Month: December 2017


A lonely man I know myself to be
It's not as bad
As some things I have seen
The picture painted here
Is not a dream
The only reality
Is the way it seems

-- Neil Young



Until now we have had a very comfortable climate considering that it is winter, but sooner or later it was bound to happen. And what a snow flurry it turned out to be! The whole country is pretty much paralyzed under the call of code orange, trains and buses have been cancelled as well as most of the flights out of Schiphol airport. Most people stayed put and worked from home if possible, since I live around the corner from my work I was one of the very few in the office today.


As luck would have it, I've managed to land a fantastic job as full stack developer at a telecom company:


Not only is the type of work super interesting and the open culture conducive to creativity and innovation, but believe it or not the office is a mere 10 minute bike trip (2.1 kilometers) from my house.

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This personal weblog was started way back on July 21, 2001 which means that it is 7-21-2001 old.

So far this blog contains no less than 2321 entries and as many as 1877 comments.

Important events

Graduated from Stanford 6-5-1979 ago.

Kiffin Rockwell was shot down and killed 9-23-1916 ago.

Believe it or not but I am 10-11-1957 young.

Began well-balanced and healthy life style 1-8-2013 ago.

My father passed away 10-20-2000 ago.

First met Thea in Balestrand, Norway 6-14-1980 ago.