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Farewell Site5

After 9 years, today is my last official day at World Wide Web Hosting / Site5. Over the last 15 months, I’ve reflected often on my time here, and it’s been nothing short of amazing. I’ve experienced two very different acquisitions and worked for five exceptional bosses. Ben, Brendan, Joel, Matt & Rod – I […]

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Working in a Virtual World

I work in a virtual office; Site5 has no physical office. The “old” term was telecommuting but has morphed into “working from home” and remote workforces. Virtual offices present many advantages from the company perspective, but what about the employees? In doing this for over 3.5 years, I can say with certainty that working remotely […]

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My Life

No, this isn’t an entry about Billy Joel.. It’s been quite a while since I have actually blogged about something meaningful, so I figured tonight would be a great night to write. Where to begin.. Monica is now out of the first trimester and into the second. All is going well, and we’re looking forward […]

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Observations, Ramblings, & Utter Randomness

This will be a hodgepodge post containing a random assortment of topics. So clear your mind, start reading, and try to keep up. Family & Friends Monica and I have some of the greatest family and friends. Everyone has been exceedingly generous with baby gifts. To everyone that has been kind enough to send us […]

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New Beginning

As Semisonic said in “Closing Time”: Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. As you know through a recent blog post, I resigned from my previous job in order to fulfill a dream opportunity. And that opportunity is.. ..working in the web hosting industry at an innovative and progressive company; that company is […]

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The End of an Era

Friday was my final day at Director’s Choice after five and a half years. It was a bittersweet day. DC was great to me and I acquired an insane amount of knowledge and experience from the job. My coworkers were a great group of people to work with and were like a second family. When […]

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Movin’ On Up

No, I’m not singing The Jeffersons theme song.. If you’re reading this, then you are viewing my site at its new home, Site5. Why the move you ask? I can’t explain the entire set of reasons yet but I can say that it’s a great move. The old host has had some issues recently – […]

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A Nice Surprise

I went to San Antonio on business for a few days. Every summer, my company attends the Texas Bandmasters, Texas Choral Directors, and Texas Orchestra Directors conventions. For the past five years, I’ve simply gone down for our booth setup and flown back on the first day of the convention. It works out fairly well; […]

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