In moments of discouragement defeat or even despair

“In moments of discouragement defeat or even despair there are always certain things to cling to. Little things usually: remembered laughter, the face of a sleeping child, a tree in the wind in fact, any reminder of something deeply felt or dearly loved. No man is so poor as not to have many of theseContinue reading “In moments of discouragement defeat or even despair”

learning Python and holding off on Swift

I freaking love Apple gear. Seriously. I’m a fanboy, but not on the level of most anyone else. I don’t own an old Macintosh, don’t have a collection of iPods, and there’s not a poster of “Think Different” on my wall (though perhaps…). I love the design of what Apple puts out. I love theirContinue reading “learning Python and holding off on Swift”

Moving to Ashland, OR? Perhaps…

I am planning on moving to southern Oregon when I return from deployment. I was responding to an email from my Sweetheart about the move, stating that I’ve been pondering a move to a couple of different locations for a while now. On my list of places were Portland, Sisters, Bend, Eugene (always a softContinue reading “Moving to Ashland, OR? Perhaps…”

Okay… let’s do this

When I return to Oregon I plan to move to southern Oregon in the Medford/Central Point region. There’s a wonderful human being down there that I am keen to get closer than a three-hour drive to. I’d would like to find what local options there may be in the region for web development, but I’ll likely spend a lot of time looking for remote/WFH/freelance. Who knows, perhaps I’ll even start my own freelance business. We’ll see. I’d be lying if I said there wasn’t a metric ton of negative self-talk going on in my head. But I’ve got to put those to the side and push through.