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2018: Year In Review

Tic-Tac-Toe: Building In React

I spent the weekend learning React.js. It’s amazing how clean the code is. Check out my Tic Tac Toe game (it includes “time traveling” for you skeptics!).

Health Goals: 2018

I turned 26 in February. At my 25th birthday, I expected to have a bit of a quarter-life crisis, and that never really came. However on the first anniversary of my expected quarter-life crisis, I’ve been thinking a lot about what’s important to me. One of my recurring thoughts relates to health. I thought I more »

2017: Year In Review

Year In Review As 2017 closes down, I’d like to reflect on the events of the past year. I visited New England for the first time, changed roles at work, suffered a fairly serious head injury (and recovered), crossed a few items off my bucket list and made countless other memories. Happenings Activities Canoe and more »

Thanksgiving Day Race: The Turkey Trot

Cincinnati has had a Thanksgiving day race since 1909, making this year’s race the 108th annual Thanksgiving day race for the city. This is my 8th annual race running on the day of Thanksgiving. I first started when a friend, Katelyn Kramer invited me to join in 2010, my freshman year of college: That year more »

The Yellow Wallpaper

by Charlotte Perkins I recently heard The Yellow Wall-Paper (dash included by the author) on the podcast Stuff You Should Know. The novella (or short story) depicts a woman married to a physician in the year 1892. Throughout the story the woman slowly becomes mad, obsessed with the wallpaper of the a room in which more »

In God We Trust; All Others Bring Data

One of my responsibilities in producing software at Epic is planning for projects. This involves considering: Man-hours required to complete a given project spread across stages of design, development, code review and testing A projected deadline based on the project’s scope and number of full time employees This is not something that my company has more »

Things To Do Before I Die

I’ve long kept a cherished word document on my (aging) Macbook. One of the things most important to me, besides the pictures, is my bucket list, which I had titled “Things to do before I die (.docx)”. I thought it would be nice to share to see what, if any, overlap others might have in more »

Most Popular Baby Names

My cousin Justin and his wife Missy recently gave birth to an adorable 7lb 11oz baby Gradyn Chase Games. He is the first of my cousins to have a child and I’m super excited for him. The name Gradyn (or Grady as they intend to call him) seemed particularly unique to me and got me more »

Diabetes Updates

Recent diabetes updates I recently wrote a post detailing the construction of a chart using the JS library C3 that displayed my blood glucose scores over a period of three years. I’d like to shift focus a little bit from the pure joy of data to a topic with a bit more of a personal more »

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