Creativity

I had originally written a totally different post, but while out getting lunch I was conversing with my most ardent fan (myself) and realized that in pursuing this topic out loud, I wanted to take a different approach. Creating is a calling.…

This is Not a Retrospective

We (almost) made it around the Sun once more. I don’t do retrospectives mainly because my memory is absolute crap and I don’t have any idea what happened yesterday nevermind what happened 6 months ago or 10 years ago, but here’s a…

Tis’ The Season

There are two ways of looking at the Holiday Season: the first is how the season approaches us and the second is how we approach it. Most of the “it’s too early!” ire, I believe, is because of the mental calculus that…

Developer Blues

I am really the last person you’d want doling out development advice, trust me. I have been “doing development” for about 20 years now, but the thing about doing development is that you’ll never be good enough unless you have a natural…

Addicted to Learning

This is one of those topics that just sits on the top of my brain like a tangled mass of cables stockpiled in that Sterlite container in my basement. I don’t know where to start, or where to end, and there’s no…