i'm off on another half-day plane ride, this time to get to the ubuntu conference. while i'm there my birthday and father's day will pass (on the same day no less) and i'll also be missing a 'father and son' sports day with peyton at his school (it was supposed to be last week but it got rained out and they rescheduled it for a week i'm not here). needless to say this makes me feel a little less than great. oh well. they are just dates, symbols, right? *sigh*
i also spent most of this week writing documents. huzzah. necessary work, but also a bit more like work than coding is.
i did make one nice discovery this week: the upper right corner of the trackpad on this laptop simulates a middle mouse button click while the bottom right corner is a right click. very cool. now i don't have to press both buttons together to get a middle mouse button click, just tap that corner.
as an aside: shame on japan, iceland, norway, the kitt's islanders and the other peoples who are trying right now to overturn the international ban on whaling. truly poor showing. i'll be in norway next month, and i plan on bringing some appropriate t-shirts.