Daily commute

I’ve been playing with the Microsoft Live Writer and have been itching to include a map into one of my posts.  So here’s a good one.  Here’s a map of my daily commute — 50 miles, round-trip down hwy. 99.  It’s actually a fantastic ride — with mostly courteous drivers (till you hit Corvallis anyway) —… Read more

Happy birthday Nathan!

Two years ago, my wife and I were blessed with our second son, Nathan Wallace.  Most folks probably don’t realize it — but Nathan’s name has a special meaning.  When Kenny was born, we choose a name that would give him his own personal identity.  Most folks in our family had thought that Kenny would… Read more

IronPython 1.0 available

Very cool.  I’ll admit that my experience with Python is limited to IronPython — but I’ve been playing with it a bit and benchmarking it against the C-based implementation of Python, and in many places, its actually faster or dead even.  See: IronPython version 1.0.  Great work by the IronPython team. –TR