Our very own Sachi LeFever is the "Geek of the Week" on the Big Blog at the Seattle PI. The Geek of the Week is a series of short interviews that highlight local Seattle geeks. Last week's geek was Bryan Zug. My favorite answer: When did you first know you were a geek? Describe that moment: My first grade teacher scolded me for finishing too many Schoolhouse Math worksheets, so I began sneaking them until I finished the entire box. I've been wanting to tell that story for a while. ... Continue Reading
Just a quick congrats to Sachi for passing her exam yesterday. She is now a PMI Project Management Professional (PMP). Of course, since she started studying and having the book (above) around the house, I had to take every opportunity to call it the PIMP exam and make lewd references whenever money is exchanged between us.
This morning Sachi had a fun job - participating in a "sewer scoping" with someone from a company called Hydro Physics. It's like a colonoscopy for a sewer line. They feed a camera down into a house's sewer pipes to look for problems. The whole process is video taped and before Sachi left she received a video tape (yes, VHS) of the inside of the sewer line. But the tape was not the only take home - she also received two packs of microwave popcorn for our viewing pleasure. The sewer scope... Continue Reading
Last night my wife Sachiko and I were talking about a trip we're thinking of taking in the next couple of years. As we talked over the evening, it became a brainstroming session on all the things we needed to remember, manage, discuss, archive, etc. After a little while, I said "Hey, what if we had an online place to keep all this information?" Sachiko's first words were, "We could use a wiki!" All I could think was- I love this girl.