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Pippin Williamson

PHP developer and lover of fine beer

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Green space

Abundant research has been done that shows the value of green space within our cities. The presence of green can have a profoundly positive effect on the mental and physical health of a city’s citizens. Unfortunately the total green space within cities tends to shrink as a population grows. While there are examples of cities […]

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Grace Hill Winery

As the brewery project my brother and I are working on progresses, the time comes to buy equipment, some of which includes a large series of wood barrels from wineries and distilleries from around the country. Today I drove to Grace Hill Winery, a local winery just an hour from the brewery, to pick up the […]

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Remember babbling brooks

At one time or another, we all face difficult decisions. Today I was faced with one of the most difficult and heart-wrenching decisions I’ve had put before me. Shortly after making a final decision, one that I’m sure will continue to haunt me for months to come, I remembered something I wrote many years ago. As poetry […]

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Hiking in O’Fallon Park

The Rocky mountains have a special place in my heart, having spent a lot of time exploring them during my childhood. To wrap up my trip to Denver for WordCamp Denver, 2016, my wife and I took our two kids for a short hike at O’Fallon Park, 45 minutes west of Denver.  It’s an area […]

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Mulberry picking at the farm

There is something wonderful about mulberries. Their flavor is minimal, they stain everything, but they always remind of great childhood memories when my brother and sisters would spend all day picking and eating the purple berries.

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