I’m excited to take my first steps in defining, designing, implementing and
project managing a new application that will provide a Support System to the
Drupal community. As a first step I have two items that I need to prepare and
research so that I can get started on the project to create a Drupal 8 Support
System site. First, I need to learn best practices on git so that I can create
an environment model with a 4-teir development process. This will allow me to
push my code up from local to devAnyone that has worked on a Software Development Projects can relate to the
concept of project pressure because of somebody changing requirements. Whether
the change comes from upper management, peers, customers, or even
self-inflicted, it exists and it’s not going anywhere. One thing that I’ve
learned is that as project pressures increases (because of change in
requirements), its easy to forget the one thing that unites the project, that
all stakeholders share a common objective; to build a proRecap
The first week of July was an emotional rollercoaster for me. My dad had to get
surgery to remove an appendix mass that had built up to the size of a cucumber.
I had my yearly checkup and had a cavity filled. I got my grade for the Ethics
class that I enrolled in June and it was an A. =) I went fishing and caught 4
halibut and 1 sea bass. It was a fun trip however it was exhausting as it was a
16-hour activity. We celebrated my wife’s birthday by heading out to our winery
June was a month no travel. I kept myself local. I did have multiple visitors
from Japan which was enjoyable and allowed me to have some great conversations.
My daughter turned two this month and we celebrated her birthday at a local park
near the house that I grew up in.
Photos of the Month
> Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your
* Henry Ford
The Equipo Azteca site was officially launched to sell t-shirts. CheMay was a quick moving month. I was able to attend the Google I/O conference and
unfortunately, I didn't find it rewarding. I felt that the conference really
segregates the attendees, location is horrible, and their approach on
transportation did not work out well. This time around the people managing the
special areas that highlight the Google Tech were not welcoming and gave off a
vibe that they are just there because of an obligation. I think for the price
that one pays, its best to take advaThe month of April is always a special month as my son celebrates a birthday. We
had a nice BBQ at our new house in the East Bay. It was a success as we had over
70 friends and relatives join us for good ole hotdogs and hamburgers.
ROAD TRIP to visit the neighbors up north: Seattle and Oregon.
Photos of the Month
> Self-criticism is a sure sign of maturity and the first step toward eliminating
any personal weakness. -MLK
Attended DrupalCon 2019 - Seattle, Washington
Got The fiscal year is now over, so it's time to welcome FY19! I work for a Japanese
company and a collegue of mine mentioned that in Japan his old company would
celebrate the new fiscal year with a celebration in which they crack open large
bottles of sake. The goal is to build the moral and get people fired up.
I opened an account with unsplash and will move all of my travel photos there.
I've linked my profile to the menu and have also added it to linkedin.
Here is one of my photos on unsplash:This year, February brought lots of rain to the Bay Area. Our hills are lush
green, and I can't keep up with all the weeds in my garden, however I'm not mad.
Gotta’ take the water anytime mother nature wants to give.
The month was truly one with lots of ups and downs and I'm happy to have battled
through. With a big miss in my professional life and a big scare in the personal
life, I'm grateful to have my family as they help provide the resilience that is
needed to overcome.
No travel. Wow, the first month of 2019 started off slow but finished with supersonic
speed. I was able to accomplish a lot at home. We did a big purge of junk from
our backyard. Most of it was from a tree that was pruned in December. It's nice
to own a truck in times of eliminating unwanted goods.
We did do a nice trip to Monterey as we went to visit the aquarium. We started
the year with our little beagle being sick. We ended up paying a lot in vet fees
and were not able to pin point the issue. I believI must have taken down over 20 tamales this month as December was filled with
lots of gatherings. Especially now that there are lots of kids, there are plenty
of reasons why we gather. This month my wife and I attended the John Legend
concert at the Fox Theater in Oakland. It was really nice to get out and have a
date night with the wifey. We really got to enjoy ourselves and had a great time
before, during, and after the show. I can't wait for us to schedule our next
date night. Special thanks November of 2018 has officially ended. A month summed up by school projects,
work shack ups, pollution, travel, and family gatherings.
* Playa de Carmen, Chichén Itzá Guadalajara, and Tonala
Photos of the Month
Playa de Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Chichén Itzá, Yucatan, Mexico
> Be realistic, demand the impossible. - Che Guevara
Video most watched
Having a 1 year means that you have to constantly find ways to keep them
occupied. I've used this video on various occaOctober came and left. With so much going on in my school, work, and home life
there wasn't too much extra time to spare with updating my blog. But now that
I'm grabbing the bull by the horns, I do want to begin my El Periódico posts.
The idea is to provide a recap of the month before on the first of each month.
The goal will be to provide information that I can potientially use in a future
request by me. =)
There is no real order of topics or categories, as I'm starting off in a free