January 15, 2017

Testing Facebook Ads

I’m ramping up a couple of eCommerce websites as part of a strategy to create a home based business that my wife can take charge of […]
January 15, 2017

A Vacation week at Home

This past week I used up some vacation days which went unused last year.  I took the chance to do some tech upgrades. I’m in the […]
January 9, 2017

A Step Towards Minimalism

Last week I watched a documentary on Netflix about minimalism.  It’s something that I always try to strive for – focus on the things I care […]
January 7, 2017

Programming Deliberate Practice

For software developers there is an unhealthy prevailing belief that being a great programmer is some innate skill that others have. Brilliance with developing code is […]
January 2, 2017

Morning Time

For the past 3 weeks I have been getting up early to help out with some overtime work for an end of year push. Getting up […]
December 31, 2016

Programming Momentum

Writing code everyday has been an interesting challenge. In 2015 I started to work towards a long streak on GitHub which eventually capped out at 250 […]
December 26, 2016

2017 New Years Resolutions

In what has become an annual ritual at this time of year, I take some time to look back and reflect on the past 12 months […]
December 23, 2016

Deploying a Python Flask App on Amazon Lightsail with Dokku

One of the welcome additions to Amazon’s AWS offerings is a simplified server provisioning service to compete directly with Digital Ocean called Lightsail.  Lightsail provides a […]
December 19, 2016

Doing What you Love and Making Money

Thinking back at this year’s accomplishments it is clear that the most fun and interesting thing I did (learning to sail) was a complete departure from […]