Mar
19
2014

Conversation About Skills

my keyboard

The other day a good friend reached out to me and others for advice on which direction he should go with his career.  After a bit of back and forth, a list of skills were gathered for exploration: Cert. up on SCT Banner Become a Drupal Master Bone up on PL/SQL Then I typed something silly like, Having on the job …

Feb
6
2014

Quickie – The Brass Teapot

The Brass Teapot Poster

Movie: The Brass Teapot Director: Ramaa Mosley One Crazy-long Sentence Summary: A funny, yet touching at times, movie about a down-on-their-luck innocent couple struggling to make ends meet when their fortunes changed from a chance encounter with a elderly woman and a brass teapot that magically creates money based on the amount of pain that surrounds it to only discover …

Feb
1
2014

Quickie – Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black

Movie: Orange is the New Black – Season 1 (a binge-watched Netflix series) Director: Jenji Kohan One Crazy-long Sentence Summary: A comedy-drama centered on a engaged-to-be-married to a second guessing man middle-aged woman Piper Chapman that is serving a year or so long prison sentence for trafficking drugs during her younger years for her lesbian lover who is …

Aug
16
2013

The 30 Day Job

Workplace

My work has been extremely stable, until recently.  I held jobs that lasted for years, heck I could almost use the word decade for two of my past employments.  Those days came to an end when my former employer informed me that the grant that funded my position will not continue in the up coming …

May
1
2013

Making My Own Workout App

Structure

As I went to the gym with my son, I fired up Jefit on an old iPod Touch I borrowed from my boy only to discover that the developers have upped the minimum requirements.  I need iOS 5 or higher to run it now, which sadly the old device I was using is not capable of supporting. I am …

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