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20 year reunion update

Rather than have to repeat the answer to “what have you been up to for the last 20 years”, I decided to do a small life update post that outlines everything that happened to me since I graduated from high school. Enroll at LA Tech studying EE Do not handle my alcohol well, end up in the hospital during LSMSA class of ‘96 graduation night Experimental Math class where I met most of my LA Tech friends, but really only stay in touch with one of them Come out Decide Computer Engineering is more my speed, transfer to LSU off campus housing, first relationship (Hi Paul) Work at Intersurf as sys admin Live with Mary (LSMSA class of ‘96), met Rush Bored in college, drop out, follow Rush to Seattle Start dead [ protocol ] society Job at V-Servers, porting servers, networking, hacking, kernel hacking Win some social engineering contests V-Servers merged with Lightrealm, bought by Micron, merged with Hostpro Live in a house full of hackers Go to England, fall in love with photography Meet my husband, Cord Hacker House falls apart, everyone scatters to the wind Hostpro decides to move all operations to Atlanta, I say fuck that....

Seattle Recommendations

Recommendations for things to do in Seattle Things to see Underground Tour Pike Place Market Fremont (Troll, statue of Lenin, Rocket Ship) Theo’s Chocolate Factory Tour Space Needle / EMP Snoqualmie Falls Alki Beach Golden Gardens Teatro Zinzanni (dinner and a show) Places to Eat Humbow in Pike Place Market La Ilsa (Ballard) Hot Cakes (Ballard) Lady Yum for Perisian Macarones (Kirkland) Dim Sum at Noble Court (Bellevue) Top Pot Doughnuts (Belltown) Salumi’s Skillet Seattle Coffee Milstead Vivace Cafe Ladro Victrola Bauhaus Coffee ...

Bigots happen in any community

I live in Seattle which is a pretty damn accepting place for all walks of life, and while we do have our occasionally bat-shit crazy moments, in general, I feel safe and welcome in Seattle anywhere I go. As an artist, when among the company of other artists in Seattle, I feel really safe. Maybe it’s the tendency to introspection or self-awareness, but I’ve never met a bigoted creative person....