Did it this year!

wizard picture 1 In 1997, I was caught short when folks at the office dressed up for Halloween, and I was determined not to let it happen again. And so the beautiful and gracious Pamela created this costume which sort of matches my job description.

Of course, I'm no Ken Thompson, but I get by.

The writing on the hat is an assortment of keywords, operators, and mystical commands found in most unices. We would have had them all over the cape as well, but once we saw it finished, we couldn't bring ourselves to write anything on it.

wizard picture 2
This is my younger daughter, portraying Morticia Addams.

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