Category Archives: Meta


Fall is my favorite time of year. In part, it’s because of the weather where I grew up: muggy Pennsylvania summer and late-summer thunderstorms give way to crisp mornings, sometimes-warmish afternoons, and cool evenings. The air smells of wood smoke and dried leaves, and the colors of the sky and the trees are fantastic. Autumn […]

Every blog has one…

…so welcome to my first post! I’ll try to make this my only “meta” entry for a while and get down to the real content in short order. Steven Chan encourages Stone Soup. Tom Kyte suggests participating in the community as a means of bettering oneself professionally. Jeff Atwood advocates maximizing the value of ones […]