Dutch Lock Down Day Sixty One

Literally JUST NOW everything was shipped back to Red Hat, to the RDO Community, and to colleagues.

And I have absolutely no idea what to do with myself.

But first the news:

Today was SUPER WEIRD because pretty much all the big projects, workshops, meetings, and programs were due yesterday. Today was just about setting up the shipping packages. Two entire boxes of hardware and swag for the RDO Project. One of my two laptops and phone. One tiny envelope of swag stickers.

Feels weird.

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Dutch Lock Down Day Fifty Eight

I just packed up all of RDO Project’s hardware demo, swag, and camera equipment as well as my office phone, previous laptop and EVERYTHING except, literally, the laptop and power cord I need to do my job for the rest of the week.

Three.

More.

Days.

But first the news:

There’s so little Corona news and so MUCH other news that there are only two actual articles for today.

#WINNING

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Dutch Lock Down Day Fifty Three

Alternative Title: So Long Farewell Auf Wiedersehen Goodbye

Just in case you don’t know the reference because you haven’t seen The Sound of Music or don’t remember the iconic scene where the von Trapp kids sing their way out of a party in joy or out of a scary situation in stress, here’s the happier bit:

Also, if you haven’t seen the movie, I highly recommend the whole thing – simply brilliant. I’m normally a sci fi person myself, but it’s just SO iconic and there are just SO MANY beautiful scenes and songs.

Yes, I’m totally procrastinating.

Yes, I’ll get to the point shortly.

But first the news:

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Dutch Lock Down Day Forty Three

The Minions are headed back to BSO / daycare / school next week and the looming deadline is taking its toll on the oldest.

OR it’s a full moon or something.

OR he just doesn’t like King’s Day.

#PoorLittle

But first the news:

In the meantime, day zero of Red Hat Summit 2020 Virtual Experience starts today with OpenShift Commons and it just occurred to me LAST NIGHT that this means I’m expected to help navigate the chat rooms from 1500 local to #WellPastMyBedTime for the next three days.

#NoBigDeal

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Dutch Lock Down Day Thirty Nine

Now that kids are headed back to school (part time) and daycare (full time), my personal trainer and I have made a plan to start working together again.

After 11 May.

Virtually, of course.

I. Can’t. Wait.

But first the news:

I’ve somehow managed an average of 10k steps per day for almost ten days, walking more towards 12k-14k when I’m feeling healthy so that when I only hit 2k-5k / when I’m not doing as well, it averages out.

Today I’m not doing as well.

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