Primarily Hammers

It's week five of my education in computer programming through Vanderbilt University's 24-week Coding Bootcamp. I feel like my experience can be summed up as follows: Week 1- Here is a list of rooms. Your mission is to take instruction and find the room. Within the...

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Clarity

I had been obsessing over the same problem for 14 hours. It's a mathematical problem. It requires structure, data, syntax and output....and I was stumped. I could only stare at the computer for so long before I decided to stare at the ceiling. When staring at the...

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Insulation

My friend, Brenda, lives where it is cold. Like, really cold. Like -25° cold. Being that I have spent a great deal of time burying irrigation pipes beneath the frost line in Memphis, TN., I was curious to know how deep the pipes needed to be buried in Michigan, where...

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New Year Goals

Happy New Year (yes, I'm a little late — there is a lot of stuff going on). Do you do the New Year's resolution thing? I sometimes do but it's usually something I won't stick to or something that, if I'm honest with myself I really don't care that much about. This...

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Tater Tots: Barbell Shrugged

Doug Larson is one of the smartest people I’ve ever known. I remember working out one day and he was asking me if I ever thought about selling courses online to teach people how to do some of the computer stuff I knew how to do. It seemed so foreign to me. Why would...

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lhrl.life Updates & Checkins: 2018

A few months ago I would have said that 2018 can die in a fire. However, nearing the end of the year, I have gained some unexpected perspective, drive and motivation. So, 2018 was a year to learn lessons it seems, and for that I am very grateful. I got to a very low...

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