About Me

I am currently working at Cybrains, Inc. where I primarily engage with customers that need to build web applications with backends that support their everyday operations. I am also building the world's easiest to use firewall/router for home use and specifically targeted at non-techie Parents, that we call Chaperone."

What spare time I have left, I fill up by hanging with my family, playing tennis, cooking, playing piano, weight lifting, trail running, racquetball, squash, bocce, ping pong, and learning more about the Open Source community upon which, Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL, etc., are all based on. Lately, Ruby on Rails gets most of my attention as far as development frameworks go.

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Musings

my life, experiences, and reflections

The True Power of the Internet

We are able to connect with other human beings that will uplift and enrich our own lives and journeys. We are able to uplift and enrich another's life by doing nothing more than sharing our own experience and journey. read more


Rekindling a desire to workout consistently

For the last 3 years, I've been pretty slack about staying in shape and my body was starting to let me know....like *really* let me know. read more


I'd Rather Eat my Britches than Do This

You're an entrepreneur! Congratulations. You're wearing every hat in the business. The technician, who executes on getting stuff done or making things work for the client. The marketer, who finds the next paying customer through writing, talking, greeting, calling, canvasing ad infintum. The visionary, who sees the grand picture of where the company can go and boils it down to actionable steps. The bookkeeper who's paying the tax man and minding every penny spent and earned. And so on! read more


Mold Killer Recipe

I went down into our basement and discovered what I thought to just be lots of dust was actually mold. At first, it just seemed like dust, but upon closer inspection there was a clear pattern to the growth that indicated mold and not dust. read more


Gonna be Starting Something New

Every once in a while, a number of good ideas that I've been churning in the back of my brain but never quite figured out how to do something useful or cohesive with finally gels. For the past week (first week of August 2014), I have literally been flying through pulling together a wealth of ideas. read more


Ramblings

about fetching, interpreting, and executing

Preparing for Countdown

Today, I focused on setting up email and twitter accounts so I could begin to get the word out for [Matchpoint](http://matchpoint.io). When you're getting… read more


Ground Zero

I am at ground zero for a new venture I'm launching. So, let's talk about what I'm planning and where I hope to go with… read more


A Reflection of the Technologies Built Things With

Sometimes, a random event triggers a walk back down memory lane. That moment came for me the other day when I came across a CDR … read more


Dynamic Routing in Rails Revisited

Ever since my original post [Creating Dynamic Routes at runtime in Rails 4](/ramblings/creating-dynamic-routes-at-runtime-in-rails-4), I have been digging into Rails routing more and more. I've gotten… read more


Creating Dynamic Routes at runtime in Rails 4

I was working on a fairly simple site that has a content management component to it and wanted to find a way to dynamically generate… read more