When I first attended PAX in 2009, I had already been a fan of the comic for around six years. The business model that Mike and Jerry had of creating content and giving it away for free was inspiring to me, I loved their response to Jack Thompson, I was a staunch supporter of their charity, and I just generally wanted to meet them. I had an absolutely amazing time, and I knew I wanted to go back.

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Not Embarrassed

January 24, 2015

The warm-up at The Pit boxing gym is pretty intense: Jumping Jacks x 30 Body Squats x 30 Arms out rotation x 50 Arms front rotation x 50 Chain breakers x 30 Close grip push-ups x 25 Reg grip push-ups x 25 Wide grip push-ups x 25 Burpee x 20 I went for my first […]

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The Novelist confirms my bias

December 29, 2014

Ryan Burrell thought I might have an interesting take on The Novelist as someone who tried to be a writer and gave up that life.

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Starting a New Adventure

September 24, 2014

I have accepted a job at Adaptavist and will be leaving Missouri State University on Friday, October 3rd.

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Introducing Meta-Manage, a new management blog

August 20, 2014

I’ve launched a new blog about management at http://www.meta-manage.com

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I have the weirdest geek obsession

August 9, 2014

I just discovered¬†CMMI¬†and I’m fascinated by it. Why have I never heard of this before? I don’t know that being a Project Management Geek is better than being a Star Wars Geek, but that’s what I am. I’m buying and reading books about PM in my spare time. I love reading articles about this stuff. […]

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The best thing about Starting Strength

July 13, 2014

It turns out the main thing keeping me from exercise was not believing I could succeed. Starting Strength doesn’t give you room for that.

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Preaching on July 27th

July 10, 2014

Put it on your calendar: I get to preach again on July 27th.

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It only took 4 years…

July 8, 2014

Four years after migrating from silverpenpub.net to mstublefield.com, I have finally moved the uploads folder and run the SQL query needed to make all the attachments and embedded images work right.

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