Things I did in 2000
by Gerald Oskoboiny
This page records stuff I did in 2000. See also: 1999, 2001,
or who cares?
- January 21, 2000
Got a new computer, woohoo!
- January 22, 2000
some speakers for my PC, got a free DVD player. (here's
some good Samsung 709 DVD
- February 25-27, 2000
Went to New York city for the weekend.
- March 3-6, 2000
Went to Ottawa for the weekend.
- March 19, 2000
Put some new docs online:
- April 1, 2000
Went to geek fest in Boston.
- April 3, 2000
Got my head shaved
- April 9, 2000
Put a todo list for impressive.net
- April 27, 2000
Got some new toys for my computer:
a Logitech Trackball mouse with
scrollwheel, and 128M RAM (bringing me to 256M, woohoo!)
- April 30, 2000
Took some photos
while biking the Minuteman Trail.
- May 10, 2000
my web site to my own machine at MIT.
- May 11-June 18, 2000
Work/vacation in Europe. See photos.
May 11-25: work, W3C meetings and
May 25-June 18: vacation! Itinerary was:
- May 25-31
- Amsterdam, Holland
- May 31-June 4
- Anglet, France:
learned how to surf!
- June 4-6
- San Sebastian, Spain
- June 7-9
- Porto, Portugal
- June 9
- Lisbon, Portugal
- June 10-12
- Lagos, Portugal
- June 12-14
- Madrid, Spain
- June 15-18
- Barcelona, Spain
- June 23, 2000
Attended a one-day web
course from ArsDigita.
- June 29, 2000
Saw the Tragically
Hip in Somerville!
- June 29, 2000
I have a new nephew!
- June-July, 2000
Moved to Ottawa!
Schedule is/was something like:
- June 18: return from vacation
- June 19-22: pack, maybe work a day or two
- June 23-24: attend ArsDigita courses
- June 25-27: rent a Uhaul truck, pack
- June 27: drive truck to Ottawa, unpack, drop off truck
- June 28: rent a car or truck in Ottawa, drive back to Boston
- June 29: work, pack any remaining stuff, clean
- June 29: see the Tragically Hip in Boston
- June 30: drive back to Ottawa in time for Canada Day
- July 3-5: drive down to Boston for Independence Day?
(nope, too much driving even for me)
- July 1-21: move, get settled, work a bit on various fun things
- July 22-31: trip to Edmonton
- August 1: started working remotely from Ottawa
I made a page to help me keep track of useful Ottawa-related resources.
- July 4, 2000
Took some photos in Ottawa.
- July 5, 2000
Played Ultimate Frisbee for the first time, lots of fun!
- July 8, 2000
Went mountain biking in Gatineau Park.
- July 12, 2000
Took more photos in Ottawa.
- July 22-31, 2000
Visited family & friends in Edmonton.
- August 12, 2000
Pete and Tammy's wedding, Nova Scotia
- August 19-20 and 25, 2000
Visited Roger and Marj in Montreal with Tristen and Chris (see photos ), then
stopped there again on the way home from Boston. Took some more photos while
sightseeing on Friday.
- August 20-24, 2000
Went to Boston, for work and socializing. Saw Meghan Toohey and
guests with Hugo, Philippe, and his friend. Took some photos during the drive from
Boston to Montreal on the way back.
- September 14-17, 2000
Went to New Orleans for annual HWG board meeting
- October 6-10, 2000
Attended Rob's wedding, Abbotsford, BC, then hung out with
relatives in Vancouver for a couple days afterwards
- October 11-16, 2000
Visited friends & family in Edmonton
- October 13-15, 2000
Attended the QECHS class of 1990 10-year reunion
(not my class, but the one after it... mine was too lame to
organize one last year.)
- October 22-26, 2000
Work trip to Boston
- November 27-Dec 3, 2000
Work trip to Boston
- Dec 5, 2000
Happy birthday to me!
- Dec 6, 2000
Made a cool "edit this page" bookmarklet
- Dec 18, 2000
Implemented a whitelist-based spam filter
- Dec 19-30, 2000
Visited family & friends in Edmonton. (@@photos)
- Dec 31, 2000
New Years Eve party at home; photos
See also: 1999, 2001
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