Anxiety

I've been writing this for a while, but I've had a hard time hitting publish. This is a really personal issue I've dealt with, but here it goes... Hang around me long enough and you'll learn that I'm pretty much an open book. I try to live a very honest…

Switching Tabs in Safari

Google Chrome is awesome. Google Chrome has fast tab switching. cmd-1 cmd-2 cmd-3 etc... Google Chrome is a memory hog. iOS won't set Google Chrome as the default browser. I like keeping my content the same on all devices. Safari is good, now. Safari is fast, now. Safari doesn't have…

The Wheel, Reinvented

My pastor asked me to setup online giving for our church. As a developer, my first instinct was that I needed to build a custom platform for online donations. I began thinking it out in my head and sketching it out. This would be a simple project and would be…

Multiple Eyes

I've spent the last couple of days avoiding working on a bug that I was having when running my RSpec tests. Specifically the issue was coming from FactoryGirl, at least I thought, and I was becoming very frustrated. I'm about to go into the weekend, I don't want to spend…

Balance

Life is as busy as we make it. I forget that almost every day. In a previous post I talked about my recent job transition. When I left my last job I asked to continue, as a freelancer, until they found a replacement. I eventually found myself balancing two jobs…