The crossroads turned out to be a busy intersection with no crosswalks or pedestrian lights. You know, sometimes all the motivational talk that’s thrown at you, and your own will to persevere against all odds, and that fighting spirit that … Continue reading
Alas, he am I at another crossroads. Looking for work in a new town, and it isn’t going well. I’m trying to make the most of my technical experience, but that’s really hard when it’s “messy”. I’m not saying it’s … Continue reading
There’s a possibility I might be given a permanent position at the food pantry where I volunteer. This is no ordinary small-town food pantry. We feed thousands of families in this area, many of them working poor. One week last … Continue reading
Take the term “Open-Source”. Open-source software is a good thing. Theoretically, it means you or I or any developer can contribute our ideas and work to that software. A very democratic idea. Like the real world of politics, though, the … Continue reading
Alas. The job didn’t work out. My 90-day evaluation period ended unhappily. It seems that my two years of CFML experience was just too little. I was getting the work done, but it was taking me too long to do … Continue reading
8 big fat Gigs of RAM on the dev machine. And 64-bit Windows 7. W00t!
Everything comes to those who wait, right? I’m pretty good at waiting. You might even say I’m too patient for my own good. I finally have the job that fits me perfectly. It took thirteen months- this time. Last time … Continue reading