[techtalk] Introduction

Robert Wade feline at brokersys.com
Tue Nov 14 19:35:55 EST 2000

On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Carol wrote:

> I am not great at introducing myself, as I never really know what to
> say.

Everyone says that; looking back on what you've wrote, however, it appears
as though you've done just spectacularly :).
> I'm Carol. I'm 45 years old (and I am very glad I caught that typo, as
> I had just typed that I was 456 years old. While I may sometimes feel
> that old, in truth, I am not quite there, yet.) I work full time doing
> tech support for a local ISP and have been dabbling with linux since
> I started here. I do not, as yet, fully understand it.

Hiya Carol!
> Recently, due to the plannings of gods with weird senses of humor, I
> went from running a windoze system to one running linux with GNU at

By 'GNU,' are you referring to the set of utilities produced by the FSF
which're commonly used to produce a Linux operating system?

> work. It is an adventure that I am rather enjoying. I have linux on my
> home computer. It's dually bootable to either linux or 'doze and being a
> coward, I generally boot to 'doze. I don't have GNU at home, yet. 

> That's something I need to figure out how to do. I didnt' set up the
> work
> system so I don't really know how to get everything that I need. I am
> also going to have to have a computer that will WINE (whine? probably,
> but hopefully not loud enough to annoy me), as I do a lot of graphics
> work with PSP6 and Bladepro.

> Other interests... I have a soap making business, where myself and my
> business partner make traditional lye soap, glycerin soap, lotions and
> salt scrubs (instead of having spare time, of course). I love to do
> beadwork, embroidery, sewing, cooking, reading, writing, and am learning
> to do henna art. I also have three Great Danes, two of whom are barely a
> year old. Full house, of course, but full heart, too.
> That's me. Any questions, fire away. I'll answer them. Not much ever
> offends me.
> Carol


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