Free Friday

Tomorrow I don’t have school (3-day weekend!) so I’ll spend the morning at work and spend the night watching local band Gimme 5 perform. If you’re in the Carbondale area, you should definitely check them out: they are going to be performing in Longbranch Café at 10pm on Friday in the back room. They always… Continue reading Free Friday

Promotion, SIU Homecoming

On Thursday I got “promoted” to the Production department at SchoolCenter. This means I’ll be doing programming instead of general system administration. Right know I think that staying a sysadmin would be a better job, but I was offered a bit more money ($8/hr as opposed to $6.50/hr) and the ability to work longer and… Continue reading Promotion, SIU Homecoming

Life Happenings

This week has been crazy for me. As some of you may know, I work for SchoolCenter, a local Internet company in Carbondale which creates and hosts websites for schools. We’re moving into a new building in 2 weeks, so it’s been a hectic process preparing the building for the move. I’ve been working 3… Continue reading Life Happenings


I got the e815 yesterday. It’s a awesome phone. It plays MP3 music from my computer which I can use as ringtones and syncs phonebook and calendar info with my computer (native iSync support), all wirelessly with the help of a few software changes to enable Bluetooth OBEX (file transfer) and DUN (high-speed internet on… Continue reading Hellomoto

Watch Live 8!

If you aren’t already, turn on your TV to MTV or go to and check out the Live 8 concerts. They are awesome and it’s for a great cause. (For the absolute latest and to watch any concert city you want see AOL’s site, MTV TV seems to be lagging 5 minutes or so… Continue reading Watch Live 8!

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Back from Hilton Head Island

This week has been pretty good, I was at Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. It took a day of driving to Atlanta, picked up my grandma’s brother and then another day to the island. The weather was not all that great, it was partly cloudy or pouring rain for most of the week except… Continue reading Back from Hilton Head Island

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I have worked at SchoolCenter for 90 days now and I finally get a DSL discount! Whoo-hoo! Fast internet! 🙂 I go on vacation to Hilton Head Island later today at 7 a.m. According to forecast it’ll be raining there all week, but I hope that report is a bit inaccurate. I am bringing along… Continue reading Vacation…

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