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2019-09-21: Adam

2019-09-18: It’s time to start talking on the phone more by Amanda Mull in the Atlantic. I like the how the …

2019-09-17: Black capped chickadee

2019-09-17: White Breasted Nuthatch

2019-09-15: Pine Siskin

2019-09-15: Sunday night cruise

2019-09-15: Autumn and Mother Nature are dropping a few hints at what’s to soon come.

2019-09-11: Nature’s carpeted path carving through goldenrod and sumac.

2019-09-09: Minnesota native prairie with autumn approaching.

2019-09-07: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (L.) G L Nesom. (formerly Aster novae-angliae L.), commonly known as …

2019-09-07: Sitting around the campfire in Frontenac. Listening to a Twins game. Aside from a squirrel pooping …

2019-09-02: Good times at the Minnesota State Fair with my sweetie pie

2019-08-31: python create_environment.py Several hours of puzzle-solving later I finally have a working …

2019-08-25: Common Green Darner

2019-08-24: Enjoying a backyard campfire while listening to the Minnesota Twins game on the radio ⚾️📻🍸

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2019-08-18: Rose Buzz

2019-08-15: The Lowest Pair at Isanti Spirits.

2019-08-15: When I look at the sky I feel grateful for all who I’ve loved and lost.

2019-08-14: Ditch the Train The concept of a release train in software development is not new, although the folks behind SAFe …

2019-08-07: Three Emotions to Help You Succeed Willpower and grit are often praised as the paths to help us attain our goals and achieving success, …

2019-08-07: Lord Huron puts on one helluva show!

2019-07-07: Always a treat to see Erik and Paul, a couple of my favorite guitarists, play. A few of the boys …

2019-07-06: Trampled by Turtles at Bayfront Park in Duluth, Minnesota. 🥾 🐢 🎶

2019-07-04: Berrios seems to be frustrated on the mound and not as sharp as he usually is. ⚾️

2019-07-04: July issue of Rare View Mirror is here! Sign-up!

2019-07-04: 1,826 Days My mother hated the 4th of July. I don’t know exactly why she didn’t like it, other than …

2019-07-03: Ol’ man river keeps rolling along

2019-06-29: Hanging out with Fenway

2019-06-24: Came home to a sweet juvenile American Robin hanging underneath the bird feeder

2019-06-23: Anyone familar with Rad Power Bikes? The RadWagon Electric Cargo eBike is piquing my curiosity. 🚲🔋

2019-06-22: Looking forward to attending Minnehaha Yoga Studio’s Yoga Nidra workshop today! 🧘🏻‍♀️

2019-06-21: At the St. Paul Saints game with my sister! ⚾️

2019-06-19: Ideal night for baseball ⚾️

2019-06-18: Do you have a problem in your life? No? ➡️ Then do not worry. Yes? ➡️ Is there anything you can do …

2019-06-15: One of the baby chipping sparrows flew out of the nest and onto my shoulder 💕

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2019-06-14: Baby snuggles are pretty sweet.

2019-06-13: Six year ago today we lost my brother-in-law to cancer. Miss you, Mark

2019-06-10: Monday night happy hour listening to Frankie Lee’s new album “Stillwater”

2019-06-09: A termite walks into a tavern and asks, “Is the bar tender here?”

2019-06-08: Had a fun evening with the worlds best great-niece! Went to Lake Nokomis Beach for a swim, peddled a …

2019-06-08: Putting into Minnehaha Creek with a few friends who are in from out of town on a delightful …

2019-06-07: Ideal Friday nights involve🍿 📺 🛋

2019-06-05: Nice paddle on Lake Hiawatha tonight

2019-06-02: Congrats to Josh and Noah, my nephews, for graduating high school! Super proud of you both. 👨🏻‍🎓👨🏼‍🎓

2019-06-02: Looks like my next jacket is not going to be North Face. North Face Edited Wikipedia’s Photos. …

2019-06-01: Rare View Mirror June 2019 Issue available here

2019-06-01: Chipping sparrows have built a nest and laid eggs in the juniper bush in our backyard!

2019-05-29: Don't Fix if Broken? Excellent article by Camille Fournier on boundaries in the workplace. Trying to fix other peoples …

2019-05-25: Candid photo of Sequioa being given flowers from her boyfriend on her high school graduation day. …

2019-05-25: On the ride home from Winona, Minnesota I caught an episode of the NPR podcast It’s Been a Minute. …

2019-05-24: Unequal Scenes Johnny Miller, a South African photographer, has a storytelling project titled Unequal Scenes that …

2019-05-23: Invest 5 minutes to watch this video about what a man discovers inside his grandpa’s journals. …

2019-05-23: Disrupting the Tech Profession’s Gender Gap In 2016, technology industry recruiter Speak With a …

2019-05-20: Finally got around to cataloging all of our vinyl into Discogs

2019-05-14: Listening to Led Zeppelin’s IV on vinyl in the dark is the closest I’ll get to a spiritual …

2019-05-12: Happy Mother’s Day to my mom in heaven

2019-05-08: Onboard the When and If

2019-05-08: Sunset sail south of Key West⛵️🌅

2019-05-06:

2019-05-05: Charlie and Boomer on a walk around Lake Harriet

2019-05-04: Fenway, the 13-year old neighbor dog and my buddy, loves taking walks to Minnehaha Creek

2019-05-03: Being Without Doing We seem to hate even simply the idea of being bored, let alone the actual state thereof. Walk just …

2019-05-02: How many jobs will actually be lost as technological progress marches on, and is that ok? Were the …

2019-05-01: The May 2019 edition of Rare View Mirror is available here

2019-04-30: Recently watched “A Monster Calls” per the recommendation of the therapist I’m …

2019-04-30: The Rise of Platform Authoritarianism | Ifeoma Ajunwa, J.D., Ph.D. The Rise of Platform Authoritarianism by Ifeoma Ajunwa, J.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor with a joint …

2019-04-25: Took a nice walk around Lake Harriet yesterday.

