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I flew in last night to heavy rain in Boston.I showed up and surprised my mother this morning for Mother’s day (she thought I was coming Thursday…). It was wonderful. And now, our state of New Hampshire is underwater.Towns are closed. (Closed! They’re closing towns!)Rivers are up 10 or 15 feet. Bridges are collapsing. These people have never experienced this. Ever.I’m just… in shock. I don’t know what to feel. I just flew into a natural disaster. It’s awful.Happy Mother’s Day.

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Q: What the heck are you gonna do in New Hampshire?A: That’s an excellent question.Mostly, I’m going to do the same things I always do — blog and build websites and maintain the same good discussions I have with friends all over the world on a regular basis. Boy, do I love the internet. And I really love this new laptop!Q: So why New Hampshire? Why not San Francisco? A: That’s another excellent question. Let me put it this way: If you had to choose between hanging out in New Hampshire where you won’t have a car, and hanging out in San Francisco where you have your own apartment and a city of awesome resources at your disposal… which you you pick?New Hampshire. I thought so.Q: Um… right… Well, what else are you gonna do there? A: Well, I’m going to stay primarily with my amazing grandparents who treat me like a daughter (you know, the ones whom if i don’t call three times a month they think I’ve died in an earthquake). They have a basement full of a bunch of stuff they want to get rid of, and they’ve requested my assistance in selling it on eBay. (Is anyone out there a connoisseur of first edition books and classic records, and want first dibs?)Q: What about the rest of your family and East Coast friends?A: Yes, they’re there, too. Q: So how long are you staying?A: Dunno. I bought a one-way plane ticket.Q: Huh?! Are you ever coming back to San Francisco???A: Of course. I just signed another year’s lease on my apartment, and I absolutely love it out here.Q: Okay, then. Let me rephrase. When are you leaving New Hampshire and returning to San Francisco?A: Oh, I get you now. I’m going to leave when something important in San Francisco requires my presence, or when I get sick of New Hampshire folk staring at my shaved head. I figure that will happen in 3 or 4 weeks. Maybe more time. Maybe less.Q: I think you’re strange and impulsive and I really wish you’d make more sense so I can know what you’re going to do.A: Sorry, what was your question again? I didn’t catch that.

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“I need, I need, I need…” Needy girl I am!Here’s the deal. I need a smooth-interface project management system that keeps tabs on all my active projects: from websites to businesses to cleaning out my grandparent’s basement. To Do lists, timelines, file maintenance, reminders (Beep! Beep!), invoices, The Works. It needs to be SUPER customizable, with a hundred thousand options in its “Preferences” menu. And it needs to be SUPER easy to work with once it’s set up. No chores allowed. Needs to live on my computer. Either the internet or my Mac OS. And it would bring down the house if it could synch up with my palm pilot. Who’s got the solution?