Health and fitness

Year of Health – Baseline Allergy Measures

One of my 2019 goals is to Eat like a Vegan, motivated by a desire to overcome some longstanding health conditions. One step along this path was requesting a Food Sensitivity blood test during my last annual physical, which happened to be during the last week of 2018. Here are the results, which represent not […]

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Spaghetti was easier

A couple weeks ago, I saw the following image in my Twitter feed: I, for one, am old enough to have lived through all 3 of these paradigms for software architecture. The team on which I am a part has been strategically tasked largely with taking a spaghetti codebase and moving to ravioli. So the […]

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2019 Goals (in one Tweet)

Ah, the new year. Time again to set some goals for personal and professional development. I’m going simple this year, as tweeted: Let’s break these out a bit more. Code More. One of the big changes in 2018 was taking a new job as Principal Software Engineer at FM:Systems. In this role, much more than […]

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My new Microjobs are live

I am really excited to announce that I am joining Collab365 MicroJobs – a brand new marketplace dedicated to Microsoft professionals. I have launched 2 initial offerings.

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Why I took a new job

As has been noted on my blog bio (shown below) and my LinkedIn profile, I recently started a new job.  Generally speaking, this isn’t Earth shattering news.  People start new jobs all the time.  In fact, among even the biggest tech firms, the average job tenure is just around 2 years.  For me, I was […]

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