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. @SwiftxNW was a great conference. Smart, friendly people and I learned something cool from every talk.

Posted: These are a Few of My Stateful Machines

Slides and code for my Swift by Northwest talk today.

“And the best way to show Trump that people are serious about impeaching him is to put the message on television.” —Michelle Goldberg

“Trump has brought us to the brink of nuclear war, obstructed justice, and taken money from foreign governments.” — Tom Steyer

At Herkimer Coffee polishing my @SwiftxNW talk. I’m super excited about the talk, but that might be the four shots of espresso talking.

“The opposite message — that life is hard and unfair, that what is not necessarily your fault may yet be your problem, that you must act and bear responsibility for your actions — is what conservatism used to offer… ” —Kevin D. Williamson

“The opposite message — that life is hard and unfair, that what is not necessarily your fault may yet be your problem, that you must act and bear responsibility for your actions — is what conservatism used to offer…”

Cutest latte mug. Sugar packet for scale…

That’s more like it, Cubbies…

“they’ve decided to become… exactly what their enemies and critics said they were… a movement of plutocrats and grievance-mongers with an ever-weaker understanding of the common good.” —Ross Douthat

Our chrysanthemums from last fall over-wintered and are just incredible this fall…

Some decisions are agonizing…

World Champions sweatshirt or home jersey?

Go Cubs Go!

On board. 🌴🛫🛬🌧

Palm trees over Napili Beach…

On the Shifting Sands Trail into Haleakalā Crater…

Nice spot for breakfast. The view from the patio of our VRBO…

It’s not all sunshine and orchids in paradise. Somebody cut the fuel fill line on our rental and siphoned our gas while we were parked at the beach. Avis sent a truck to tow the Jeep and us back to the airport to get a replacement. The tow truck driver, John, was great though.

If the deranged coconut trees don’t get you…

Casual Friday at the office

  • not actually Friday

  • not actually the office

It’s the eye of the lizard, it’s the thrill of the fight…