Category Archives: Blogging

A Year in Review – 2012

Looking back I can hardly believe all that we have packed into this year. There are times when it feels like it is all going by so fast, and then there are moments like this; where I think about everything … Continue reading

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Systems Coming Back Online

It’s been almost two months since the arrival of our daughter Rowen. We’ve had a great time with her, taking pictures, observing, just learning what it is to enjoy being parents. Additionally we’re establishing a stronger routine and starting to … Continue reading

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Blogging Tools

Ever since I bought my iPad I’ve been searching for a better way to blog. The WordPress application that ships in the App Store is…well…lacking. I’ve gone through a few different gyrations of toolsets and practices, across a variety of … Continue reading

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Combining Blogs

I’ve vacillated on whether to separate my online contributions or combine them into a single source. I’m mixing them all together again for a while to see how that works out. I like the engagement that comes with targeted writing but I … Continue reading

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Facebook Integration

I’m trying a new Facebook integration plug-in on my blog. The goal is to have a link to new blog posts published on my Facebook page. The fear is that this plug-in will end up being noisy and polluting my … Continue reading

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WordPress for iPad: New Version

Ever since I bought my iPad I have been searching for a good blogging tool. I first tried the community supported WordPress application six months ago and was not impressed. The lack of rich text editing features made it little … Continue reading

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Scanning My Old Journals

As part of the ongoing migration to Evernote, today I began scanning in the last of my old paper journals. I’ve already moved a lot of things into an electronic format, either to the blog in the case of public … Continue reading

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Twitter is Smalltalk

One of the questions I get when I tell people I twitter is “Why?”  Until now I have always responded with “It’s a nice way to keep in touch” or something similar, but to be honest I’ve found myself unsatisfied … Continue reading

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Covered in bees…

I was idly reading wow.com this afternoon and found a reference to one of my favorite Eddie Izzard sketches: “Covered in bees”. It’s a line I use often to reflect a mood of ambivolence for an obviously odd action, an … Continue reading

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Mine is the pattern…

(to the tune of “Morning has Broken”) Software is broken, from the first version Fowler has spoken, his gospel word. Praise for the patterns, praise for MVP Praise for our passive view of our world. Hear there’s a new thought, … Continue reading

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