It’s been tough to maintain my blog lately. Under the best of circumstances, I like to post about once a week, but school has a way of sucking time out of the universe, at least my universe.
It’s not a bad thing. I’ve never regretted my decision to go back to South Seattle College after my layoff in 2016, especially after I qualified for a little help from the state of Washington. I’ve been interested in computers most of my life, and the school’s network administration program is a natural fit. If you look at the totality of my interests and occupations, you might think that it was inevitable that I make a go of computers as a career.
The jury’s still out on whether I’ll succeed, but I’m having fun, all the same.
For spring quarter, my days are filled with figuring out MS Access databases, basic PC hardware, and Linux commands. The days rarely dull, and my skills are good enough that I can lend a hand to other students. That’s a big part of the fun. Continue reading