Category Archives: SysAdmin

The most careful part to navigate…

ShareThe part of mentoring that I find to be the part that needs to be most carefully navigated is working with less experienced admins when they make mistakes. I find it important to remember when I was in that phase … Continue reading

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It hurts even more every time I fall off the posting bandwagon…

ShareLife has been very eventful since November… The holidays were…well, the holidays. They’re ever easy when navigating a fractured family and doing what little I can to make it easier for those involve, particularly when I’m the one estranged from … Continue reading

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Silliness for tonight

ShareNow I lay me down to sleep I pray my pager does not beep! #SysAdminBedtimePrayers

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One-touch mobile dialing WebEX conference calls

ShareI regularly (read: daily) have WebEx conference calls and often take them on my mobile while commuting. Most of these are repeating so it’s the same conference code every time. I recently learned of a way to simplify dialing in … Continue reading

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On to the next job.

ShareTuesday was my last day working for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I do remain a part-time student of UNC, however, and have set a goal that on that day in a future May I will be … Continue reading

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Quick update

ShareI’ve been way too busy of late. That’s not a complaint, just an observation. This post and the previous few are a bit intertwined as the first things happened before that one but I was keeping them as closely held … Continue reading

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One week later.

ShareI am exhausted! Aside from being a bit wet the Connecticut trip was spectacular; spent hours with great friends and got to see two of them get married. This makes the fourth wedding of friends whom I first came to … Continue reading

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A day.

ShareI’m sitting on a bench, one of three on a herringbone brick pad located in a rose garden between two academic buildings along one side of the main quad. Students make their way about and many rest at various places, … Continue reading

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Getting myself organized.

ShareOne of my long-term struggles has been getting (and staying) organized, particularly at work.  A bit of recent self-discovery is that any method of documenting/remembering other than electronic simply doesn’t work for me. Paper quickly becomes disorganized and lost. One … Continue reading

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Drupal experiences?

ShareAnyone reading with Drupal experiences willing to share information about what’s required to run it, e.g. number of sites hosted, infrastructure to support that (hardware, etc.) and so forth? I’m afraid I can’t give you any sort of idea of … Continue reading

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