My Personal Stuff
Not So Personal
Thoughts, Growth and Personal Stuff
The personal part of my blog is going on an indefinite hiatus.
I have started so many blog posts on this topic and how it has made me feel. I have written abbreviated tell-alls. I have written about the fissure in my heart. I have written to defend myself. I have written about how I am moving on and moving on up.
I had a procedure last weekend. It was part of a bigger deal, so I thought I would share the whys of it.
Victoria is home to droves of smug cyclists. If you can't beat them, join them. I bought a bike. Today, a rusted bike trailer sits on my front lawn.
Here are some lessons from 2014. Some are cryptic. Some are good business advice. Some are “inside jokes.” Some are earnest lessons.
I have come to the realization that I have been under siege for over 20 years. Under siege, I armored up and hunkered down. I looked for ways to build sturdiness.
I think that respect, like shame, is an emotional prompt that doesn't do much good. It becomes a flag without a nation; or a homeland made out of smoke. The truth is: respect is the last warning marker before people try to plunge into the dominion of your self and annex who you are and subvert your goals.
Tech, Pop-Culture and Marketing
What if you want to take out some options from the dropdowns in your exposed filters in Views? How about use theming to tackle that?
I intend to start a new project in the month of August. The big hurdle is not technical, and the way to succeed is to confess my sins and live by commandments.
“Oh: you work at UVic? What do you do up there?”
I am a web developer in the ETCL (Electronic Textual Cultures Lab). The lab does digital humanities work. When I say that, what follows is a 10 minute explanation as to what “textual cultures” is. My digital humanities work is all about data and how to present it in a clear useful manner.
This Wednesday, I am starting at UVic on an eight month-plus stint as a web developer. Let's talk about the last four years.
Ninety days of posts in a row. In April, I said, "Hey-- I should do a 90-day blog challenge too."