Category Archives: Personal

New Job

So long time since last posting, but I have a great new job finally.  For once, I actually enjoy the job itself, not just the company or the benefits.  This hasn’t been the case for the last 5+ years.  It … Continue reading

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2014 Goals

I think my goals from last year were a little too ambitious, so I have pared it down a little to the following: Professional Contribute to one open-source project Submit a talk to at least one CFP Learn Python Write … Continue reading

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2013 Goal Report

So I am running a little behind on my 2013 report, but here it is: Professional Contribute to one open-source project – Contributed to ViciDial Release one open-source project Write a conference talk Submit a talk to at least one … Continue reading

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2013 Goals

My goals for 2013 are as follows. Professional Contribute to one open-source project Release one open-source project Write a conference talk Submit a talk to at least one CFP Learn Python Attend at least one conference Attend at least one … Continue reading

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Education and standardized testing

While looking through Hacker News this morning, I came across an article about the education system in China.  The article looks at the lives of four students within the system and weighs the pros and cons of how things are … Continue reading

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Running a Cub Scout pack.

As the Cubmaster of a Cub Pack, I am responsible along with the Assistant Cubmaster and the Pack Committee to deliver a quality program for the boys.  As part of that job, we need to have trained leaders to run … Continue reading

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