Being in the Moment

Being in the Moment

This is a hard topic to write about for me. I’ve written something like 9 drafts of this post and erased them all as they wander off topic faster than I can type. For the sake of this writing I’m going to talk about just one aspect of being in the moment, and if I’m …

I am tired

I am tired

Life is behind (as per usual!) but when isn’t it? A new job for me. A new career for Paul. A new household member  (Selena). Our 5 year anniversary together / 2 year wedding anniversary. The good news is we’re settling back into a routine just in time for my 39th birthday.  How the hell …

2017 and what not.

2017 and what not.

I’m typically not a New Year’s resolution kinda guy. I don’t typically wait until a specific time of the year to set my goals and announce them to the world- seems artificially constrictive to me. That being said I do have some goals to set for once and it’s the start of a new year …

A little hiatus

A little hiatus

I started this post right before Halloween but it looks like I never finished it.  So hey! I was gonna do a tiny hiatus 🙂 Hiatus is over! In quick summary of the last two months: – We moved to San Diego. .. Oh I guess that’s it.  I gotta tell ya doing Christmas at …

I like pie!

That is some tasty, tasty pie you see there: apple pie ala mode with caramel sauce. Today was a pretty good day so I decided to celebrate a bit with room service. I’m up in LA for a few days getting to meet the development teams I’ll be working with and trying to absorb all …

The dynamics of modern IT

I was linked this article by a longtime friend who works at Microsoft. I read through a few times and found myself agreeing with much of it. I think it’s decent set of guidelines on how to lead technical people, but I think it completely missed the contrast between working for a company that has …