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Learning Something New Every Day

I have always been a big fan of learning.  As a child I would spend hours reading books, both fictional and non-fictional, to exercise my brain each and every day.  This love of learning was instilled in me from an early age from my grandmother, and my thirst for knowledge continues to this day. In …

Learning the Elixir Programming Language

As many of you know, I have a background in Computer Science.  I studied programming in my college days nearly twenty years ago and a lot has changed since then.  In order to keep up with new programming languages, I have made a point of taking the time to learn new languages and frameworks over …

Helping my Cousin Prepare for his DMV Test

It seems like it has been years since I was a young teenager just itching to get behind the wheel of a car.  For me, it was always one of those things that I dreamed of doing sometime in the future and I spent nights thinking of where I would go as soon as I …

Broadening my Horizons

One of the things that I learned growing up was that everyone is different.  We all have different beliefs, customs, and upbringings and throughout the years I have made an effort to try and learn about as many of these things that I can.  In fact, I have put myself in situations that made me …

Reaching for the Sky

For the last couple of months, I have been struggling to find a new hobby or activity for me to do each week.  I believe that I need to focus on learning and growing to ensure that my life continues to move forward.  I have gone back to college a few times to study classes …

Improving my Digital Animation Skills

For years I have dabbled in digital animation and have even made a few short films in my spare time.  I loved being able to bring ideas and stories to life through my work, and though each production took hours of my time, I always enjoyed the final product.  One of the biggest areas where …

Learning English as a Second Language

Back in college, I had a roommate from China that I spent four years with.  It was hard at the start as Cheng didn’t speak a word of English, but over time we were able to start understanding each other.  By working together, he was able to learn English and we were finally able to …

My Brother is Studying to be a Pilot

For as long as I can remember, my brother has wanted to be a pilot.  He knew from an early age that he wanted to fly commercial aircraft, and through all of his life, he made a point of learning whatever he could about them.  After high school he went out into the workforce to …

Looking to Study Computer Science Online

Now that I have considered the fact that I might have some skill when it comes to computer programming, I have decided that I should take my studies to the next level.  Instead of just focusing on small areas of computer programming and web design, I should take things to the next level and get …