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  • February 04, 2018

    2018 Goals Progress

    I didn’t create a post outlining 2018 goals because it felt a little cliché. Now that I’m a month into my goals and the hub-bub and planning has died down I wanted to document my public goals.

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  • November 26, 2017

    Half-Marathon and Hard Work

    I recently completed a half marathon with my brother and his friend. This was a lot of hard work. For 3 months I put in long runs every couple days no matter the weather and no matter how I was feeling. Now I do enjoy running but “running” and training for a long distance race are a little different.

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  • March 27, 2017

    Running Rspec Tests in Vagrant From Vim

    I have been using Vim to develop for Ruby on Rails for almost a year now and I just recently set myself up so that I could run my tests from Vim, using https://github.com/thoughtbot/vim-rspec. At BookBub we currently run our development applications inside of Vagrant so this only changed the setup a little bit. To get it to work in my Iterm on Macos with Vagrant I installed the thoughtbot/vim-rspec plugin and then added the following lines to my configuration:

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  • December 19, 2016

    Post Grad Reading Goals

    Science tells us we should read and successful people make it a priority, so why have I not been reading regularly? During college it is easy to make excuses and say you are too busy or don’t have time to read. I used these excuses over and over again but I don’t really believe them. This past semester I began reading almost daily and it did not hurt my grades or sleep, but by the end of the semester I had stopped reading altogether. Now that I am done with the semester I am trying to catch up on my goal of reading 18 books this year. To do this I need to read five books before January 1st.

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  • December 13, 2016

    How I Work

    The How I Work series on Lifehacker is one of my favorite Lifehacker series. I always enjoy seeing how other people work and see if I an pick up any new tricks. I decided it was time I gave a similar overview.

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