Galliard Essays K6GEC Podcast Projects Recipes

Essays

A collection of prose and poetry, both serious and profane, on numerous subjects ranging from music to software to cooking to work and biography. Most of what I write is for my own memory, but it might be interesting to someone else.


  1. Syncope
  2. Vanity Nameservers with AWS Route53
  3. My Favorite Movies
  4. Waiting
  5. Oh, the places you'll go!
  6. Broadpool Cottages
  7. Rage, Rage
  8. My little ukulele
  9. The humble mailing list
  10. I love the “a”
  11. That old house
  12. Smart Locks
  13. On Being Fat
  14. Amazon
  15. Street Photography
  16. Please, allow me to rant a moment
  17. Bags
  18. Doing It Right
  19. Code for America
  20. Quite possibly the most important management advice you'll ever receive
  21. The management transition
  22. Happy Birthday
  23. Sacred Spaces
  24. Playing Around
  25. On Longer Days
  26. Chapter One
  27. Continuous Integration for php-opencloud
  28. Boost your website performance
  29. Working with Wok
  30. Programmable DNS
  31. I accidentally my servers
  32. Vanity nameservers with Rackspace DNS
  33. Music performance apps for the iPad
  34. How to talk about gun control
  35. I want to die in Autumn
  36. The best luggage I ever owned
  37. SQL is the new hotness
  38. Say what?
  39. Amo, amas, amat
  40. The Apogee Jam
  41. Life is short
  42. Alligator Gar
  43. The transit of Venus
  44. Understanding the Keystone Service Catalog
  45. Death
  46. Developing for the cloud
  47. The Library Crew
  48. Classical Music
  49. Marching Band
  50. Gadgets
  51. A joke my mother told me
  52. Snow Day
  53. Never trust anyone
  54. Flam, diddle, paradiddle, drag
  55. The most powerful emotion
  56. Go west, young man
  57. Begin at the beginning
  58. It's not all about the code.
  59. Software contingency planning, Donald Rumsfeld, and the epistemology of ignorance
  60. A good nights' sleep
  61. Goodbye, Bro
  62. How to deliver bad news to your boss
  63. How to write a performance review
  64. How to give a presentation
  65. How to give a status report