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THE TANZANIA CHRONICLES #9- From Sunrise to Summit (Banner)

From Sunrise to Summit: The Tanzania Chronicles #9

The greatest trick that Casey Palmer ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn’t exist. Or… he just worked a week with 40 hours of overtime and had no time to blog. You decide which story is real. Okay, as a premise to this post, I’ve been […]

‘cross Waters from Dar and Strange Men in Cars — Zanzibar: The Tanzania Chronicles #6

So we woke up in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city — a fate it shares with Toronto in that it’s the largest, but not its country’s capital city. Dar es Salaam was filled with cultural undertones that gave the city a bit of an edge to it […]

Dragon Dictation: The Tanzania Chronicles #3

Sometimes you don’t really have much to write; those are the times where you need to switch it up a little. Today’s voice post represents stepping away from always trying to find something momentous to write about and sometimes just taking a good look at wherever I happen […]

The 2K11 24/7 CCXLIX: FOMO

If you were to ask Sarah, she could confirm for you that despite the boundless mass that is my ego, there ARE things that I absolutely SUCK at. And one of those things is SLEEPING. I’ll admit it — I’m a bit of a workaholic. I’m up at all hours of night scribbling […]

The 2K11 24/7 CCXLVIII: Reaction Distraction!

The only ones in control of ourselves IS ourselves. The actions we take, the reactions we make — they’re all linked to how we wish to be connected to the world and the value we wish to impart unto everything around us. Sometimes we react far too quickly. We […]

The 2K11 24/7 CCXLVII: Resume Surgery

In a bad economy, knowing how to write a good resume is a valuable skill. The balance between including all of your skills and keeping the resume concise enough for employers to care is hard to attain, but ever-important in order to make that step from candidate to colleague. One of the things […]

The 2K11 24/7 CCXLV: Trust Your Instincts

I can’t lie to you, guys — there’s something deep within me, gnawing away, telling me not to write a blog post tonight. Telling me that there’s things out there in the night that I could be doing instead and to just let it slide this once and go […]

The 2K11 24/7 CCXLII: How to Network Sans Jerk

Last night I found myself visiting #devTO — an event described as follows: You love it, hate it, debug it, dream about it, obsess over it, test it, throw it away… because you don’t just write code. #devTO, a place for all developers, regardless of age, experience or […]

The 2K11 24/7 CXCV: Lost

Losing stuff is always annoying. Especially when it’s not your fault. We’ve been shifting the blame and points fingers at other people since time immemorial, but sometimes it’s just plain bad luck. How about that time when: you put something down somewhere and someone put it somewhere else […]

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