My work, my ideas, my faith, my life

Ink And Hardware

Now, I’m never going to be a fan of tattoos and piercings. Why a person would want to do stuff like that to perfectly beautiful flesh is beyond me.

The Magically Mysterious and Superstitious Backup Plan

Ever since I adopted this plan, I haven’t nicked myself once. Those pencils are going to last forever!

Some Don’t Like It Hot

Truly, the Portland area has been a cold, wet place for the last year. I remember on many mornings, standing outside my club while waiting, sarcastically chiming in when people groused about the cold morning, “Global warming!”

The New Easterner

Another weather front was coming in and my flight was cancelled. I asked for a room in a hotel until morning when they said I could flight out. They said they didn’t provide hotel rooms for acts of God. I said something like, “Well, if God were here, would you give him a hotel room?”

Prone to Wander

Just when I thought I would be relegated to quality assurance hell, I saw an ad in the paper that looked just like something I wanted to do. They wanted someone with experience doing database administration (DBA). I really like indices and queries. They are beautiful things. Be the first to like. Like Unlike

What Not to Wear

So, we’re down in California for the birth of our latest grandchild. While our daughter and grandchild were still in the hospital, our son-in-law asked us to go to the grocery store a pick up a few things. We were happy to help Be the first to like. Like Unlike

Weird Lips

Weird Lips I get a lot of comments about my very strange picture on top of my blog. It shows me with a very wild look and screwed up mouth. I think it almost looks like someone from “The Simpsons“. I thought maybe I would explain it for those who don’t like it or think […]


Welcome to my web site. My name is Stephen Rex Goode, but everyone calls me “Rex”. I’ve been around on the world wide web for a long time. In my life, I’ve been around the block a time or two. Hang out here and get to know me a little. 1 person likes this post. […]