What have I been doing?!
So my wife commented the other day that, like every other blog I've ever had, I seem to have abandoned this one. Rather than do that, rather than let this thing die a miserable slow death, I will instead post this semi-random but hopefully meaningful post containing links of things that have been absorbing my time lately:
National Hurricane Center / Tropical Prediction Center — my latest web project involves hurricanes. Twelve hundred of them to be exact. Well, including tropical storms. Can't share much detail but the theme of the story is that I'm tired of the cartoon renderings that currently pass as meteorological forecasts and have embarked on a journey to bring information rich interactive displays using hurricane data to the general public. I've also been waking up between 4:00am and 5:30am in the morning to plug away at this, as my life with a now-nine-week old is rather full!
Softball! Yes, I play for the company team. We're the Gorillas, and we're 2-1. We have our fourth game of the year tomorrow night. I'm known as "Wheels" by some others on the team and am likely to wear #11. I play outfield. I need a bigger glove.
PHP. Wrote a script to automate some logical tedium at work. "If you don't have anything nice to say, code it" has become my mantra. ;-)
A wife — that deserves far more attention than I give her, has also been consuming a small amount of attention.
And lastly, one of my best friends Mamun just got married. He and his new bride live practically across the street (as across the street as you can get in suburban Chicago) — so for the last two nights we've hung out and had dinner together.
Aight, with that, I'm moving on to something else. But I promise more random updates in the near future. Or something . . . ;)