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Pictures from the KW Ubuntu Release Party

Posted by Bob Jonkman on 21st October 2012

The Kitchener-Waterloo chapter of the Ubuntu Canadian Team had a wonderful Ubuntu Release Party today. Laurel Russwurm baked a cake and I made some devilled eggs:

Quantal Cake and Devilled Eggs
Quantal Cake and Devilled Eggs

If you squint a little you can make out the Ubuntu logos…

Ralph brought the official Ubuntu banner:

People at the Ubuntu Release Party behind an Ubuntu banner
At the Kitchener Quantal Quetzal Ubuntu Release Party

That’s Jeff, Sergiane, Raul, Ralph, Karim, Bob, and Henrique.

Then it was time to cut the cake:

Bob Jonkman cuts the cake
Cutting cake is serious business!

And the second shift finishes it off:

The rest of the partygoers
The rest of the partygoers

That’s David, Gord, Bob, Ralph, and Darcy.

Many thanx to Paul for hosting and The Working Centre for the use of St. John’s Kitchen!

Pictures taken by Laurel L. Russwurm and used under a CC BYCreative Commons — Attribution — CC BY license.

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SysAdminDay Dinner pictures

Posted by Bob Jonkman on 14th August 2012

They say on the Internet Pictures, or it didn’t happen. So I just want to give you my assurances that the System Administrator’s Appreciation Day Dinner did actually happen!

27 July 2012, Egg Roll King Restaurant

People at the SysAdminDay Dinner System Administrator Appreciation Day Dinner, 27 July 2012 at the Egg Roll King Restaurant. Clockwise from left: Willem Jonkman, Bob Jonkman, Becky Nguyen, Wael Khawaja, Hamin (sp?), Rodney Martin, Sergiane Nascimento, Tim Laurence, Henrique Nascimento, Gui Nascimento.

Willem and Bob Jonkman Willem and Bob

Bob Jonkman and Becky Nguyen at the SysAdminDay Dinner Bob and Becky

Weal and Hamin at SysAdminDay Dinner Wael and Hamin

Rodney Martin and Tim Laurence Rodney and Tim

Henrique and Gui Nascimento at the SysAdminDay Dinner Henrique and Gui

People gathered around the table for SysAdminDay Dinner System Administrators out for dinner. Clockwise from left: Sergiane Nascimento, Tim Laurence, Henrique Nascimento, Gui Nascimento, Laurel L. Russwurm, Willem Jonkman, Bob Jonkman, Becky Nguyen, Wael Khawaja.

Cheese Wontons and Sweet and Sour sauce Cheese Wontons for dessert!

Bob Jonkman at SysAdminDay Dinner with standup card

Bob Jonkman, System Administrator

Thanx for coming, everyone! We’ll do it again next year, 26 July 2013.

–Bob.

Visit the official System Administrator Appreciation Day web site.

All pictures courtesy of Laurel L. Russwurm and released under a CC BY-SACC-BY-SA license.

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