So disappointed with Stranger Things 3. Spoilers ahead. First, there was no suspense. Now I would say this is not a spoiler because you already knew Russian were trying to open the gateway to upside down world. To be fair, location of their facility was a bit of surprise. Second, instead of nostalgic, it was awkward. As a kid who grew up in 80s, the first season had amazing nostalgic feelings.
One of the great joys of having kids is reading to them. But unfortunately babies and adults have different levels of comprehensions. Books made for babies are of course not very stimulating for adults. But at 18 months, Ayden seems to enjoy listening to any random stuff I am reading. There is a lot research which shows children benefit from listening to language. So I have been reading my real estate course to Ayden at bedtime but when I am too tired for real estate course, then I read fiction.
Being father is one of the most rewarding experience. And it comes with a whole new set of worries. One of those worries is developmental milestones. Ayden is behind is gross motors skills milestones. One of the reasons why he might be behind the milestones is that he is very chill baby/toddler. He was always contend playing with whatever was near him. We needed to provide him a lot of motivation to get him to move.
I am not sure how I found this book by Erik Dietrich. Maybe Google or Amazon recommended it. But I found it very inspiring. There are so many things in it that I agree with and so many new things that I am still having hard time believing. As a developer, who is having a hard time figuring out his career, this book provided an interest perspective. The basic idea in it is that in any big corporation, developers are unlikely to find fulfilment.
Children can learn quickly by sounding out words, letter by letter—but somehow, the method is still controversial. Source: Phonics, Not Whole Word, Is Best for Teaching Reading – The Atlantic
I have had this domain since 2003. Originally, I wanted to make video games and Chaosplay was supposed to be a video games studio. But then it was mostly a blog. I blogged about video games and programming. A bit about personal life. Eventually my focus was on photography, so I blogged about photography. When we became parents, I was blogging about parenting. I wasn’t a consistent blogger. I stopped blogging many times.
I am a programmer all my professional life. I really got into programming because of video games. I wanted to work for some of my favorite video games studios. But then I got startup bug. I focused most of my twenties and thirties on startup ideas and projects. But I never dedicated 100% to any of those ideas. I always had a boring day job to pay for bills. I had to support my parents.
In order to get real estate license in Texas, you are required to take 6 courses, each about 30 hours of work. These courses are: Principles of Real Estate 1 Principles of Real Estate 2 Law of Agency Law of Contracts Real Estate Finance Promulgated Contracts I have taken Principles of Real Estate 1 & 2, and today I will take final exam for Law of Agency. These courses are actually very informative.
Happiness comes from shipping stuff. Source: Choose Boring Technology