W. Chris Shank on Wed, 11 Sep 2002 15:30:07 +0200

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Re: [PLUG] [plug-announce] I'm moving out of state.

congratulations! good luck. you'll be missed.

> I just got my written offer for a great job in the Boston Massachusetts
> area.  My goal is to move some time in October.  I still have no
> idea where I'm going to live.  I hope to find something (relatively)
> cheap within walking distance of the T (subway), so I'd be interested in
> suggestions.
> I've been doing a lot of the organization of PLUG for the last 3 years:
> * Rebuilding & maintaining the website
> * Scheduling presentations
> * Meeting announcements twice a month (which I haven't been doing much
>   lately)
> * Mailing list administration (with help from BJ & MCT)
> I'm still willing to do what I can remotely, the biggest problem being
> finding out about presentations people volunteer to do at the meetings.
> Also, I don't how much other people have noticed, but I have been
> putting less into these things lately.  I'm doing schedule updates,
> sending announcements, and checking on the mailing list less often.  And
> I expect that to continue.  I'm working on getting the info from the two
> most recent volunteers to update the schedule.  It would be good for
> somebody who attends most of the meetings to take over maintenance of
> the plug website, at least the schedule part of it.
> PLUG has significantly impacted my life.  My career would not be where
> it is.  I got one job directly because of PLUG, another influenced by my
> association with it, and this latest one probably largely affected by
> the people I have gotten to know through PLUG.  Not to mention the
> number of my close friends that I met through PLUG.
> Thank you.
> I'm willing to discuss more details with those who are curious offlist.
> --
> "Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands, hoist
> the black flag, and begin slitting throats."
>  - Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956)
> http://www.ChaosReigns.com

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