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Update for 2/17/2019

Programming 🤔 February’s main project is my notes on software development. I got a late start, so last week was week 2 of 3. I renamed the project’s wiki article from “From Private to Public Coding” to simply “Software Development.” … Continue reading

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Update for 2/10/19

Programming 🙂 I planned out this month’s software development project. I’m feeling pretty good about its modest goals. At the end of the month I want to end up with a basic procedure for my programming projects, along with a … Continue reading

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Update for 2/3/2019

Housekeeping 🤔 January’s apartment tidying project has “concluded.” I’m done dedicating project time to it for now, but I’ll keep working on it in the background. In spite of my lack of work on it during its scheduled month, I … Continue reading

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Update for 1/27/2019

Christmas gift labels 🤔 I’ve done enough of a retrospective to call this project done. The good: It turned out really well. My family liked the cards and stories, and they were curious and asked me questions about the project. … Continue reading

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Update for 1/20/2019

Health 😐 My intestines finally calmed down from the long gap in my ulcerative colitis treatments. That’s a relief, especially since I partly blame all my bathroom visits for the slow start to my projects this year. Only partly though. … Continue reading

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Update for 1/13/2019

Health 🤔 I had my Remicade infusion on Tuesday to manage my ulcerative colitis. Thanks mostly to my insurance, I’d had a two-week gap in my treatments, and my condition had declined noticeably. I’d say my symptoms have improved only … Continue reading

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Update for 1/6/2019

2019 has started out strangely for me. Last week featured epic levels of procrastination and intestinal dysfunction. Conceptual modeling 😎 With an extra long blog post, a project retrospective, and some apartment tidying on my agenda for last week, I … Continue reading

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Update for 12/30/2018

Christmas 🙂 Part 2 of my Christmas vacation, with a catalog of my family’s traditions. Sunday Doughnuts that our dad picks up from a local shop. This is more of an every-Sunday tradition. I always get a chocolate covered glazed … Continue reading

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Update for 12/23/2018

Fiction 😎 I’m taking a break from my software development books to explore some steampunk. I started with the pre-steampunk Steam Man of the Prairies. It was a decent adventure story. After that I whipped through Mortal Engines by Philip … Continue reading

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Update for 12/16/2018

Music 🤔 Sunday was our Advent Orchestra performance at church. Considering I only had a week to prepare, it went pretty well. Until the sermon apparently ran short in the second service and I arrived back at the sanctuary late … Continue reading

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