Kentville Pumpkin People 2019

Our town has a fun tradition for the month of October. We have the Pumpkin People pop up all over. Each year is a different theme, but I really like this years especially. It is Toon Town, showcasing a bunch of classic cartoons. This morning we got up and went apple picking again with familyContinue reading “Kentville Pumpkin People 2019”

Learning React

Since my last update about my #photo-album-project I’ve been busy gathering up learning resources and have started in on some learning. A lot of the resources I’ve found are online. I’ve been scanning and bookmarking articles on MongoDB, Node.js, creating APIs and other things. A site I hadn’t come across before this is FreeCodeCamp. TheyContinue reading “Learning React”

Happy 10th birthday Noah

Today may youngest child turns 10 years old. That makes me feel both old and happy. I’m so proud of all my kids and the people they are growing into. I’m sure this won’t last many more years but for now he is one of my best friends. Soon he’ll get too old and notContinue reading “Happy 10th birthday Noah”

Lonely Working Distributed

Recently I wrote about having connections with my distributed team. Part of that was because people have assumed it must be lonely working from home without seeing people. It’s been rare that I’ve ever felt this way much because of my team but also because I have a great network of family and friends IContinue reading “Lonely Working Distributed”

Distributed Team

Recently I was telling someone about my job for the first time. We were talking about how we communicate and how there is almost always someone else online working no matter when you are. They said something along the lines of that it must be like talking to some random stranger. While that’s true someContinue reading “Distributed Team”

Fitness Roller Coaster

Fitness, or lack there of, has been a reoccurring topic on this blog and my life. Like many people who struggle with weight things have been a roller coaster. A few years back I thought I had finally broken that and had built all the good habits I needed to stay fit and healthy, butContinue reading “Fitness Roller Coaster”

My favourite way to relax

Tomorrow morning I start back to work after a week off. Previously I had a bad habit of at least checking in on work a few times while I was supposed to be away. This time though I disconnected almost entirely. Not even coming into Slack to socialize with my team. We spent most ofContinue reading “My favourite way to relax”