Thoughts on Meetups

Thoughts on Meetups

I started going to Meetups when I moved to Chicago as a way to meet new people. Before that I didn’t have any experience going to Meetups in Minneapolis. I found going to Meetups was a great way to get out and have fun with total strangers. Even better if...
May 2022 Minneapolis Weather Stats

May 2022 Minneapolis Weather Stats

Meteorological summer started yesterday and it felt a bit colder than normal with a high of 70℉ degrees where the normal high is 75℉. Not a huge difference, but I can feel the cool 50s on my morning bike ride to daycare drop off. The rest of the month looks like...
How to calculate age in C#

How to calculate age in C#

Today I had a requirement to calculate someone’s age based on that person’s birthday. It seems like a pretty simple function to write, but I decided to Google around a little bit anyway to see if what other people were doing to calculate age based on...
List of all weather stations by state

List of all weather stations by state

I’m currently writing an app to display and chart record high and low temperatures for locations around the United States. As I was writing the station selector I realized that I would need to create a list of all weather stations by state. Because of the large...