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Participated in our first 5k over the weekend.

This past weekend, my daughter and I participated in our first 5k.  I’ve been wanting to do a 5k for a while, but I never went for it. I like to walk, but I’m not a big runner, so convincing myself was hurdle #1. Hurdle #2 was having someone to do it with, as I […]

Chemo Journey Complete

Today was a big day as I got my chemo port removed. This marks the end of my cancer treatment. Technically, I’ve been cancer free since my surgery in October, as they were able to cut it out. The chemo I’ve been going through since November is to reduce the chances of it coming back […]

My chemo journey is ending.

Today was my last chemo infusion! I still have chemo pills to take for two weeks, and some not so fun side effects to deal with, but this is the beginning of the end. In just a few weeks, side effects will slowly start to subside, and my body will just keep getting better. My […]

Don’t tell me WordPress is slow. Improve your code.

There’s a lot of push for headless WordPress, or converting over to static site generators. Whereas they are nice, and they have their place, they’re not always needed. Instead of putting the effort into something new, why not optimize what you have? I have done just that and Lighthouse shows my scores are all excellent. […]

Created my first NFC tags, and it’s easier than I thought.

I recently created my first new field communication (NFC) tags, and I’m amazed at how easy it was and how much it can do. This advanced technology is actually affordable and easy. What’s an NFC tag? Basically, it’s a sticker, or card, that you can scan with a NFC reader, like your phone, and it […]