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Dan

September 29, 2015

Vietnam Day 2: Flying to Da Nang

8:01 am – Still jet lagged and last night’s dinner is not sitting well. Awake since 3:30 am. 9:32 am – Shot back in to Cho Ben Thanh for breakfast. We paid 100,000 dong for two small bowls of Vit (duck) noodle soup – little did we know much better restaurants were around the corner […]

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Dan

September 28, 2015

Vietnam Day 0-1: Arrival and Refreshed

Background: Co-worker and friend Hai Nguyen recently planned a trip back to Vietnam with his sister. He invited me along as well about a month before. I was a little hesitant to plan a cross country trip so last minute, but finding a flight on China Southern for only $598 quickly changed my mind.

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Dan

August 27, 2015

China Trip 2013 – Throwback Post

In the spring of 2013 I was lucky enough to be invited as a chaperone for a trip to China sponsored by my high school and EF Tours. The trip was two weeks long and brought us through Beijing, Pingxiang, and Shanghai. I went with my brother, old principle, few other faculty, and a group […]

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Dan

August 23, 2015

How Cashews are Made

These pictures are scattered throughout my Vietnam trip posts. I thought it would be cool to put them together to visually show the full process, from growing to retail, of creating high quality cashews. Without further adieu…

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Dan

August 11, 2015

Moving to California

It is time for change. A series of opportunities, future potential, desire to travel, and support from friends and family has lead me to move from my hometown of Boston, MA to California. I Feng Shui’ed all my belongings – highly recommend this book if you don’t know what that means, all should read it […]

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Dan

July 19, 2015

Re-Platforming ManualsOnline

Background As a Web Operations Manager at OwnerIQ, I am a part of the 6 man “Support Solutions” team. We deal with everything related to OIQ’s child website – ManualsOnline.com. I work with the website’s front end (HTML/CSS/JS), database (SQL), strategic growth, technical marketing of the product PSE (Product Support for E-Commerce), and other tasks […]

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Dan

July 7, 2015

My First Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament

I have come a long way since my first days of being a White Belt… This fight was one of my first tournaments and first times fighting No-Gi (without the use of a traditional Gi – which is a much different experience than fighting with a Gi). I am now a Blue Belt under the […]

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Dan

May 28, 2015

Primal Infographic – Mark’s Daily Apple

I am a huge fan of Mark’s Daily Apple blog. While I am not a “primal living” fanatic, I still see a lot of parallels between the lifestyles of those who are and myself. Many elements of the infographic below are things I have been internally preaching to myself since college. Where I end up […]

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Dan

February 10, 2015

How to Create a Website with WordPress

Intro Time: ~30 minute setup Costs: Domain Name: $12 a year, Hosting: ~$50 a year, Website Theme: $0 – $70

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Dan

January 5, 2015

Lightroom Photo Editing 101

My brother showed me this tutorial by Anthony Morganti on Adobe’s Lightroom application. Anthony’s basic changes made a massive difference in a lot of my photographs. If you are new to Lightroom and have 15 minutes to spare, then watch this right now and reap the benefits.

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