History in a nutshell: did consulting in the 80's, independent online database consulting in the 90's, lost my shirt in the early 00's and switched to technical translation and am doing fine, thanks.
Currently living in Budapest. My daughter's college tuition is affordable here.
Site: vivtek.com - bought the domain in 1996 and this appears to rank it upwards for Google, weirdly.
House mania at http://big-old-house.blogspot.com - the famous $8000 1885 brick mansion. Now with 100% fewer roof leaks.
Programming blogging at http://semantic-programming.blogspot.com
Other blogs available upon request (I'm up to 14; I use Blogger as my classification system for everything).