Posts in category 'careerbreak'

    • So, to ensure we didn’t bankrupt ourselves during my sabbatical, I realized I needed to get a better handle on our budget and stood up Firefly III. I gotta say, so far, not bad! I particularly love that it has an API with what looks like complete functionality coverage. Just a shame open banking basically doesn’t exist… getting complete transaction data has meant writing Tampermonkey scripts and pulling down data manually. Hard to believe it’s 2023 and that’s still a problem…

  • Turning the page

    After 21 years in my job at INVIDI I realized I needed a change, and in that moment of change, some space to reflect.

    The beginning

    Twenty-one years.

    For many of the folks I know, twenty-one years is a long time in a career, let alone in a single company.

    But the strange thing is that, while on the resume it looks like I’ve had just the one job, in reality I had the great fortune to have experienced a remarkably diverse series of roles, and it seemed like every time I started to get a little antsy, a little bored, in need of a change, INVIDI offered me another opportunity, another challenge, another path to walk.

    And it has been quite the journey, though one that has come to its natural end.

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