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Finally have renters

After telling our neighbor in Seattle to stop talking to every potential buyer or renter we finally got someone to sign on the dotted line. Starting on the first of next month we’ll be landlords. And finally the house...

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Burndown

For the scanning project I’ve made a task list to work off of. I’m a scrum of one I guess. So I was grooming the backlog today and I realized how many tasks I’ve been able to cross of the list of todos....

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Grunt, Gulp, et. al.

Such a pain in the butt… the tools and docs are for shit but you need them (well, one of them at least) to get a working site going in the modern era. All of this just redoubles my annoyance of the whole Javascript...

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Eighteen Years

September 11th. It’s been 18 years since it happened. No. Let me restate that because it’s too passive voice. 18 years ago we were attacked by a set of Islamic terrorists mainly from Saudi Arabia. At the time we...

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Tearing down

Yesterday I was writing about the blind alley I went down from a programming perspective. Today I broke my site. For most of today it wasn’t working because I tore down a lot of the infrastructure that was keeping it...

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Two forward, one back

Today was a frustrating day working on the photo site. I had some functionality working just fine but as I was working on extending that to a more generalized technique I realized that it’s not going to work the way I want...

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War

Ennie and I visited Stones River National Battlefield down south of us in Murfreesboro. There is something very concrete walking through a graveyard of thousands upon thousands of markers — only a third with names....

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A bit over 30 years late

Over the weekend I was visiting Jackie in Seattle for a few days. It seems that most of the time there we lacked internet… stupid WAVE internet. We couldn’t watch anything streaming so we were basically kind of...

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Open to the universe

One of the things I’ve always done is try to not over-constrain my options. I go through life not really expecting the next step too often and see what’s on offer at any given time. So I might have a good lead on a...

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Keep where you belong

A simple warning to those who might want to read — make sure that you keep your nose out of other people’s business. Especially if it’s business that you might not be welcome in intervening. If this keeps...

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