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Getting Started … And Already Sidetracked

In getting things up and running here, I have spent quite a bit of time thinking, reading and planning over the past week. I know that I want this site to be a place where I can share my thoughts and ideas. I know that I want to pay homage to people, ideas, books, and sites that I respect and that have influenced my Engineering growth. So since yesterday after finishing my initial welcome post, today the goal is to focus on building the site. After spending time setting up some basics – picking a template and adding a generic image on the main page and some generic main navigation links from the default theme – now it is time to start customizing! Unbeknownst to me as I started this effort, this opened up a deep, dark rabbit hole. I have now identified one of the biggest pitfalls of my…

Welcome to my Blog!

Welcome, welcome, welcome to the last blog that you will ever want to read! Just kidding, hopefully it is not the last one – maybe it should fall somewhere in the middle somewhere. This is a blog dedicated to Engineering in all shapes, forms, and struts. This is a personal endeavor that I am creating with a few goals in mind. As of September, 2019 these goals include: Learning more about web technologies. This isn’t a diary – blogs by definition are on the web so just by creating it I am building up my own knowledge around web tech. This will allow me to test technology and build, learn, and grow in an area that I want to learn more about Building a professional voice. I am at the point in my career where I have had some wonderful opportunities and worked with some amazing people to create some…