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Gears of War

Some years ago I went into a GameStop store and came out with 40€ less and three games, two of them Gears of War 1 and 2 and Mass Effect 2, which I still haven’t touched. 427 more words



Chuck Wendig’s Flash Fiction challenge this week was just to write a 100 word story (http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/03/20/flash-fiction-challenge-100-words-only/).

So I did.

Why does my mind bend this way? 99 more words

Flash Fiction

A Health & Fitness Oriented Philadelphia

A city can be more of home than you can expect. Its food – your kitchen. Its streets – your backyard to run through. The city of Philadelphia has become our home. 329 more words

NC Small Town Treasures - Marshville, NC and Locust, NC

I would like to begin this post by saying no buzzards were injured in the writing of it.

Alas, I cannot.

I’ll set the scene for you, fellow treasure hunter. 1,756 more words


Stopping a locust

Locust is a load testing tool that allows you to script your actions in python (much more pleasant than fiddling with jMeter).

I was investigating an issue that only happened under load (turned out to be due to starvation of the db connection pool). 132 more words

Load Testing

The Swarm

Locusts, which are related to grasshoppers, can feed in groups to wipe out huge expanses of vegetation.  Desert locusts are especially problematic in parts of Africa.  20 more words