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April Has Come and Gone

When April started I decided it was time to blog again. My goals were simple enough: Sharing 5 days a week. Small things, big things, real things. Learning to tell stories. Reflecting and documenting. Connecting with my friends. Known and unknown. This the twenty-second post of the month marks the end of April’s journey. Moving […]

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Story Thought

Lost Time

Lost time is a tribulation to us all. But, there is hope if we make better choices. Choose the better over the good, and joy will come for a little while. Then choose again. And again, joy may find you. To know what is better is the gift of the wise.

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Story Tech Web

Q1 2020 Desk Setup

I’m a somewhat minimalist when it comes to my physical workspace and tooling. My desk setup is a bit comical during these unprecedented times but none-the-less effective. I’ve built up this collection over the course of ten plus years. If I’m writing to my younger self… take your time and switch to Apple from Windows […]

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Story

Blogging Again

Should the social-X club own our stories? When we exclusively publish our stories on social media we are forfeiting our ownership of those stories. I don’t want to fall into that trap. So, I’m blogging again on my own personal server (though ownership could look different for you). I’ve had many blogging highlights and lowlights […]

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Laravel Performance Story

Code Merged: Laravel

Little did I know how much I would come to love Laravel. My Laravel journey started after acquiring a shamefully developed Drupal 6 e-commerce website, 6 years ago. Now, this particular Drupal 6 website was a total mess. Due to its build: I couldn’t add new products, I couldn’t upgrade core (it was modified), and […]