Posts tagged ‘free-software’

2011/02/22

Gratitude Journal 20110221

I am thankful for or that

  1. A beautiful, sunny, 70°F day.
  2. Money to buy lunch for myself and a friend at Trio.
  3. Money to pay a neighbor Girl Scout for cookies.
  4. The Worm Catcher’s Group.
  5. WordPress.
  6. Pidgin.
  7. Gas to drive to work.
  8. Finding my Motorola Droid.
  9. The ability to walk.
  10. Google.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Getting to the Worm Catcher’s Group meeting on time.
  2. Volunteering to run the Worm Catcher’s Group meeting on Thursday.
  3. Eating a big, chicken salad for lunch.
  4. Picking up LEB from work.
  5. Stopping at Play It Again Sports to look at some equipment.
  6. Scanning some medical receipts.
  7. Helping GAB’s friend K to load music on her LG Android powered phone.
  8. Making coffee.
  9. Taking a shower.
  10. Keeping this journal.
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2009/08/01

Gratitude Journal 20090731

I am thankful for or that

  1. Finally getting NetBackup and the StorageTek L700 all straightened out.
  2. Putting a production Oracle DB on the new Veritas Cluster on Sun M5000s that I helped build.
  3. Money to buy food.
  4. Sysadmin Day!
  5. BD suggesting OJ’s Diner for lunch.
  6. RS giving me a ride to OJ’s.
  7. Elevators.
  8. LEB buying gas for the van.
  9. Air conditioning.
  10. A reasonably quiet on call week.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Folding three loads of clothes.
  2. Making the bed.
  3. Taking out the garbage.
  4. Putting the garbage and recycling out at the street.
  5. Moving a production DB to the new cluster.
  6. Fixing NetBackup and the L700.
  7. Knowing to set up Nagios/NRPE monitoring of the new cluster.
  8. Answering pages in the middle of the night.
  9. Driving GAB to and from movie night w/ her band members.
  10. Working diligently.