July 28th, 2006

insane

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Wow, my attention span is...

Oooh, shiny.

Thinking about the front porch and what I have yet to do for the construction with the materials that I have on hand, and I realized I can do all of the headers as well as the ledger board, and I think I need to do something for the side window frames yet. I'll probably need help getting the big header up-- it's something like 22 feet long-- but I'm not gonna let that stop me from preparing and building it.

I still have to add the two (so far) commentary tracks to the DVD, as well as making some requested corrections. I'm still awaiting some additional features, and I need to put one together myself of visual effects boo-boos.
insane

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SO I'm actually coding.

It feels a little weird to be back in play again after all of the headachy design work, but that up-front work made the design a lot simpler and more elegant than it was originally looking to be. I like that part.

I was able to find a way to synthesize the data that I needed by combining stuff from various locations. That took a little over three weeks to accomplish because it was really well hidden; I had to do a lot of deconstruction.

And I'm coding in C rather than C++, so I'm having to go back and remember how to make class constructs in a non-OO language. C'est funqui.

BTW, we're looking for a software test engineer. Position is contract, likely contract-to-hire. Looking for someone who can not only do the testing but automate the procedures and perhaps build the test program into something more robust.
insane

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Fucking Livid.

Mortgage company. Assholes.

Late charge after telling me there would be no late charge. SInce the payment didn't include the extra $30 late fee, it's not processed, it's held, and it will show up as a 30-day late payment.

I spent an hour on the phone trying to get it straightened out, only to be told that "I am not authorized" despite having sent THREE letters of authorization.

Monday will bring me to the Better Business Bureau-- of which they are not a member. Also quite possibly the New Jersey state department of banking.