Work – Trabajo Archive

  • I spent countless hours writing Velocity code and hacking up some Lucene queries in dotCMS for the website, but this was only a needle in the haystack of preparations needed to make an 1800-people, 40-country+ event go smoothly...

    Worship Symposium Week Is Here!

    I spent countless hours writing Velocity code and hacking up some Lucene queries in dotCMS for the website, but this was only a needle in the haystack of preparations needed to make an 1800-people, 40-country+ event go smoothly...

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  • As I stood in that vessel, balancing my body and supporting myself by pressing my legs against the engine room and the deck, I held in my hand not just a line, not just a maritime tool, but also the answer to all my questions....

    The Captain Diaries: May 22, 2011

    As I stood in that vessel, balancing my body and supporting myself by pressing my legs against the engine room and the deck, I held in my hand not just a line, not just a maritime tool, but also the answer to all my questions....

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  •  ...Addressed me as, "Cadet Mongefranco." "Cadet?" I thought. "Wow, that has a nice ring to it!" I felt liberated and invigorated. My life was finally catching up with my future, but this time in real life, not just in my dreams.

    The Captain Diaries: April 10, 2011

    ...Addressed me as, "Cadet Mongefranco." "Cadet?" I thought. "Wow, that has a nice ring to it!" I felt liberated and invigorated. My life was finally catching up with my future, but this time in real life, not just in my dreams.

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  • "Are you absolutely certain that this is what you want to do?" Perhaps I could. But it would require my absolute devotion, enduring financial hardship, and making school my life for three long years. Could I really do it?

    The Captain Diaries: March 29, 2011

    "Are you absolutely certain that this is what you want to do?" Perhaps I could. But it would require my absolute devotion, enduring financial hardship, and making school my life for three long years. Could I really do it?

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  • Today was my first day at Two Men and a Truck home office (headquarters) in Lansing, Michigan. My first impression was quite positive -- everyone treated me like I was part of a big family.

    A great first day

    Today was my first day at Two Men and a Truck home office (headquarters) in Lansing, Michigan. My first impression was quite positive -- everyone treated me like I was part of a big family.

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  • I saw for the first time in a long, long time a joyful smile on her face and a look so bright, warm and full of hope that her happiness became mine. The last time I saw her smile and rejoice like this was when we first kissed.  <small><strong>**Note:</strong> This content requires site login.</small>

    My life is back on track… and so is hers. **

    I saw for the first time in a long, long time a joyful smile on her face and a look so bright, warm and full of hope that her happiness became mine. The last time I saw her smile and rejoice like this was when we first kissed.  **Note: This content requires site login.

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  • I am probably not going to hear back until late January, after the selection committee selects the 18 officers for this year's BOTC class. The selection process is highly competitive.

    The NOAA Corps Wait

    I am probably not going to hear back until late January, after the selection committee selects the 18 officers for this year's BOTC class. The selection process is highly competitive.

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  • So, what was the first thing I did?  Well, I walked out of that ceremony with my naturalization certificate in hand and headed straight home to fill out the most important applications of my life: FBI and NOAA Corps.

    My dreams unveiled: Robotics, FBI and NOAA Corps

    So, what was the first thing I did? Well, I walked out of that ceremony with my naturalization certificate in hand and headed straight home to fill out the most important applications of my life: FBI and NOAA Corps.

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  • I have installed simple WordPress sites before, but I never had a chance to dig into the technicalities, plug-in writing, admin tricks, SEO optimization and such -- until now. It was fun!

    Infinimight.com is up and running!

    I have installed simple WordPress sites before, but I never had a chance to dig into the technicalities, plug-in writing, admin tricks, SEO optimization and such -- until now. It was fun!

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  • The good thing is that I've been getting excellent grades so far, probably because I have time to study and do homework.  Plus, it helps that I love every single one of my classes!!

    Back to work it is…

    The good thing is that I've been getting excellent grades so far, probably because I have time to study and do homework. Plus, it helps that I love every single one of my classes!!

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