Product Review: Grid-It by Cocoon

Product Review: Grid-It by Cocoon

Product: Grid-It by Cocoon Price: $19.82 plus Amazon Prime Is it worth it? Hell yes! I purchased a Grid-It for my dad last Christmas after I saw it on one of those “Great Gifts for Dad” lists. He opened it up and just looked at me, “Huh…this is...
Not Burning Your Bridges

Not Burning Your Bridges

I can’t remember who taught me the philosophy of not burning your bridges. If I could, I would probably thank them profusely. Despite how angry or frustrated I have been, I have never walked out of the door of any company burning any bridges – i.e. not...
The Stupid Question

The Stupid Question

Ever seen one of these devices? If you’re an avid concert or amusement park goer you probably have. The classic “people counter.” I wish I had one of these on my person at all times…well…more like I wish I had an app that integrated with...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5…120, 121 – JUMP!

1, 2, 3, 4, 5…120, 121 – JUMP!

The last 8 months of my career¬†were the most frustrating I’ve ever experienced. Challenging people situations mixed with a melancholy view of what I even wanted out of my career led me into a pretty frustrated and depressed state of being. I’m a person of...
Are you there, God? It’s me…Sanity.

Are you there, God? It’s me…Sanity.

I was asked to speak at #DevOpsDays of the Rockies last month. My first time public speaking in front of like-minded geeks and I almost lost my breakfast before taking the stage. There is something wwwwaayyyy scarier about talking to people who are like you then those...