I enjoy drinking and brewing beer. There is a challenge and appreciation that comes from creating a delicious brew.

"To alcohol! The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems." - Homer Simpson.

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Over the years, I have contributed to many open and closed source software programs for both money and fun. My Textpattern plugins and other projects are available on BitBucket.

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Woodworking is an art that takes a lifetime to master. I have begun my journey with a small workshop and have completed many fun projects, mostly turned on a lathe.

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Public GPG Key

I’ve been using one-off encryption keys for a while now; mostly for ssh and other personal uses. As a learning experience and motivation to network more, I’ve finally generated a GPG key with the intent of signing software packages and other random things. Hurray for Gpg4Win making the process require less typing. Command lines are great, but there are times where I don’t feel like typing anymore than necessary.

I’m not sure if I’ll take this to a level of paranoia, but I think that will be hard to avoid if I really want to immerse myself in this and learn all that I can. Time to start building my “web of trust”.