April 10, 2016

Exploring the Ottawa Region

One thing that is dramatically different between Calgary and Ottawa is how many different things are around. Calgary’s settlement history (and much of western Canada) resulted […]
April 2, 2016

Running Again

Heather signed us up for the Army half marathon in September as some motivation to get back running again.  Now I’ve started to get a program together […]
April 2, 2016


One thing has come crystal clear over the last couple of weeks.  Distractions can easily destroy your productivity. I remember fondly the days when I would […]
March 24, 2016

Sailing Lessons

I was looking for something to learn this year.  A course to take that was unrelated to computer stuff that would give me a chance to […]
March 23, 2016

Writing Algorithms

Ah algorithms, that fundamental part of computer science education (and job interviews) which seem to very rarely come up in real world, day to day software […]
March 14, 2016

Systematically Hitting Goals

This year I set a decent number of goals in my new years resolutions. In years past often the only time I read those goals again […]
March 7, 2016

Looking at Motorcycles

One of my goals for the year was to get another motorcycle, so I started to keep my eyes out for a cheap bike. Between January […]
February 29, 2016

Chat First Design

They say that the market for Mobile Apps is now mature. The stores are topped by the big companies – Facebook, Google, Microsoft and the design […]
February 28, 2016

Improving the Home Network

Today after a couple weeks of frustrating network hiccups (probably due to wi-fi congestion) I opted to change up the network at home. I picked up […]