Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sakura-con 2011

Arrived to Sakura-con by bicycle, again. (Thought it might be handy, but stayed in storage until I had to get my car on Monday.) I had quite a terrible cough, which wasn’t helped by the cold air and intermittent rain. … Continue reading

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Hitomi’s Baby Shower

For whatever reason, the baby shower (unlike the better marketed Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Christmas, etc.) hasn’t caught on in Japan. So Hitomi was quite unfamiliar with the concept. But my older sister Alsia and Mom insisted on one. I’m certain … Continue reading

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TCS (TSYS) and Free Software

I used to work at Telecommunication Systems (TCS/TSYS) which I discovered had unfair free software “policy”, if you can call it a policy. The products I worked at prior (at the company acquired by TCS) utilized (significantly) free software products. … Continue reading

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