2019-04-25: Book Review: Why Buddhism Is True 📚 🔍 Wrapping up Robert Wright’s “Why Buddhism Is True” . Overall I enjoyed the book, …

2019-04-17: Daily yoga and 3-5 mile walks are good elixirs

2019-04-08: Acceptance Through Acrylics Lately I’ve found myself picking up my paintbrushes, dipping them into acrylic paints, and …

2019-04-08: Lessons of the Real Resistance: Choices might appear when people least expect them | The Atlantic …

2019-04-07: Traded in my Fender Hot Rod Deluxe for the Fender Mustang GT 100. Feeling a little dirty about …

2019-04-04: Google’s constant product shutdowns are damaging its brand | arsTECHNICA Developers gamble on a …

2019-04-03: Check out Glo | For about $22 per month you have access to thousands of online diverse yoga , …

2019-04-03: Took Boomer, my friends 10 month old 120 pound Newfoundland, out for a walk across the Stone Arch …

2019-03-28: Grand Old Game? It’s a memory ⚾️ | Star Tribune

2019-03-26: First issue of Rare View Mirror is available here

2019-03-26: The first edition of my Rare View Mirror monthly newsletter is coming out later today! Please sign …

2019-03-25: Check out Simple Habit | A Meditation App for Busy People. 🧘🏻‍♀️

2019-03-23: Super proud of my friends Sean Sherman and Dana Thompson for the work they’ve done in building …

2019-03-23: Introducing Rare View Mirror: A Monthly Newsletter by Me In January of this year I made a conscious decision to stop contributing to and supporting …

2019-03-21: Amazon’s Simple Email Service isn’t as simple as I was hoping it would be 🤯

2019-03-20: After several months of procrastination I am finally digging into Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way” …

2019-03-20: Just wrapped up a successful neighborhood bookclub meeting where we dicsussed Michelle Obama’s …

2019-03-20: Monthly newsletter coming soon! 📝

2019-03-15: A Lesson in Being Present On my way to return the rental car I’ve been driving while my car has been in the shop I made a …

2019-03-13: Grief stirs up all sorts of emotions. I feel like I’m in a boxing ring with an unpredictable …

2019-03-06: Little Bit of Love Take a moment today to get out of your comfort zone to get to know someone you perceive to different …

2019-02-27: Estimation Doesn't Have to Hurt The difficulty and challenges associated with estimating are certainly not unique to software …

2019-02-09: Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família. I studied it in my college art history class. It’s pretty amazing to …

2019-02-02: Life Gets Heavy Starting in 2010 my husband and I have been on a roller coaster of death and dying. The most …

2019-01-31: You Deserve Privacy Online. Here’s How You Could Actually Get It Time 🔐

2019-01-30: Apple revokes Facebook’s developer certificate over data-snooping app- Google could be next …

2019-01-30: It might be a good idea to shut off FaceTime: A bug in the Apple application gives callers access to …

2019-01-30: Good news about this Minnesota cold snap is that it’s helping our Ash trees. Experts say at 30 …

2019-01-19: Spent the morning playing guitar and violin at The Warming House’s Americana Jam. Learn more about …

2019-01-17: Today I am thankful for my dad getting out of the hospital 🎉

2019-01-17: Ethical Hypocrisy and Social Networks For as much joy Facebook has brought me over the years I can no longer contribute or support this …

2019-01-16: Best Tools for the Job When I was young I loved helping Dad with projects in and around our house. He taught me how to fix …

2019-01-16: Currently reading: Autumn by Ali Smith 📚

2019-01-09: George Jones’ “Memories of Us” makes my dad choke up, so I naturally get choked up …

2019-01-05: Mindfulness and Engineering A recent article on the Harvard Business Review discusses how mindfulness can help engineers solve …

2019-01-05: Burnout in the Tech Industry This past December I was invited to present at Agile Day Twin Cities. The theme for this years …

2019-01-01: How Google Tracks Your Personal Information Informative series of articles on how Google tracks your personal information. I knew GoogleAds was …

2018-12-31: Black-Capped Chickadee Graphite sketch of a black-capped chickadee all puffed up for winter. To conserve their energy …

2018-12-31: Woke up to fresh snowfall at the cabin today. Birds are busy at the feeder this morning. Chickadees, …

2018-12-30: “…only when one comes to listen, only when one is aware and still, can things be seen and …

2018-03-18: Springbok European skull mount arrived! Can’t wait to get it on the wall at the new house in a …

2018-03-11: Playing around with Automator today

2018-03-08: Re-discovered Iron & Wine’s “The Shepards Dog”. Falling in love all over …

2018-03-04: Puddles of melting snow, sunshine, and walks outside are sure to cure those winter blues

2017-11-18: Giving microblog a test drive