added massive ftp download automation scripts to most datasets in my archive of usgsd. these scripts download every file available from the government, name it according to a consistent pattern, and - depending on filesize - import it into an r data file or a sql database. especially proud of the scripts that pull every file in the 2001, 2004, and 2008 sipp panels into a single database.
spent a few days with my old cubicle twin. we three used to share in programming marathons. those sql databases weren't going to query themselves.
argued about whether the y in her last name - hyun - is a consonant or vowel. for ab-talk's sake: nabiabomabi habiyabun versus nabiabomabi hyabun.
had never considered adjective ordering rules, but now that you mention it, it's always the bright, pink suit never the pink, bright suit.
went northeast: only true believers make it over to h street.
ate my childhood favorite.