Finding Perspective Camping at Keewaydin State Park

 

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A daytime view of the shore.

Looking into the field of stars above, which hung shallow over the river, Venus sat comfortably in the arms of a crescent moon.  My 9-year-old daughter was struck by its beauty, exclaiming “WOW, so pretty!”  Continue reading

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7 Principles for Success in New Software Product Development Projects

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Morning sun through the pine.

Being that I found my technical roots in public service, I never considered the art of creating software through the lens of a new product development project; until I experienced the last two years of my life as a software applications manager.

Now I consider new product development par for the course implementing any new software development project. Continue reading

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

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