2018 Year in Review

For reference, previous years: 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012. They say that time moves faster as you get older. Our 2018 proves it! We left Seattle, went to Europe for 5 weeks, got new jobs, and bought a house in Madison, Wisconsin. Let’s recap. What say you, Samuel L. Jackson? Goodbye, Seattle! After 3 fun years in Seattle, we decided to move back to the Midwest to be closer to family. Read On →

Moves, Blues, Death, Triumph: My Pluralsight Course Retrospective

Author’s Note: Many people share their accomplishments publicly, only showcasing the successful end result. In reality, the creation process is never as smooth as it appears. In my “Behind the Curtain” posts, I intend to shine a light on the reality of the hard work, successes, failures, and struggles encompassing knowledge work. I signed a contract agreement with Pluralsight on February 24th, 2015 to create my first developer-oriented online video course, PhoneGap Build Fundamentals. Read On →

2017 Year in Review

2017 was a very eventful year, full of ups and downs. Thankfully, it was wonderful overall, with many challenges and growth along the way. For reference, other years: 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012. Personal January and February were a whirlwind of fun. It began with surprising my wife with a trip to LA during the first weekend in January. Following that, we attended two weddings for close college friends. Major Loss And then, in late February, an email out of the blue: Read On →