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
Bought some speakers for my PC, got a free DVD player. (here's some good Samsung 709 DVD player info)

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 (Password protected) (well, mostly.)

April 9, 2000
Put a todo list for online.

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
Moved 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 WWW9 conference, Amsterdam

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:

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! (see photos.)

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 (Password protected)), 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 (Password protected) in Edmonton (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 (Password protected)

See also: 1999, 2001

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