The Tale of Harvey, Chapter 1

Those Pesky Ears We have a dog. His name is Harvey. Harvey is a good dog, but he has issues with his ears. This is the story about those pesky ears. On a typical day, Harvey is running around the house making a mess, peeing on things (we're working on…

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My Data Privacy Twitter Rant

Roughly 230 people follow my on Twitter. Those people just read (or will soon) a mini rant regarding data privacy. I feel quite strongly about data privacy, and it frustrates me to see and hear people say they're being "violated" by companies that use their data. You gave them that…

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Going Paleo

Starting tomorrow (November 1st), we'll be switching to a Paleo diet. We've both done a good bit of research and I have learned that "diet" might not actually be the correct term. From what I've gathered, Paleo isn't just a diet that you use to lose weight. It's a mindset…

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Elevator Etiquette

It's one of those things in which everyone has a different set of rules. On boarding: Do I perform the chivalrous act of letting the women get on first? Do I get on first since the elevator gods chose the one I happen to be standing beside? Some women (and…

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Awake

What does everyone else do when they can't sleep? Do they turn on the TV? Get on their phone? Drink a glass of milk? Turn on some babbling brook white noise? I don't know what other people prefer, but I like to read.…

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South Carolina, Don't Ever Change

My girlfriend has a good chunk of family that lives in South Carolina. For July 4th this year, we went to visit them. I had never met any of her extended family and was anxious/excited to gain deeper insight into her family's history. I won't dive into that today,…

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My New Look

In case you haven't noticed, I've completely changed the look of my site. I brought my programming blog over to Ghost and decided now was the perfect time to unify everything. Along with revamping the look of my personal site, I have created a Ghost theme and put the source…

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Time to Merge

As stated previously, I am learning Ruby. Most of you might not know this, but I maintain more than one blog. I have this one (my main, personal blog), my coding blog and a few more in which I collaborate with others. It's becoming difficult to maintain each one, especially…

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Nerdgasm 2014

This weekend was Comicpalooza 2014 in Houston. We decided to go once Sydney realized most of the Buffy cast would be attending. She wanted to meet James Marsters, and I thought the rest of the stuff going on would be fun. Turns out I was right. There were a lot…

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The Times They've Been A-Changin'

I told you I would post a life update in a few days and here I am, keeping my word. In the past few months, I've been busy. We moved into a new place and we love it. Our commutes have been cut drastically, and the location of our place…

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