There is an old saying, “you are the sum of your friends” and it’s true. If most of your friends workout, you are probably going to workout. If most do drugs, chances are you’ll be doing drugs. Although I’ve heard this saying for many years and have always believed it, I have never experienced it […]Read more "Impressionable"
The Laracon US site was relaunched for the 2019 conference and the new design is hotness. I love that it ventures so far from the traditional clean and minimal style of Laravel. Big props to the designer Jack McDade from Statamic for it. In honor of the style I threw together a quick Apple News playlist with […]Read more "Laracon 2019 Apple Music Playlist"
With the release of Apple’s latest iPad Pro I’ve been reading a lot of articles and blog posts where people are still attempting to ditch their laptops and make the move. For the past few years they all read the same to me and come to the same conclusion. Going iPad only is great if […]Read more "iPad Only Frustrations"
My virtual friend Michael Brooks announced on his blog that he is challenging himself: Something I would like to try out for this month is post less on social media (excluding Instagram) and post more on WordPress. I rarely spend time posting to social anyway, but it could be interesting. Even if it’s just […]Read more "Bloggers I follow"
Almost every work day I have a routine where I try to stay up to date with the world through the paper, Twitter, and of course Hacker News for the nerdy stuff. Of course, all of these sites can be time-consuming and just staying up to date with these three could take hours a day. Here […]Read more "Reading the days news"
It’s been raining a lot the past week and most of our local single track is closed until it dries out. I knew that meant either going and getting muddy at Poston Park which never closes. Instead of that, I decided to try and hit some gravel roads, but most roads in Gaston County are now paved. […]Read more "Gravel Grinding in Kings Mountain"
The old saying, “sleep on it”, meaning spend some time tonight thinking about the question and have an answer tomorrow. It’s a common phrase in our language but how often do you literally put aside time to actually think about it? Having a busy life outside of work with family, hobbies, dinner, everything else it’s […]Read more "Sleep on it"