Shawn

Shawn Wildermuth

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Learning How to Balance Work and Life

WP_20140610_16_31_44_ev2_Pro__highresI love what I do. The consulting, the software development, the courses…I really love it all. It keeps me in a constant state of learning and I am overjoyed and extremely lucky for this to be my life’s passion.

This year a lot has changed in my life and I am finally married for the first time. I met the amazing woman 2 1/2 years ago and I am lucky she agreed to be my life. Sappy…I know, but the experience has been transformative.

In mid-May with my wedding fast approaching I started to pull away from work to focus on the incredibly difficult (and a tad stupid) task of planning a wedding, eliminating everything we owned (with small exceptions) and leaving the country for a year. All these three things happened in the span of five days. We left our apartment on a Friday, got married on Saturday, and on Tuesday we were on a plane to Paris to start our adventure.

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My Impressions of Ender's Game

***INCLUDES SPOILERS TO BOOK AND MOVIE***

Ender’s Game is a book I meant to read. Everyone I know has read it and just loved it. When I heard the movie was coming out, I decided it was time to read it in time to see the movie.

The verdict on the book is that I loved it. The themes were very important to me and I lost some amount of sleep trying to get to the end of some chapters.

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Blogging...

Its been a hectic couple of months, but I am starting to see the light of day. While I am teach The Silverlight Tour in Boston this week, I am getting back on the blogging bandwagon.  In the next few weeks you'll see me delve into many of the topics you'd expect from me including:

I've also been itching to do a "State of Android" blog about my favorite apps and what I like and don't like about the platform at the moment.

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