Category Archives: Family

A new page in my book

**Updated: Grammar issues. I was trying to publish this post too quickly The New Page This will be a big page in my career. I am sure that most of you have known that I have looked for the next step in my career for the last 6-8 months. In earlier posts I talked about… Read More »

How I Deal with Stress

How I Deal with Stress There are many ways that people deal with stress.  IT professionals tend to deal with stress in many different ways. Some turn to drinking. Others turn to video games.  Some even turn to exercising or working out. I turn to my home life. I am the father of four kids.… Read More »

On Call

The On Call Rotation It has been a fun couple of weeks.  I have been assigned a position on the on call roster. When you cannot sleep at night and you call the ISP because you internet is moving slower than a snail, that is the night shift personnel. On call person is the poor person that gets… Read More »

My influence, My Rock

My influence, My Rock I figured it was about time that I wrote about the biggest influence in my life.  She may disregard everything that is said within this post but everything is the true. She started a blog a couple months before I started this “techie blog” as she would phrase it.  As I started contributing and participate in… Read More »

Am I Ready

Ready, am I? On my way into work today I was thinking, am I ready to take the next step in my career? Do I have what it takes to move to the next step in my career path? I have been in the IT industry for over 16 years. I remember the Intel Pentium… Read More »

A little more about myself

I figured I needed to give a little more information about myself. My name is James Brown, yes just like the famous singer. I live on a six acre farm in rural Iowa with my wife and four children. We have a Great Pyrenees puppy.  Yes she is a puppy that weighs around 100 pounds. Three tame… Read More »