Low Carb Again

It’s about that time again. I’m making another push to lose weight after my drop from 475 down to 420. Thanks to @snipeyhead for the nudge in this tweet. She’s a constant source of awesome on my virtual island. Oh man. Just made a butter toasted cheese steak with ThinSlim bread and Steak-Umms. So freaking good, 2 net carbs. (The flavor is rye but it’s such a light rye you don’t really notice it much.

Single-Line Matches

I feel like I’ve had to learn this particular lesson multiple times so I’m blogging about it for reference. If you have a Cisco configuration and you’re trying to match only interfaces where a particular command exists, you can do it with the (?s) or single-line flag in the regular expression to span the newlines with wildcards. Sample Configuration: interface Vlan23 ip address no ip redirects no ip proxy-arp ip ospf hello-interval 1 ip ospf cost 15 !


Kicking the dust off this blog, this post is going to serve as a both a “yay, we’re having a baby!” notification along with the stuff that I’ve been doing to prepare for her arrival. Since Monday the 12th I’ve been on a new sleep schedule. I sleep twice a day from midnight to 4 AM and then again from noon to 4 PM. Work has been really supportive of the change and we’re cramming all my client-facing stuff into the first 6 hours of my work day leaving the second half for things I can do on my own without them.

100 Days of Writing

In keeping with the 100 days of [insert something here] routine, I’m going to try to write something every day for 100 days and post it on this twitter thread that I’ve started. Most days it’ll be technical stuff but there will be some days that I just throw open a document and journal for a bit. I wrote more than 1000 words on the first day but since then ~500 seems to be the sweet spot.

Diablo 3

I’ve been playing Diablo 3 as of late. I got started back with it around the time that season 13 was starting. I didn’t create a seasonal character initially because I didn’t see the benefit. You lose access to all your other characters their money, and their crafting bits. It turns out niether of those things are very important once you get to level 70. So I started playing a non-seasonal character for a bit and then realized that playing on my own wasn’t much fun.