Marvel at my Cartography Skills.

Marvel at my Cartography Skills.
It’s time to catch up! Now that the many holidays are over (I say that because we had five Christmases this year), my thoughts have turned to vacation-planning. I mean, a minimum of 30% of my brain is occupied with vacation planning or scheming at any given time, but even moreso when our customary February escape-from-the-cold is approaching. I believe ...

She SPOKE on it.

She SPOKE on it.
Oh god, Vegas and my birthday were great in so many ways. It was a billion degrees, we covered a ton of ground, I did pretty well gambling, and my friends are all awesome. I won’t recap that here because there’s a travel journal to be written, but I will send you to look at┬ámy photos on Flickr. This post-vacation ...

It’s never been winter on my birthday before. 1

It's never been winter on my birthday before.
On the way to work this morning, I considered actually crying over the weather, it’s been so terrible lately. We still haven’t had anything really approaching summer, and I’ve been wearing my cold-weather clothes all week. I didn’t think when we booked a trip to Vegas for my birthday that we’d be escaping Minnesota weather in June, but there it ...

Ahoy, mateys.

The two weeks I’ve been back at work post-vacation have been INSANE. There was a multi-day process involving technical interviews over the phone. There were several hours devoted to project estimates, there was a client demo, and there was a bunch of enhancement work. I scrambled to finish the development part of that in record time so that I could ...