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…

Hobbies

Hobbies are the things we do when we’re not doing the things we must do. They are electives that are chosen because the topics excite us, that allows us to push ourselves for the sheer joy of discovering what we’re capable of,…

Got Us By The Warblers

As if all of my posts weren’t varying degrees of navel-gazing, this one is going to top them all because I’m sitting here right now and I cannot access Tweetdeck. Saying something like that might be like opening one of those cans…

Too Much

I’m going to riff this one on the back of a comment made by @Stargrace on my previous post, so thanks, Stargrace, for the writing prompt! Video games might be one of the most unique forms of entertainment in the most ironic…