October 2017

It’s Fall! I love fall. October, November and December the the best months of the year. The weather cools down quite a bit, and the smell of both Livermore and Fresno, are very good. I am not sure if it’s the smell of leaves, or the fact that harvest is being wrapped up, but it’s…

Things 3 Alfred Workflow

A Workflow for Alfred and Things 3 Alfred is a must have for all Mac users. It’s a Productivity booster in so many ways. Today I added a workflow that will quickly add items to my Projects in Things 3. All you need to do is head here and download the workflow. The usage is…

Flash Back to 2014: Level 1

CrossFit Level 1 Certification In 2014 I was blessed to attend a 2 day Level 1 course at NorCal CrossFit. It was an even bigger blessing because I was trained by incredible athletes that were there for the CrossFit games in San Francisco the following week. Brooke Ence, Pat Barber, Neal Maddox, The Boz, Jason…

Fossils!

Fossil Discovery Center of Madera Today the kids and I headed to Madera to have some fun at the Fossil Discovery Center. It was so much fun! We were the only ones there! We had the two ladies on staff all to ourselves. We got to see everything and wander around. They have some great…

Under 200

What!! Under 200 pounds!! It’s been at least 15 years since I have seen my weight under 200. Keto and CrossFit for the win!!

Nothing is wasted

Nothing is wasted by Jason Gray I am not sure why, but this song came to mind today. It got me through the hardest time of my life to date. It’s haunting to watch the video now, a few years later. Such a great song.

Grand Meetup Recap

Grand Meetup Recap <- Photo Credit: Eduardo Villuendas The approach this year has been to be purposeful about three things. The first was to be sharp and alert for the PHP class that I chose to take this week. The second was to meet people and be involved while also being real about what I…

The Grand Meetup

2017 Automattic Grand Meetup Every year we get together as a Company, all of Automattic, and we have an incredible week together. It’s really hard to describe this event because you really have to experience it to understand. For a week brilliant and creative people get together and collaborate, learn, take classes, do projects, share…

Ketogenic Wrap Up

Ketogenic Wrap Up The Ketogenic Diet has been a great thing, and we will continue using it! I have lost 23 pounds in 6 weeks using the diet and CrossFit along with intermittent fasting and drinking 1-2 gallons of water each day. I’ll be working with the owners of the box I CrossFit at to…

Almost!

Whew! Almost got under 8 minutes running a mile tonight. It was 8:02. Ack! If the temperature was not 109 it might have been possible! Getting closer and closer to the goal of 7:30 or better. This evening’s time was almost 1/2 of where I started. 🙂

Good Visit

Good Visit [Livermore] When I was a kid, my family and I would go to A’s games almost weekly. It was a quick drive into Oakland and very affordable for us to get some seats, hot dogs and soda. Those are some of my favorite memories. Well my traitorous family switched sides after I moved…

New Strong Bad Email

Awesome! A new Strong Bad Email! #207!! I’ll also include one of my favorite toons.