Time Capsule (2005)

Sometimes life throws us a life-changing experience. It “wakes us up” from the routine that life can become. I once swore that I would never become complacent in life … yet, here I am.

Complacency is comfortable, it’s easy, it’s smart. It’s coasting because you can, to make it to the next day. It’s skipping the sunrise to sleep just a few more hours, it’s watching TV because making a dent in the world takes too much energy, it’s eating well instead of eating cheap to make it to the next place. Before you know it, you’ve missed everything that’s good in the world.

I love the sunrise, the feeling of morning dew under my feet, and the morning breeze in my hair. I love the feeling of being lost, unknown whether there’s a comfortable tomorrow, of being alive and in the moment.

It’s time to go. Come along if you’d like, you’re invited.

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Lessons learned writing an event oriented framework.

Your Bounce Rate is Probably Wrong – For Bloggers Anyway

I use Google Analytics, which I’ve talked a bit about a long time not too long ago. During that time period, I wanted to know if people were actually reading this blog. Well, about 76% of you will if the page shows up in under one second. If it takes longer than that, only 56% of you will. But to discover this, I learned that my bounce rate was wrong, and by extension, your bounce rate is probably wrong too…Read More »Your Bounce Rate is Probably Wrong – For Bloggers Anyway

How to D.I.S.A.R.M.

I’ve been writing software a loooong time. I’ve seen a lot of ways to do things. Scrum, Agile, XP, Waterfall, etc. This is my own dumb way of doing things. It’s one that makes more sense. I call it D.I.S.A.R.M. after all, in real life, your business is trying to disarm the competition.Read More »How to D.I.S.A.R.M.

Welcome Back, WordPress

My Hugo + WordPress hybrid was starting to become difficult to maintain. I’d wanted to get a “vanilla” WordPress install up and running in Docker since I started this adventure several years ago. I had to wait for Docker technology to get a little bit more mature… I still have some serious issues, however slightly manageable.Read More »Welcome Back, WordPress