Vacation Destination: Seattle! Part One

The first time I visited Seattle in early 2013, it quickly became one of my favorite places. Coming from the northeast United States, the pacific northwest seemed like a paradise, even though I visited during the “winter”. I would say that partly cloudy, mid-60s, and scattered showers is...

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Thrilling Next Chapter

After far too long of a wait, I am excited to finally be announcing my newest adventure: I have joined Blue Apron as Software Engineer!! …like two months ago…but starting a new job is hard, and so is blogging. There is so much “new” packed into this change, it’s...

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2014 Albany Strength USAPL Meet

This past weekend I put a years worth of training to the test, and competed in my second USA Powerlifting meet. A grueling seven hour day that, once again, taught me an incredible amount about myself as a lifter. But, before I go into any of that, I’ll...

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The Next Big Thing

Over the past couple of years, I’ve made some very significant changes in my life: I’ve lost over 90 pounds, significantly improved my health, upgraded my style, and made it through my first powerlifting competition in one piece. I’m very happy with the progress I’ve made, and the things I’ve achieved, but there...

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How To Destroy Your Web Server and Ruin Your Night

You could say I have a fairly healthy interest for the systems admin side of tech. I wouldn’t say I’m an expert, but I think I could get by as an entry to mid level admin. Though that certainly doesn’t stop me from doing some colossally stupid things with my personal server(s)....

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