Friday evening we stepped out to take in the foggy full-moon. I'm not one for
superstition but the previous full moon claimed SOPHIE, this one was to claim
its own victim, albeit mechanical. Unsuspecting, we spent a good half-hour
watching the local cats play tag in the moonlight.
I woke up today in Carlsbad, NM. I was to drive west through the Lincoln
national forest and across the Sacramento mountains. I began the day late since
I was waiting for my Airbnb's dryer to finish its task.
So I headed out to La Patrona to grab a breakfast …
Since January I've been using Xonsh as my main shell on both my work and
personal machines. In this post I will describe what I liked and what I
didn't. TLDR; I liked that I found myself scripting more under Xonsh, but it can
be slow and inconvenient as a …
Cumberland is a neat town. It's industrial like Pittsburgh but also has a
colonial feel. There are churches everywhere, and in between them you'll find
truck depots, train tracks, canals, earth haulers, and other elements of
The city is split by a canal. Alongside it runs a walking path …
Every company has legacy code sitting somewhere that isn't well understood.
Maybe it was written long ago and the original authors have moved on. Here's a
high ROI approach to getting that code tested.
The code I have in mind was written in a time when priorities were different,