December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas, everyone

Wherever you are, and whatever holidays you may celebrate this time of year, I wish you great peace and happiness. Thanks for reading & for making it possible for me to do this fascinating, frustrating, often greatly rewarding job.
Oh, and our toddler Finn just walked up and would like you to know:

bvvdddgr xzxgm//jgzzzzzzzzzzzzafhh hmmm/k;/;’\dsamnnnnn .mvbj. wq

I’d like to think he’s working on a highly sophisticated encryption algorithm, but somehow I doubt it. :-) (Note to self: Time to fire up AlphaBaby.)
All the best for the rest of ’09 and a great start to 2010,
J.

Posted by John Nack at 4:38 PM on December 25, 2009

Comments

  • Dale Ghent — 5:17 PM on December 25, 2009

    He ended his greeting with wq – someone’s been teaching him vi.

  • Bob Watson — 6:44 PM on December 25, 2009

    All is revealed, flee at once!
    (Merry Christmas!)

  • Scott Valentine — 6:46 PM on December 25, 2009

    Dale beat me to it…
    Merry Xmas, John (in the antiquarian sense, when ‘X’ was still known to be a literary abbreviation).
    *

  • Luis Garcia — 9:43 PM on December 25, 2009

    Merry Christmas John :)

  • Richard Broom — 11:04 PM on December 25, 2009

    I now have several grandchildren who speak the language of child. If you think the children are knockout to be we with, then wait for the grandchildren (bit of a wait in your case but they do arrive quicker than you believe they will!), then grandchildren are the ultimate legal high!
    A huge thanks for your blog. Keep it up!
    Best Wishes for the New Year. Richard and Sue over in the UK.

  • szabiakanich — 1:22 AM on December 26, 2009

    Have a wonderful Christmas and happy holidays, John!
    Greetings from Romania
    Szabi

  • Klaus Nordby — 5:13 AM on December 26, 2009

    God Jul, John! Thanks for all your blogging efforts. I visit your blog every day, and always enjoy and/or learn from your posts — unless it’s about Carbon/Cocoa! ;-)

  • Dave — 10:27 AM on December 26, 2009

    Thanks for all that you do Jack!
    the links and hints are invaluable……….

  • Nat Brown — 6:16 PM on December 26, 2009

    Hope yours was a good Christmas as well. Many thanks for the hard work. Morning coffee would not be the same without your blog.
    Nat.

  • Allan White — 11:44 AM on December 28, 2009

    Hey, Alphababy looks great! I wrote a basic flash app to do something similar when my little ones were waxing destructive. It would show the letter, and play back an MP3 of my voice speaking it. Colors were randomized – never got around to photos of objects. And then, they got older!
    They got frustrated when punctuation didn’t do anything. But otherwise, it worked great! Full-screen Flash FTW.
    Thanks for your blogging, it’s very much worth reading. Happy holidays!

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