Huzzah! My newsreader (pretty much) works! Well, it can only view messages that are already on the system, but at least now the user can navigate through newsgroups, header lists, and messages. I’ll upload a screenshot next time I get a chance.
And my Mom’s going in for surgery today at 3:00. It’s a gall bladder removal, and it’s a standard operation, so she should have nothing to worry about. But she will (wouldn’t you?). :-) The good news is that, after this operation, she’ll be able to take care of herself again, eat normally, and in general get back to a normal life.
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I tried to do some sketching last night, to improve my meager skills. It was very depressing, mainly because I tried to do a fox furry head, and I have no idea how to draw that sort of thing. I really should concentrate on “normal” stuff until I can draw well enough to attempt more difficult stuff.
I’m enjoying reading Having Everything, a modern tale about a bunch of people who, through their own selfishness and outlook on life, sabotage themselves and others. There’s a lot of swearing, and some kinky bits, but it’s excellent writing and it contains tables’ worth of food for thought.
And there’s a new photo over on You Must Be Kidding Me. Start commenting, people!