A Foundation for Growth

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Shortly after I began my journey with SUNY Empire State College in 2013 I decided to take a hiatus from my formal study of taekwondo and focus on the art of developing information systems.  As a result, my physical health declined, my spirit suffered, and naturally my sense of wellness paled. Continue reading

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Denver: Hockey and Fenestration

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Recently I was given the opportunity to attend the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC’s) 2016 Fall Membership Meeting in Denver, Colorado.  My visit to Denver was a first for me, as was the experience of serving on staff at such a great event. Continue reading

Greener Pastures: Rare Leadership, Peace and Global Witness, Body Transformation

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Things have been pretty busy in my world lately.  In June I began a new chapter of my professional life, when I accepted a new position as a software applications manager in the fenestration industry.  Continue reading

E-R Diagramming: Doctoral Tracking Database (Part 2)

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The 2016 Summer Term at SUNY Empire State College is coming to a close, and I’m working feverishly to reign in the loose ends of my Database Systems study.  Once settled I look forward to moving on to my final term this Fall. Continue reading

E-R Diagramming: Doctoral Tracking Database (Part 1)

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The thing that most layman don’t understand about database design is that on the surface the interface may look intuitive, but that type of simplicity comes at a heavy cost of discernment on the part of architects and developers. Continue reading