Growing up

Six months old a few weeks ago

Elijah and Daddy

Dude's night in!

Mommy and Elijah

The apple of mom's eye

Elijah and Meisha

Elijah and Meisha bffs

Elijah Alexander Danchilla

Our beautiful baby boy Elijah was born January 31st. It is hard to believe that he is seven months old already!

He has changed our lives in countless ways for the better and we love him very very much


Awaiting the birth of our first child

Tressa is due any day now and we are eagerly awaiting the birth of our first baby boy/girl (we do not know the gender).


Finished reading "Seven Databases in Seven Weeks"

After a hiatus from reading the book “Seven Database in Seven Weeks”, I finished it over the summer. The book had some new concepts to me that were not as easy to keep readings the “Seven Languages…” book. However, once I got into the habit of digesting it a little at a time, I was very glad I did. It contains a lot of valuable information on the landscape of modern day databases.

The databases covered in the book were...


Torres, In the Valley Below

These are some tracks from the Torres - Sprinter album and In the Valley Below - The Belt albums that I really enjoy.


Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

I recently read “Seven Languages in Seven Week” [Pragmatic, Bruce Tate, 2010], and found it very interesting. This is not a book about spoken languages, but computer languages.

As someone who has worked mostly with PHP, JavaScript and Java in my professional career over the last ten years, it is both refreshing and needed to see alternative programming languages and paradigms...


Rolling Stone Top Albums List (50-26)

Onward through the Rolling Stone Top 500 albums of all time list from 50-26th, their are some very strong albums here.


Words of Wisdom

Eat, drink and be merry... For tomorrow we die.


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Favourite Albums of 2016

Spotlight Album

Matt Mays Coyote

Matt Mays - Coyote (2012)

Building upon the sounds of the 2005 album "Matt Mays & El Torpedo", this album has a number of very listenable tracks.

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