can do anything but make a post, so I guess blogging it is. Just a couple little things.

I just got back from my walk in the park and noticed a team of like 5 or 6 year old girls practicing soccer. Their coach was having them do something confusing, but apparently if they messed up, their punishment was to have to do some push-ups. Couple things with that…

1. 6 year old girls do really poorly formed push-ups

2. Soccer requires very little arm strength, so I’m not sure what the coach was getting at with this

Kinda weird.

For those of you who haven’t been reading my G+ I did a few posts in a format where I quote/paraphrase a scene from some media I’ve recently watched and then re-write the lines as I wish they had gone. Here’s the most recent.

Taub: There were two things we thought were impossible. One of them wasn’t. That’s all we know.

Anybody: We don’t know anything else? Nothing about physics, chemistry, biology, medicine? None of our generations of scientific endeavor has provided us with any useful insight into this question? I don’t think that word “impossible” means what you think it means. … … You’re an idiot…. … You’re fired.

House M.D. Season 8, Episode 18: Body and Soul

Yeah, bold means I wish it was there. 😛

Also, I’ve updated the Tetris game a bit. The old link goes to the newer version. Now has high scores, and if you play Zen mode, should be easier on you.

The last few weeks in a nutshell

So, this is the big update post I promised. We’ll see how it goes.

I’ll start way back 4th of July weekend at Sidney’s. I told you I was going to go, but sorta skipped talking about being there. It was as expected, so pretty cool. I got tons of food, and got to hang w/ a Pat and Sid and Lauren and Yusuke, so the best people basically. I got to go inner-tubing a little bit, although not enough. And I, of course, got to see some fireworks. They were pretty up close and personal in this case, which is fine, I guess. I’m not a big fireworks person either way, so whatever.

Moving on. Umm… new internship thing. 7 days. 1 full week that I spent almost no time training on. I’ve gone to some meetings, looked a bunch of code, written some stuff. I’ve got a lot of stuff to catch up on. It’s hard to understand all the stuff they wrote already, and know where to find stuff, but I’m getting there. I feel I was actually pretty productive Friday, so that’s good. The situation is pretty relaxed. Come in when you want, breaks when you want, leave when you want, within certain restrictions, obviously, but it’s all good. I’m hopeful things continue in a vein similar to the first week, just with me getting more competent.

The other news is that I’m renting a house in Richland with Aaron. It was really messed up when we saw it, but the rent is cheap so we went for it. Mom and Dad and Aaron and I have all put considerable hours over the last week and a half cleaning it up, and it’s to the point where it’s livable, at least mostly. Internet is going to get installed next week, supposedly, so once that’s there I could definitely live there. It’s within biking distance of work, so that’s much preferable to the current 30 minute drive, so I plan to get in as soon as I can stand it there. (meaning there’s internet)

So that’s the gist. I’ve been very busy. I spend most of my free time corresponding w/ my lovely gf, because I like her and we’re far apart. She’s gonna get to visit on Wednesday, though. Sidney, supposedly, is gonna drive over that same weekend or Thursday or something. So, Yay!

In the mean time Yusuke’s came and visited this weekend. He forgot his macbook power cord so he’s been using mom’s netbook all weekend. And we’re doing wii fit. We have to work on our posture. Pat’s around so we went swimming in his pool today instead of working on the house, which I think is a good weekend move, but the decision was made by Pat and Yusuke, they’re the drivers. 😛

So that’s a good update, right? You feel caught up?