To paraphrase Harry Doyle, in case you haven’t noticed, and judging by my site traffic, you haven’t, there hasn’t been a lot of activity on the blog lately. I’ve been doing my scribblings elsewhere. Mostly for therapeutic reasons. These are screeds that get hammered out in a storm of emotions, and then deleted. And then revisited again and again as the mood strikes (usually as the aftermath of a particularly intense therapy session). What I’ve been writing there isn’t fit for public consumption — whether due to subject matter or the particularly poor quality of the writing.

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Hacks: May 2016

Kicking Ass

I didn’t do an update to this series in April because, well, I didn’t do much. If anything. Life has been in a state of non-stop upheaval for months now, and it’s left me too stressed to put energy into this sort of stuff. In May, though, I did get a few things started and worked on, which has been fun.

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[RAW] Notes from the 2016 Minneapolis Wordcamp, Day Two #wcmpls

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Sunday was the second day of Minneapolis Wordcamp 2016, and I was bouncing around from session to session quite a bit.  It’s definitely on my agenda for 2017 — it’s a great experience, I always learn a lot, and I’m motivated to do more shit once I’m out of there.  I’m making a point to publish my raw notes from each day.

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[RAW] Notes from the 2016 Minneapolis Wordcamp, Day One #wcmpls


So I attended the 2016 Minneapolis Wordcamp, which was, as usual, a great experience.  I’ve decided to include my notes on the various sessions I attended.  Some of this might be useful, some of it might be a little confusion — there’s personal commentary peppered throughout the piece.  Hopefully you can find something you can use here.

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