Angels at work

Last week, I sold my old table at OLX because it was already becoming inconvenient. The table was too long for a single worker, and too short for two. We couldn't move the table very freely even if we wanted to; and the drawer floor was drooping. The table that…

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Rails Girls 2015, Manila Edition

Yesterday, we had our second Rails Girls workshop, the second one here in Manila. During the first one, held last 2012, I helped out by giving the introduction talk, a primer for understanding Rails using the Bento box model. Yesterday, I just rehashed that talk and carried on with the…

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Defining success

What is success? I think it's a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose. Margaret Thatcher …

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The Greatest Lesson of 2014

Forgiveness is not a one-time act. It is a decision to move on and focus on a person's good features each time the hurt over what they've done creeps back up on you. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js…

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The Best Advice ever

Don't let it get to you. You're too good for that. If you ever find yourself doubting, or letting negative things affect you, this is the best advice for you.…

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Lovin' my soul companion even more

If you've been following me, then you know I have a life partner, a beautiful black cat. You'll see some of her photos on my site and some when I post them on Facebook. This beautiful little girl has been with me for almost 15 years now, and she's made…

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Ready, Read, Split, Spit

Here's a short ruby script that opens a spreadsheet file with a full name column and splits that into a first name and a last name. * With assumption that the last word from the full name column is the last name …

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