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Uncollected Works

Understanding Art

​We recently took a family trip to the OKC Museum of Art to take advantage of free admission courtesy of Sonic and Metro Family magazine. We were short on time, but my daughter decided to take a sketchbook and make a check for everything she liked — plus one “O” for a thing she didn’t. She also […]

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Web Development

Developer’s Rhapsody

Is this the real code? Is this thing testable? Caught in an infinite loop No ESC on my new MacBook Open your IDEs Look up in the docs and see How this function works, it’s not very clear; I’ve stack traced, xDebugged var_dumped, returned, console logged. Anyway the logic flows, doesn’t really make sense to […]

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Home Life

Cat attack!

Jessica heard a thunk earlier today and found the bird nest that’s normally on the back porch light slightly askew. Robins built it when we first moved in, but a pair of finches have taken residence there in the recent weeks. I thought I saw them feeding hatchlings a couple of days ago, but never […]

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Technology Web Development

Opinionated Git Workflows and the People Who Love Them

(The slides for this talk have been removed until I can find an accessible and maintained solution. Thanks.) Here are some additional resources for building and documenting your own Opinionated Git Workflow: Let’s Talk About Version Control Systems Pro Git book 10up Engineering Best Practices Homebrew for OS X (contributing guides) How to Write a Git […]

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Technology WordPress

Using WP-CLI on SiteGround cPanel Account

I recently moved my main site to SiteGround, which has been pretty nice so far. One of the little issues I’ve had has been the same as several other hosts: not using the latest version of WP-CLI on shared hosting accounts. It’s not unusual, and often not a major problem, but I recently came across […]