October 23, 2014

Back From Mini-trip to San Francisco

Heather got to run in the San Francisco Nike Women’s Half Marathon and because we happened to have enough air miles to buy 2 tickets I […]
October 6, 2014

Getting my Git On

For the past week I have been trying to be more active on GitHub.  I’m writing code every single day in an effort to boost my […]
October 2, 2014

New bike

Since my bike was stolen a couple of weeks ago I have been commuting on my slow winter beater bike. Work was nice enough to let […]
September 30, 2014

Spending Time Learning

Over the next couple weeks I’m trying to spend a good deal of time refreshing myself on Python and algorithm materials from University. For refreshing my […]
September 23, 2014

Slot Machines

For the last couple of evenings I have been learning about slot machines and how they work.  There is actually quite a bit more to them […]
September 16, 2014


Talk about doing things before they were cool.  Mindfulness is a growing trend that is based on some old Buddhist techniques.  There are many variations in […]
September 8, 2014

Five Year Plan

This week I started creating and executing a new 5 year plan.  The first step was a redesign of halotis.com.  Most of the coming changes are still in […]
August 30, 2014

Bike Stolen

My road bike was lifted today from the locked bike area at work – over the barbed wire fence.  🙁 It’s a sad day. I’ll have […]
August 22, 2014

Car Paid Off

A full year before the loan was due to be paid off we managed to wipe out the last remaining debt (other than the mortgage). YAH! […]