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This is a throw-away daylog, unless many of you think it should be renamed into a real write-up/node. I'd leave this hidden, but would like more input. I'm passing along information to a friend; but I earned my Master's so long ago, I know I need more current information. I'm not doing formal research for pay or play, I promise.

How many of you have pursued a graduate degree while working full time, and was it in a traditional classroom setting, or online? Did your employer help with tuition, or at least help with time off for research at local libraries? How did you prepare for the GRE or other standardized exams? And, more importantly, did earning the degree while working full-time leave you with no time for friends and family?

For some background: I earned my Master's while working full-time, with a fairly busy travel schedule. I was very…

Six and a half years ago, I weighed a bit over 300 pounds. I got invited to attend a friend's wedding, and decided it would be nice to dress up in something formal. The only suit I owned was black, having been purchased a few years prior to wear at a friend's funeral. I was unwilling to wear a funeral suit to something as optimistic as a wedding, so I went to Men's Wearhouse. An employee there helped me select a couple of sport coats and a pair of slacks, all in tweeds or brownish earth tones, along…

Overwatch is a first-person team-based multiplayer shooter video game, released by Blizzard Entertainment in 2016. 

The game is set about 60 years in the future. Previously, an army of robots (called Omnics in gamelore) fought a worldwide revolt against humanity before a group of skilled soldiers, scientists, and oddities teamed up to help suppress the revolution. Afterwards, they stayed together and recruited more agents to become Overwatch,…