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I'm essentially retired (though just starting a big new project for a previous client...) but even so continue to browse Code Project. I've noticed quite a few contributors saying "I'm retired now, but..." and wondered just how many of us have hung up our mice for the last time (There must be a better analogy but I've not come across it).
Are we retirees actively developing new code/projects of our own? Tinkering with support for ex-clients? Learning brand new skills / technologies just for the love of it? Or do we hang around in the CP lounge because the virtual ex-colleagues there are the only friends we have, and we have nothing better to do...
He is a natural at travelling (got that from me!). He loves seeing people at the airport, so far loves being in queues, and does not cry during take off!
He is well awake during take offs and get extremely happy as plane speeds up. He will look out the window for 15-20 min and then sleep. During landing time, if there are other kids crying he will make a cry face but we just need to talk to him and he laughs.
His first flight was when he was a month old and second one recently. Both were hassle free.
We have already done couple of road trips and he enjoyed them too.
Last week I've been listening to The Gathering, a pretty (internationally) famous Dutch rock band.
You may know them from their former singer, Anneke van Giersbergen, who is also known for her solo projects Agua de Annique and VUUR (Dutch for Fire) or one of her many collaborations with other artists.
I've known them for a long time, listen to them once in a while, always enjoy it, but never really got into it like I got with other bands.
Except for a few songs, of which My Electricity is one.
My Electricity is an older and not-so-rocking song, but beautiful.
So enjoy, and do yourself a favor and listen to some other songs as well
Peggle was a fun little time waster back in the day. Only thing that stops me is that I'd have to reinstall Origin, which is like Steam but involves EA.
If you are after something more in depth and like the Syndicate Wars games from back in the late 90's, check out Satellite Reign[^] which Humble Bundle has free for another 24 hours (or until they run out of keys).
Not associated with the site but it is a good thing, so if you didn't know about it and buy a lot of games, check Humble first! A lot of content is available there and part of your purchase is donated to charity. Plus the monthly bundles which get you a LOT of content for not much money and vary from regular and mobile games to applications, books, and comics.
*And use smile.amazon.com instead of regular Amazon!
Due to an issue this am, mostly not getting out of bed and a late train I have to stay late(ish) tonight Friday should be POETS day...
(I also completed the anti-bribary training today, the main lesson was Cash, Low values notes, non-sequential)
My ex-wife is descended from cows. She eats like she has nine stomachs.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013