Well, I found a group of perl hackers so my rate of study of perl has increased.
With two weeks to go before my scripting class starts I have a chance to complete the project to install OpenBSD on a picked-up-on-the- side-of-the-road PC. Once this is done I will follow the procedure outlined in the book "Building Firewalls with OpenBSD and PF" by Jacek Artymiak and build a pf firewall on it, write a book report and see if I can get the SF ISSA to take it as a presentation.
I just acquired a newer car to replace the car I bought in 1990. The extent that it is newer is that it's VIN is 6713 greater than the older car.