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Newton Soccer 2009

It doesn't seem like it was 2 years ago, but I used to spend about 6 months getting ready for tomorrow.  The first day of practice for High school soccer in Iowa.  I coached the girls high school team in Newton for 5 years.  For some reason they always started the season the same day […]

Tech

After being talked into the field of Computer Science by a tour guide at Midland Luthern College in Fremont, Nebraska, I joined the program at Simpson College in 1998 and got my first computer ever that Christmas.  Though I got a late start, I dove in head first.  I received my Bachelors in Computer Science […]

Sports

I’ve grown up a sports junkie.  I’ve always loved baseball, but football has been the sport that has giving me the most opportunities.  I played both of those in college as a Simpson (IA) Storm.  Previous to that I played football, basketball, soccer and baseball in high school for the Newton Cardinals.  Also either in […]

Family

I was raised in Newton, Iowa, the original home of Maytag and the Newton Senior High Cardinals.  After getting my Bachelors in Computer Science from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, my wife Amy and I started a family in Omaha, Nebraska,  Her hometown.  We have a son, Graham, daughter, Flynn and a loving Golden Retriever, […]

My Playing Career

I am originally from Newton, IA.  I grew up playing any sport I could.  I started playing YMCA soccer at 5 years old, flag football and basketball at 9.  I also started tee ball at 5 and baseball was always my favorite sport.  For soccer, I got involved with NASA, the Newton Area Soccer Association, […]

Tagxedo

I heard about Tagxedo.com on Net@Night from the twit.tv network and figured I had to try it.  It is actually pretty neat.  You can plug in different websites, twitter ID’s and search terms to create a neat tag cloud of the words you use.  Here’s an example of mine.  I uploaded a graphic and adjusted […]

Reaching Out

I’ve enjoyed the blogging and social networking, but I don’t really have the type of personality to always talk about myself or to start conversations.  I’m more the type that likes to jump in when I think I have something good to offer, but I often don’t want to intrude either.  These lines have changed […]