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The kids and I hit up the local 4 Rivers BBQ Smokehouse every Thursday night after school. It’s a tradition we’ve had for a couple of years now. The staff knows what we’re going to order as soon as we get there. 🎼 Sometimes you wanna go, where everybody knows your name 🎶 My childhood…

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I’ve been lost I’ve spent a lot of my life putting a lot of value into the opinions of others. More precisely, I’ve put a lot of value into what my significant other thinks about me. That hasn’t been a recipe for success for me. That pattern has devalued the pursuits in my life that…

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Last week I picked up the baby from his Great Aunt in Tampa. We spent a week together. Last Thursday I picked up the twins from school here in Orlando. We spent the weekend together. That made for a very busy weekend. Looking back at it, I’m grateful. In the middle of everything, I would…

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Even local web development is being forced to use SSL these days. Well, there’s no sense in fighting the times. It’s time to figure out how to create local SSL certs to serve your local dev sites. So, lately I’ve had to do development on a number of different sites for a number of different…

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2018 Started off with heartbreak and loneliness. 2018 is ending with contentment and a lot of hope for an awesome future. I rang in 2018 on the phone with a friend, talking about a recent heartbreak. I couldn’t see past myself (a problem I still face, albeit less so). I was constantly sad. I was…

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There’s a lot to be said about containerizing websites and applications. Much smarter people than I have made the case for it. If you’re considering docker for hosting, here’s how I host this site: What You’ll Need: A server you can SSH into (DigitalOcean is a great host) Docker Your code git First, install Docker.…

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Starting this website off fresh after a long period of it being dead. I’m rolling my own CMS here. It’s super simple. I started to re-import all of my old content on here. After about an hour, I realized it was useless. It doesn’t reflect anything about me today. This is a blank slate.

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