Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ready for OSCON | Open source city book special

Open source experts and those interested in open source will be descending upon Portland, OR this week for OSCON (Open Source Conference) by O’Reilly.  I arrived on Friday and attended the Community Leadership Summit (CLS), an unconference focused on community … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Nine: Totally Tan

This was it, our last day on the Outer Banks for FOJ. It was Sunday, July 7 and we had a blend of home-sickness but couldn’t pass up another beach opportunity. We had a great Saturday, enjoying all day on … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Eight: Super Saturday

A beautiful Saturday on the Outer Banks. It’s July 6, day eight for our week on the OBX. Happy Birthday to my sister, Katie, who turns the big three-oh! We had plans to beach it all day again, but we … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Seven: Total Tourists

After two full days on the beach and an awesome evening of fireworks, it was time for a recovery day. Sort of. Welcome to day seven on the Outer Banks, Friday, July 5. We were going to be tourists today, … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Six: FOJ

Happy Fourth of  July from the Outer Banks! This is my favorite holiday and we were celebrating Independence Day Outer Banks style: All day on the beach, with family, sun, sand, surf, and American beer!

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Five: Bikes and Beach

We’re on day five of our week on the Outer Banks. On Wednesday, July 3 the weather finally cooperated with us to get to the beach for an extended amount of time. First, the family enjoyed a bike ride in … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Four: Taco Tuesday

Not only was it Taco Tuesday on day four of our OBX beach week, but it was “Work From OBX” day. On Tuesday, July 2, Merri Beth and I were working remote and getting stuff done. Red Hat is great … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Three: Ocracoke

On July 1, we headed south to the island and village of Ocracoke. I was up very early on the first day of July, running 4 miles at 6:00 am. My run was partly in the rain, which was refreshing. … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Two: Rainy Wright Brothers

On Sunday, June 30 we continued to dodge the spotty, crazy weather here in North Carolina. I don’t remember ever having this much rain to start off the summer. We tried to get to the beach early today, before the … Continue reading

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