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Writing a fantasy novel

So, I’ve been working on a novel for the last year and am looking for “beta” readers to let me know what they think. If you’re interested in giving me some constructive feedback, take a look at my book at … Continue reading

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New host

Frequent visitors may have noticed that the site looks different. My previous blog host no longer offers blogging services so I have moved to the WordPress site. However, I still have access to the crystalattice.gidblog.com domain name so all current … Continue reading

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Last post for some time (ever?)

After having some problems with people having issues about my blog, I have deleted several posts that are causing or could cause issues, particularly at work. I won’t delete this blog totally because of the vast number of people who … Continue reading

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Med board results

My Navy medical board results came back: fit to continue Navy service. Unfortunately, I was expecting to be found unfit, so I have been making plans to get out. Job hunting, budgeting, saving, house hunting, etc. have been my life … Continue reading

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Ph.D. progress

I know it’s been a while since I posted, but since the only traffic this blog seems to get is from my post about Hawaii, it doesn’t seem like much of a point to update regularly. But, since I’m bored, … Continue reading

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R for statistics

Since I’ve started on my Ph.D. course work, I found that I am having to do a lot of statistical work. I figured there would be some but there’s a lot more than I expected. My school, like many others, … Continue reading

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Not selected for officer school

Though this is another problem with the Navy, I won’t categorize it with that group of posts, at least not without supporting statistics. I applied for the FY11 Limited Duty Officer program but I was not selected. Honestly, I don’t … Continue reading

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Once again, no time for hobbies

Now that I’m on another ship, I don’t have much time off anymore. I’ve been planning on rewriting my Python programming book, writing the sequel for GUI development, and some programming projects I’d like to do. But the way my … Continue reading

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Accepted for Ph.D. program

I was just accepted to a university to start on my Ph.D. School doesn’t start until October but that’s fine. I don’t know how much time the Navy will give me to work on the degree anyways. One of the … Continue reading

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Programming ebook direct download available

For those of you tracking my book writing progress, you may be happy to know that I finally had a chance to find a file hosting site. Originally I was planning on creating a web page just for the downloads … Continue reading

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