Mexican Weddings, Medieval Warfare and Being Digital

I’m back! My Mexican soon-to-be-in-laws are fabulous hosts; we had a great time while we were there. Unfortunately, today I feel like I’ve been eating burritos for the last ten days. Unsurprisingly, they eat a lot of Mexican food in Mexico! I’m going to stay home from work today and eat soup.  Not how I wanted to celebrate…

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Bouncing Zero Bugs, Together

Sorry for not blogging much lately, but good heavens, I’ve been busy. I’m working on a new book, I cooked an early Thanksgiving turkey dinner for 13 of my favourite people yesterday, and we bounced zero bugs on Friday. We what on Friday? Lemme splain. Visual Studio and the .NET runtime and framework libraries are…

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Democracy in Action

I saw Tom Stoppard’s play “Jumpers” recently.  The line that got the biggest audience response: “It’s not the voting that’s democracy; it’s the counting.” True, that. I’ve written a bunch more code for my “Google On The Cheap” series but I’ve been incredibly heads-down between work, planning a wedding, and my latest book project.  Expect…

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