Bowen Island Retreat

Last month, everyone in my company descended upon Whistler, BC, Canada for our annual company meetup. A few days before that meetup, I stayed at a coworker's house on Bowen Island. Here are a few pictures from that trip.

OKC Zoo Family Trip 2017

My family went to the Oklahoma City Zoo this past Saturday. While there, I got some time to get some photos. For all of these, I used my Sony a6000 with a 55-200mm Sony lens and the Olympus 1.7x teleconverter.

How to install Unison 2.48 on Ubuntu

For developing on remote servers, but using a local IDE, I prefer to use Unison over other methods that rely on syncing files via rsync or SFTP. But, one issue with Unison is that two computers must have the same version to sync. And since Homebrew installs Unison 2.48.4 and apt-get install unison installs something … Read more

24 Hours of Driving for 2.5 Minutes

Solar Eclipse in Crofton, KY 8-21-2017

This past Sunday, I set out on an adventure to go see the total solar eclipse along with my kids and a friend, Scott Sutter. And while we had a successful trip, driving 24 hours over 2.5 days, we did hit a few speed bumps along the way. Plans cancelled You see, on August 10th, … Read more

The year-long vacation

My team lead is out for a week or two. Before he left, he apparently set up a Slack bot that responds to pings with “ship it”. So, when I noticed that this morning, I had to troll him and get his permission to take a vacation for a whole year.

Photos from the Frankfurt Zoo

I got these photos on August 5th, 2017 at the Frankfurt Zoo, which was just around the corner from the Airbnb that I stayed. It was a great zoo and a a stop that I’d recommend for others checking out Frankfurt!

Photos from the MyZeikl Building

Ceiling of MyZeikl Building

While walking around Frankfurt, I found a very interesting building named MyZeikl. Go ahead, Google it. It’s got some interesting architecture. What struck me the most while there was this mashup of red, metal, and the glass in the ceiling. A close second was the view when looking down from the top floor.