We’re Promoting the Wrong People

A person of authority does not automatically immediately become respected or trusted; it is earned. – Lt. General Harold Moore In 1992 NPR published an outstanding piece on Lt. General Harold …

The Art of Hunter

Hunter Jonakin is an outstanding artist. Full disclosure: he’s family (my cousin). Several of his installments have achieved international fame, the most popular being his anti-art-establishment fusion of technology and …

Elasticsearch on a Raspberry Pi

I’m posting this as a step-by-step on installing Elastic Search on a Raspberry Pi. While I don’t honestly think having a cluster of Raspberry Pi computers running Elastic Search is …

Useful .NET Extension Methods

Below are some “essentials” that I keep handy whenever I start a new project. Some are here out of sheer laziness (ToTitleCase) and some are a bit more involved (ToViewModel). …

Passenger

They make antidepressants in several strengths and styles. They come in many names and flavors. BoosPar. Paxil. Wellbutrin. Zoloft. The red bottle with the blue neck ring in the medicine …

Afterdeath

PREAMBLE This is the story of the last days of Greg Harrington’’s life, and the aftermath of his death. There are people who will undoubtedly dislike and disagree with my …

The Addiction

I feel so tired. You have an average of seventy four years to make something important happen. You’d better hurry, because the odds are, you’ve already spent almost half of …