A pink orange and blue sunset showing the adirondack mountains over Lake Champlain. Slight ripples in the water show a streaky vertical reflection of the sun.

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Mar 14, 2024
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Reverse Bushwacking

After over a decade of avoiding Microsoft, a new challenge appears

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Nov 16, 2023
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Stuck again

Goals and dreams persist but the obstacles continue to manifest. I'm not special it's just life.

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Aug 30, 2023
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Scaling is Hard

Turning a passion project into a business is fraught with danger and failure, yet we do it anyway.

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Aug 11, 2023
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Bye Bye AWS 👋

Complexity comes at a cost, and for me the AWS juice is no longer worth the squeeze

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Aug 9, 2023
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On Quitting Reddit

I'm trying to change my habits and routines to be happier and more productive. It's proving to be very difficult.

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Jul 30, 2023
2 min read

Website Relaunch

Publishing a new version of the website. Going live. Moving forward.

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Mat with a Salmon

Mat Gilbert is a creative engineer living in Huntington, VT with his Wife and Cat. He goes fishing as much as possible, but enjoys technology and artwork when not on the water.




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