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DC in December

Keeda, our best friend.

We lost our best friend today.

Keeda cooling off

Keeda was the best companion anyone could ask for. If you ever met her you were probably impressed with her polite friendliness and simple obedience. She was my cohort for a decade and a half. She was always excited to adventure and traveled tens of thousands of miles with me. At this moment in time I don’t know how to put her story to words but I love her and will always miss her.

Goofy Movie Style Road Trip

4,000 miles later, we made it from Las Cruces, New Mexico to West Point, Virginia! After visiting some family & friends in Colorado and Minnesota, we decided to wing it and stop wherever seemed interesting. It was a blast!

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500 miles in Minimalist Running Shoes

Strava just reminded me that I broke 500 miles of jogging since I switched to minimalist shoes. On February 19th, exactly 7 months ago yesterday I purchased WHITIN Men’s Minimalist Trail Runner shoes from Amazon and have been running in them since.

500 Miles later…
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Las Cruces, New Mexico

In the midst of a heat wave in Arizona we moved to Las Cruces, New Mexico! What better time to escape Arizona then during a record breaking heat wave in late July! ^_^

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I’m Josh Houghtelin, Lead Developer at Gueststream, Inc. and This is How I Work.

Location: Greeley, CO
Current Gig: Lead Developer at Gueststream, Inc.
One word that best describes how you work: Intensely
Current mobile device: Droid Turbo 2
Current computer: Macbook Pro 15 Read more

Books I read in 2016

Thanks to my sister in law I really picked up reading books this year.   As most people do I read a whole lot of the internet content and as most programmers do I tends to google solutions to my problems so I learn a fair bit from sites like Stack Overflow.  This year though I broke that loop and read read books.  I know, crazy right?   Here’s the list books I read (in the order I read them) and my synopsis of each. ^_^ Read more

We’re Married!

We're Married!

Seiki SE39UY04 LCD on my Late 2011 Macbook Pro at 3840×2160 15Hz

It’s slow (at 15Hz refresh rate currently) but I’m enjoying near Ultra High-def resolution on a secondary monitor paired with my Late 2011 Model 17″ Macbook Pro.

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Thanks to my friend Chris’ suggestion I bought a Seiki SE39UY04 on Amazon for a steal.

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With the help of SwitchResX I’m able to make use of the full 3840×2160 resolution it offers.  Screen Shot 2014-10-09 at 9.10.33 PM

When using the monitor at the super high resolution the mouse cursor is really quite slow but for web development and general system administration it’s extremely useful to have an extra monitor attached to my macbook running 3840 x 2160 resolution.  I’m quite happy however this definitely makes me want a newer Mac that can handle UHD. ^_^