Roadside assistance horror story.

Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla

This should have been a simple drive home from Cape May but it turned into a roadside assistance horror story.

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An easier way to load mulch – Quick tip

Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla

I am in the process of spreading 4 scoops of mulch in various gardens. Shoveling it into the dump trailer was doable, but tedious. I found a better way.

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Speeding up a main water shutoff gate valve.

Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla

A simple hack to make opening and closing a gate valve faster

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Formation Kite Flying

Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla

A video of formation kite flying in Ocean City, MD. These were five kites being flown in formation through maneuvers during the day and at night. The video also includes views of some of the other kites. 

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Day 200 of my Great Job Search –

Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla

 

I am now into day 200 of my Great Job Search. I’m getting a steady influx of calls from recruiters. I’ve tweaked my job search a little.  I apply a principle  I call PEER to a lot of aspects of my life. It is Plan, Execute, Evaluate, Revise.   There are a lot of variations of that methodology used by many people. 

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Webcams in New Orleans Louisiana

Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla

Links to webcams in New Orleans Louisiana. Watch the Mardi Gras and check out some of the hot spots. 

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Two things you might not want to share with recruiters.

Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla

The temptation while in a job search mode is to do everything you can to land a new position. However, you might be letting your guard down and giving too much information to recruiters. 

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3 Things you should have if you are pursuing a career in development.

Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla

A degree from a university or certificate from a programming boot camp is a great start. Here are 3 things you will help you land a position as a developer and make life a little easier once you are in the position. .

There are some specific things you can do if you are seeking, or are in, a career in development: Establish and be active with Github, create an active Stack Overflow account and establish an account and be active with LinkedIn.

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Using Asana to manage a job search

Keeping track of contacts and activity during a job search can be daunting. Here is a way to use the free version of Asana to help manage a job search

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22 Foot Brass Model of the Battleship New Jersey.

Last Updated on 2 months by Christopher G Mendla

We stopped at the Farley Plaza on the Atlantic City Expressway on New Years Day 2020. This 22 Foot long brass model of the battleship New Jersey was in the lobby. 

 

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