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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 […]

The Engagement

I know I’m kind of a techno geek, but I figured it’d be a little easier to put the story online so that more people could hear it and in case I miss any details or make it sound better every time I tell it in person. Here’s the real story. I’ll start with some […]

Storm Women

So I’m about the most pumped I’ve been for a volleyball game. The Simpson Volleyball team is playing Maryville (TN) @ Wash U in the STL (wow, a lot of abbrv.). They won both the regular season conference and the conference tournament. Which I have to make sure I note they FTD twice. Swept them […]