June 11, 2016

Enjoying Sailing

These are the little 420 sailing boats that we’re learning to sail on.  These boats are for sailing by 2 people  so we crew up in […]
June 5, 2016

Sailing Lessons Starting Early

Originally I was supposed to start sailing lessons in July, but due to some surprise scheduling changes I’m now going to start my lessons tomorrow. It’s […]
May 28, 2016

A Week of Work in Cancun

Today is the last day for my work trip to Cancun.  It was actually a lot more enjoyable than I had expected. We did get a […]
May 18, 2016

Work Trip to Cancun Coming Up

When working with a distributed team it can be difficult to really develop personal connections with people. Many of my co-workers work from home or from […]
May 9, 2016

Learning Knots

I got my learning material for sailing lessons a bit early and have started to try and learn my knots. It’s interesting that despite learning much […]
April 25, 2016

Writing a Bot

Facebook recently announced and opened an API for building applications that can have conversations through Facebook Messenger.  This is a huge thing.  Messenger has 900,000 active […]
April 18, 2016

Finally some summer

It felt like summer was just never going to come, but this week it got warm enough to wash the car and go for a bike ride […]
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 […]