Well, by day I’m an IT guy, that’s how I earn a living. But outside of the IT world I’m a craft beer guy. For the past couple of years I've been a participant in Craft Beer Nation. And these days I’m one of their Moderators and their Hangout On Air Technical Producer. You can read about my road to Craft Beer Nation here.
As part of the Craft Beer Nation I've been paying a lot of attention online to people in other industries. We’re at that stage where we realize we want to build Craft Beer Nation into a…
As I get older time seems to accelerate. It’s a common thing for most people but the speed by which it increases sometimes seems hard to fathom. While it is easy to feel I’m not accomplishing anything as I enter my 50s I find that, even with Time being such a fleeting thing, I’m in the most production era of my adult life.
My attention is divided up, outside of my relationship, into three main areas:
Information Technology should be (and often is) my main priority as it is the arena that pays the bills…
I had a pretty great weekend. It included sitting down and discussing the next 20 months, both in terms of financial goals and life decisions. It started out by handling Hosting duties for my Craft Beer (@CBNCommunity) group’s Friday Night Hangout On Air. It’s only the third or fourth time I've hosted in the nearly 2 years I've been a participant. And it was a blast.
We have a more professional craft beer show on Thursday evenings called Pints and Quarts where I fill a more technical role in the Hangout. …
Social Media is a story that walks a very unique path. While it is easy to remember where acquaintances and friendships begin in real life, Social Media is such an interconnected and interwoven fabric that you can quickly lose sight of where you actually came across someone you are now, just a month later, following across a host of social media platforms.
I’ve been online for quite a long time but only in the past year (and really the past few months) have I really begun to pay attention to this interactive community from the perspective of becoming an active participant and not just an observer.
I’m curious to see where I will find myself a year from now. To see what relationships have been forged. What experiences have been lived and shared. What new goals I will be driving towards. For now: I am here and happy to explore.