Monthly Archives: September 2007

Bicycling and Coding

JBoss hired some new guy who's off adding new methods to a Java interface in a point release of their product. This is because they had no generic expansion point to add information ("meta-data" as it's called) to the existing … Continue reading

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Oktober Fest

Oktober Fest in Fremont: I had wanted to attend this event for many years. I remember seeing the banners many times on our way to our old home in Ballard. Hitomi bought tickets for Sunday, and we planned to met … Continue reading

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Not What I Wanted

Here's the problem I've been having at work: A fellow developer has been working on a library, designed for my use, to do things for various components. Unfortunately, he got a bit ambitious and decided to start developing a fairly … Continue reading

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Return to Cyprus Island

With an already packed schedule this summer, I had also planned to take my father kayaking, overnight, in the San Juan Islands. This is something I've been meaning to do for many years. I bought my Feathercraft kayaks back in … Continue reading

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U.S.S. Arizona Memorial

My Grandfather was stationed in Pearl Harbor during World War II. At the time of the attack by the Japanese, though, he was on leave. Though I had initially thought of visiting another beach on Monday, I instead took the … Continue reading

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Another Hot and Sweaty Wedding

Sunday was Ken and Vilda's wedding, the reason I came this time to Hawaii. I walked in my suit from the hostel to Waikiki. Probably the only one ever to walk out of a Hawaiian hostel with a suit. I … Continue reading

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Kailua Beach, Mokulua Islands

The plan was to take my kayak by bus to Kailua, launch from the beach, navigate around the Mokulua Islands, and get in a little snorkeling. "TheBus" (Honolulu's bus service) has a few buses that go to Kailua on the … Continue reading

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