Learning Ruby is turning out to be a lot of fun. If you're a Perl fan, do check out this relatively unknown language. Mark my words: a few years from now, it's going to be in extremely widespread use.
The next release of bash completion will feature the ability to complete on remote paths when performing scp completion.
Why the hell are flights to Amsterdam so damn expensive? I can purchase a return ticket to San Francisco from Amsterdam on-line for $450, but a return ticket in the other direction would cost me over $700. It would be great to get to go home for Koninginnedag.