College Graduation: A Season of Transition

In June I completed the final work of my undergraduate studies at SUNY Empire State College (an independent study of Database Application Development). Which, naturally, moved me into a transitional season in my life. Continue reading

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A Ruck by the Perch River

 

 

 

Most of my adult life I haven’t owned a car.

That used to be more true than it is today.  Still, I almost never drive.  However, without intention, I wouldn’t walk very much either.

Which is a crime.

I’ve found walking to be the perfect antidote for the lethargic perils of the information age.

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A Secret Spot in the Woods

 

 

“Did we move to Seattle and I missed it?”  I had quipped to my wife.  Looking out my window this morning it seemed it had been raining everyday for the past two weeks. Continue reading

Arlington + Meditation On Analysis

A collection of visual candy from my trip.

I spent the majority of last week away at a Residence Inn in Arlington, Virginia; where I met with fenestration industry professionals to discuss further development of the NFRC’s commercial program. Continue reading

Confident Humility

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“But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.”  Daniel 5:20 (NASB)

Like many Christians, for little over a week, I’ve been on a pilgrimage; a spiritual journey into Lent.  Aided by a respite in my studies, and the calm of closing several of my team’s first quarter initiatives at the office, I’ve been angling for time to reflect on the path I’ve chosen as a technical leader. Continue reading

Work Hard and Play Hard

Descending into Washington D.C., February 20,2017

It’s a beautiful thing when a group of creative minds has the opportunity to come together and work towards a common goal.

I spent the past week collaborating with my teammates at the National Fenestration Rating Council’s headquarters in Greenbelt Maryland.  As always, it was a fantastic experience! Continue reading