March 20th, 2014

Spring Has Sprung

It was much nicer today than it's been in a while, which was appropriate for the first day of spring. Tomorrow should be even nicer.

And then next week, it turns cold again, because it's just being that sort of winter. I wait anxiously to find out what level of parka I'll need for the Cubs' Opening Day.

But it was clear tonight, so I took Katie and Julie outside and showed them Orion, Canis Major (and Sirius), Jupiter, and the Big Dipper (at Katie's request). The winter stars will be gone soon, so it's a good time to get out and see them.

In other news, I continue debugging the Java calculations at work. In a fit of "What the heck is wrong here?", I decided to spend a couple of hours implementing our Analyze code, so I could dump the result of some of the problematic calculations and see which numbers were being the problem children.

And when I was done, I discovered that the code that someone else wrote to load the resource strings is not working correctly, so I still can't see what's going wrong, because the data dump is mostly blank. *sigh*

So I've sent an e-mail off asking to have the resource loading fixed.

We'll see how it looks in the morning.