Rick's Blog

What's inside my head, in a digital sense

Blog Posts

  • 08 Jun 2018 » Break The Stigma

    Last Saturday, I ran in The Humboldt Mile. A one mile (timed!) race to raise funds of and awareness of Hope For The Day’s Proactive Suicide Prevention programs. It seems pretty insignificant that my $25 entry free and my 10ish minutes of running would do much to help suicide prevention, right? Since I ran my eight-minute, sixteen-second mile, we’ve lost a groundbreaking fashion icon and a world-renowned chef, author, & storyteller by suicide.

  • 08 Feb 2016 » #ThankYourMentor

    To say I traveled a lot in 2015 would be an understatement.  But some of that came with the benefit of fruitfully killing time in the airport.  One day when walking through DFW and checking Twitter, I happened across my dear friend Moe’s Twitter/LinkedIn share of a #ThankYourMentor  post detailing to “Focus on Your Character, Not Your Career”, inspired by the original author’s parents.

  • 11 Jan 2016 » 2015 – A Productive Year

    This past year was an awfully productive year, with plenty of unexpected opportunities for publishing some content.  As I’m prone to going back and searching for my own content, I figured a year-end post (that is only a week late) would be a perfect opportunity.

  • 29 Jun 2015 » Go to a Meetup - like yesterday!

    The concept of a Meetup isn’t anything new.  It’s been around tech circles for a while in the form of a User Group.  But the term User Group suggested some amount of time invested into the technology or a certain level of expertise.  If I am completely new, what business do I have going to a User Group where people are actually users!

  • 01 Jun 2015 » On Podcasts

    This post is tangentially related to technology, so I figured I would share it, even if it’s not going to be the main focus of my writing here.

  • 22 May 2015 » Starting over...

    This is my first post… for about the ninth time.  Hopefully, this time it sticks since I’ve run out of blogging lives.  I’ll be more committed to posting on technology, travel, and other items I find interesting (which you probably will not).