Month: February 2016

a place to chronicle the journey back to development

Working on a dream

How do you get what you want?  By going out and getting it.  Plain and simple, and yet a lot of people just can’t, or won’t, or start and don’t follow through. Me?  Dude, I’m the king of not following through.  So here goes.  Recently, one of my goals was to present at a SQLSaturday.…
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February 17, 2016 3

Just getting started – the tale of a son of a geek

“I want to be an engineer!”  Yeah, pretty proud hearing that starting in 7th grade from my son.  Very intellectual, spatially aware, saw a good future in it. Until freshman Physics and Calculus in college jumped up and smacked the reality into him.  “Dad, i’m not sure if I’m cut out for this, and I’ve…
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February 5, 2016 0

My first SQL Sat

The plan is to take the train out of NYC to get to Boston on Saturday morning.  I’d love to get a room and stay Friday night, but its not in the budget so o’dark 30 train it is. My plan is to somehow make it to the place I time to register and meet…
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February 5, 2016 2