[rescue] spousal units

Gil Young rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 21 11:30:12 CDT 2001

I have it pre-arranged that the next house will be a 5 bedroom, one for 
me&spouse, one for kiddie #1, one for kiddie #2, and one for machines, with 
its own electrical sub-panel and big UPS with a transfer switch and maybe a 
generator out back too :p.  Also, a clause for at least a 50 foot antenna 
mast in the back yard somewhere.

Now, how to convince her that the master bedroom needs to be the one with 
the computer stuff in it, well ....


At 09:58 AM 6/21/01 -0500, you wrote:
>On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 10:41:34AM -0400, Brian Harrington wrote:
> > My wife actually told me that she had an epiphany one day, when she
> > saw/read something about classic car collectors, and she decided that 
> maybe
> > what I do isn't so bad after all. Of course the little VAXcluster in the
> > dining room is still a source of some contention. :-)
>I think the best moment at our household was when I had the 4/690MP
>(full datacenter chassis/rack) delivered via freight.
>Amy calls me at work.  "I think you better come home for lunch."
>I get home.
>She's out in the garage, staring at it like the monolith from 2001.
>"You told me it was the size of a fridge.. I thought you meant DORM FRIDGE."
>The best part about that box (which sadly, came with no CPU boards, etc)
>was actually DISMANTLING it - taking everything out of the rack, getting
>a replacement caster wheel, etc.  I wish I hadnt sold the chassis/rack.
>Bill Bradford
>mrbill at mrbill.net
>Austin, TX
>rescue maillist  -  rescue at sunhelp.org

Gil Young
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