Is it beer o’clock yet?

At @carrot we build out many APIs using Go and Node some of which are hosted on DigitalOcean and take advantage of Docker containers, but we also use the Amazon Stack, like Lambda, S3, and Cloudfront with Apex & Serverless. We have many tools to help us startup projects, like Spike when developing static sites or ash-github when setting up a repository on Github. While working on ash-github I joked about how everything should be written in bash. …


For the past 2 weeks I’ve been living at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico. This trip was a requirement for me to graduate this spring and I’m happy to say that this trip has changed me.

At my University, Carroll University, a graduation requirement was added to our collage path that allowed us to experience a culture unlike our own. The experience had to have been either made by or approved by my university. This trip was to experience the culture of the Native Americans thru their pottery.

I’m not going to lie, I didn’t expect what happened during my 2 weeks in New Mexico. I was very closed minded when thinking about Ghost Ranch; I was thinking we would be on a flat land with one mountain, 40–50F degrees outside and bored to death. Thankfully it turned out to be something I won’t be able to experience again for a long time. Yes, this does imply that the experience was terrible, but trust me when I say “keep reading”. …

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Henry Snopek

💻 Engineer & Coffee Lover ☕️

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