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Journal Journal: Chronicle: Ramble: sqlplus, shortcuts, batch file, & env var

So, git (bash) uses the environment variable http_proxy. No problem, i set it as a system variable and it works great. But sqlplus is having issues with it, though i have no idea why it wants a proxy. No problem, set it back. Hmm... I have a bunch of sqlplus start menu shortcuts that SET NLS_LANG=.US8PC437 to allow history. Maybe i can just add http_proxy to the line.

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Journal Journal: Chronicle: Water pitcher and Walmart 3

Well, the water fountain here started having black dots in the water. I thought my Styrofoam cup simply got moldy or something, so i would go buy another for 15 cents. Until someone else mentioned to me he saw them as well, and i reported the problem. They've been looking into it, but are perplexed as to the problem as how to test an intermittent issue.

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Journal Journal: Amazon Reviews: Seedling Starter Trays 2

It's that time of the year again, and i want to plant my citron's seeds. I'll probably get to it today or Sunday, by placing the seeds between two wet paper towels inside a sealed ziploc bag for a couple weeks, then tranfer them to small pots and find out which ones survive.

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Journal Journal: Verbiage: Twice sleep

I've saw this once before, not sure where, but just searched and found it again. That is, that people used to sleep twice per night.

Close to 20 years ago, i fell into that habit, of sleeping from 3 or 4 until 7, then again from about 11 to 5 or so, garnering 9 hours per night. I felt great. I wonder if it was due to the 9 hours, or due to the twice sleep. (Or chatting on Geocities.)

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -- who has no gills. -- Ambrose Bierce