Thank you Dad. N1SBO {Silent Key}

Thinking of my Dad today, this Veterans Day 2018. I recently came across this photo posted by my sister on Facebook. It was taken sometime in the mid to late 1950's when he served in the Air Force as a teletype operator. He had a lifelong interest in technology one that he passed onto me. …



I am starting a new category of posts on my blog about my experiences and thoughts about downsizing and living with less. Spoiler, every time I let go of something I feel freer and happier than ever before!


Just finished the 6 lessons to date. Here's my zombies. Next task, write my own smart contract and figure out how to hook it up to Web 2.0.

Laravel Full Stack Project: Setting up Laravel/Homestead using VirtualBox 5.2 and Vagrant >=2.1.2

These past few days I have been re-acquainting myself with the "L" in my LAMP stack of development tools. My Linux distribution of choice is Ubuntu because it serves my needs as both a desktop OS that runs all of the open source tools that I use.  After a few false starts I managed to …

So, what’s Tracy been up to lately?

My current side project: I am learning Laravel. I have done much of my web development coding using PHP. I am hoping that this will allow me to use my PHP experience and re-vamp it for current best practices.