We're becoming foster parents
Jul 26, 2021
I’m excited to announce that after 10 months of the certification process and years of discussion and planning Bekah and...
Birding in 2020
Jul 11, 2021
2020 Trends After a year of international travel that triggered my re-entry into bird watching, 2020 was a much more...
Styling an RSS/Atom feed with XSL
Apr 17, 2021
On my blog I link to my RSS/Atom feed for the convenience of people who use a feed reader. However,...
Software takes more than “the right technology”
Feb 26, 2021
Carpenters have lots of tools to pick from. Drills, impact drivers, circular saws, and miter saws; each tool may be...
A new bird for every day of the year
Jan 19, 2021
Birding in 2019
You should try wireless charging
Nov 25, 2020
Wireless charging has been around for a while now but it’s still not ubiquitous. Many people don’t know their phone...
Writing Tests that Work
Jun 30, 2020
Your team realizes that testing is valuable. Your team creates tests for already completed features. The result was encouraging and...
Why Automated Testing Matters
Jun 30, 2020
Your software development team released an MVP application into production. The application only had a few features and the codebase...
A Weekend in Venice
Apr 9, 2020
As a boy, I remember my grandmother telling stories of her and my grandfather’s trip to Italy. The two of...
Relaxing in the Orvieto Countryside
Mar 15, 2020
After meeting up with my family, we drove to the town of Orvieto a little more than an hour outside...
Rome is a Work of Art
Feb 6, 2020
Rome is such a massively historic city that I didn’t know what to expect when arriving in modern-day Rome. I’ve...
Anniversary on the Amalfi Coast
Nov 28, 2019
The Amalfi Coast is a beautiful section of coastline on Italy’s western shore one providence south of Rome. Its steep...
We Traveled to Italy!
Nov 27, 2019
A Change of Plans After our honeymoon in Cancun, Bekah and I started saving for our 5-year anniversary trip to...
Sep 30, 2019
This year I was able to attend JSConf US 2019 as a representative of SitePen. It was a very fun...
Birding in Peru
Jun 18, 2019
When my wife and I arrived in Peru, I didn’t know that I would eventually identify 75 different species in...
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