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Inspired to blog about current events, politics, food/wine/beer and of course technology and web development.
August 31, 2020
Joe is the only way to go in 2020

We are coming up fast on a Presidential election in a year that can only be described as bizarre and downright cruel. This year (2020) has been like no other in my considerable number of years on this earth.

The vote in November for President of the United States will … Continue Reading

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July 17, 2020
Covid-19 continues to pummel the United States - It didn't have to be this way

Current situation

As I write this blog post in July 2020, we are in the midst of another COVID spike. Many states are seeing their peak as far as daily cases and hospitalizations. California, Texas, Arizona, and Florida are experiencing a high daily death number. The Covid-19 Virus came upon … Continue Reading

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June 18, 2020
We the people [my perspective of racism]...

Part 2 - Growing up and living in the South

I've lived in the South my whole life. I started out by being born in Wilmington, North Carolina. When I was very young my family moved to Franklin, Virginia.

Franklin is a small town located in the Western Tidewater … Continue Reading

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June 13, 2020
We the people [Police in America]...

Part 1 - police are out of control, and have been for a long time

Black Lives Matter

I have always believed in the power of the people. The United States of America has always been about the people who make up this country. The
U.S is a melting pot consisting of Blacks, … Continue Reading

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May 17, 2020
How Covid-19 has changed the world and has changed me

Flashback to December 31st, 2019. I am at a bar with friends sending off 2019 and looking forward to 2020. We were enjoying the friendship and comradery with some food and a few drinks while discussing what a great year 2020 is shaping up to be. The music is … Continue Reading

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August 24, 2019
Your thoughts become your reality

I have lately been thinking about how your thoughts affect your mood and how your thoughts can also become your reality. I totally agree with this. I believe if you continue to have negative thoughts you will become depressed and when you become depressed then you become sick, and it … Continue Reading

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February 27, 2019
Learning for a lifetime

I have a passion for web design and web development. I don't have a computer science degree or a graphic design degree, but I do hold a BA in Communications from Elon University I also have a certificate in Graphic Design from The School of Communication Arts in Raleigh, NC … Continue Reading

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December 30, 2018
CSS Animation and how to use it well in your website

CSS3 Animation

With the progression of Cascading Style Sheets (or CSS) to include the ability to create animations, there are now a plethora of possibilities to create eye-catching visuals on your website and as we all know CSS animations rate very high in the “cool” factor when it comes to web development. … Continue Reading

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October 18, 2018
Getting started with CSS Grid layout

One of my strongest areas of web development is Cascading Style Sheets more commonly referred in the web world as CSS. I have always been a visual person, and with CSS I can create a pallet on the web using code (when combined with HTML5). CSS has rapidly evolved over … Continue Reading

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October 6, 2018
Best new features in JavaScript ES6

I've been coding in JavaScript for quite a while. In fact, I can remember when JavaScript was used for such cool functionality as a replacement image when you hover over a button for example. It was pretty cool interactivity for 1998, but it wasn't until libraries such as jQuery came … Continue Reading

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