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Programming

Strongly Typed WP-API

The first in a series of posts exploring WP-API with statically typed PHP and Function Programming patterns. The Context To expose a resource as an endpoint via WordPress’ WP-API interface one must use register_rest_route. The documentation here is incredibly opaque so it’s probably a good idea to have the handbook page open until the API is […]

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Dead Calm on the Strait

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At the Kid’s Junior High School

Oh you sweet summer child.

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Sailing

Date 2018-12-27 Departure Time 12:15 Location Shilshole Bay Crew David, Markus, Oliver and Beau Oliver and I arrived early to prep the boat. The deck and hardware had gotten a bit green so we did a bit of scrubbing. When David and Mark arrived we dropped the outboard in and warmed it up. Took two […]

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Sailing

59º North Sailing // One Humongous Iceberg // Svalbard-Iceland Part 3

I think I have just one thing on my bucket list and it’s going on a high latitude sailing expedition. 59º North and the operation behind it is the reason the internet exists. We’ve sailed almost 1,000 miles south from Svalbard and yet the temperature and the weather remains much the same. Grey, overcast skies, light […]

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This image gave me pause. So simple and ties together this moment in history so well. Props to u/Awesome_as_FAIZ on Reddit.

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Sailing

I’d like to spend more time in these cold winter months on the boat. That means figuring out some heating. I found this post on five different heating options. Number five seemed like the best option: head South.

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Outdoor

Sunrise at the Cathedral

When I got engaged my father-in-law to be took it upon himself to introduce me his favorite pastime. He bought me a pair of boots, threw a pack on my back, then drove a group of us into the Olympics for a multi-night adventure over mountain passes and into valleys where the black bears and […]

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Hardware

To enhance my geek cred I helped my good friend Dan get an old Dockey Kong table up and running. I think there’s more soldering in the future.

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Sailing

First Sail of the Year

We had our first sail of 2018 last week. I did some maintenance to the main and headsail and still had to slide the battens in before hoisting the main halyard. Winds were pretty light from the north. We were doing four knots in the water upwind and peaked just under five heading down. A […]