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Taking Time

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Languages change. Perspectives are different. Ideas move on. This article was published on August 24, 2008 which is more than two years ago. It may be out of date. You should verify that technical information in this article is still current before relying upon it for your own purposes.

I took the weekend off to head back to California and visit my mother for her birthday. It was a wonderful time, and it was a reminder of the need to take time off to rest and relax. Code written by people who are tired and worn out is never as good as code written by those refreshed.

Though this will be a busy week it won’t be an exceptionally busy one. I generally hold that if you have to do more work when you come back than you normally would something is wrong – coming back from a vacation to a higher stress level than when you left is bad.

But, back to the grindstone – and Beverage Subgroup on Tuesday! See everyone there!

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