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2019-12-03: Long Strange Trip Almost finished watching Long Strange Trip, a story on the Grateful Dead. The film does a fantastic …

2019-12-02: “Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.” Oscar Wilde

2019-11-17: Relaxing at home on a Sunday evening after a 3.5 mile walk through the neighborhood. Or at least I …

2019-11-17: Weekend At Grandview Resort Dan and I had a fun weekend with our Neice, great-Neice, Nephew, and his girlfriend at Grandview …

2019-11-14: Give to the Max! North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NATIFS) NATIFS is launching the Indigenous Food Lab in Minneapolis that will house an indigenous restaurant …

2019-11-06: Check out Sean Sherman’s 10 Essential Native American Recipes article in the NYT Food Section

2019-11-01: Last night was our annual tradition with the neighbors of sitting outside around the fire, eating …

2019-10-25: Go Nats!

2019-10-24: Beautiful October evening for a brisk walk!

2019-10-19: Would someone please explain to me how Joe Buck continues to be employed as a commentator?

2019-10-19: Felix and I are cheering for the Astros

2019-10-19: Traditional Native foods are the key ingredient in the Sioux Chef’s healthy cooking Extremely proud of what my good friends, Sean and Dana, are up to. Check out The Sioux Chef and The …

2019-10-19: The October issue of my Rare View Mirror newsletter is here!

2019-10-17: The Importance of Getting to Done Just wanted to share with you a few thoughts on the definition of done, and why I believe it to be …

2019-10-05: Nice weekend away up north!

2019-10-02: Tonight I did something I almost never do. I went to the local movie theater solo to take in Roger …

2019-09-24: Rich Conversations Earlier this year I gave up on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and …

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

2019-05-31: 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⛵️🌅

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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