Category Archives: David’s Blog

MineCraft… well, MineTest

  Well, the kids have discovered Minecraft.  In lieu of forking out $27 x 4 for licenses or downloading illegal version of Minecraft, I did some research and found an opensource alternative:  MineTEST After downloading it and installing it on … Continue reading

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8 Paragraph Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Not so shamelessly paraphrased from [this excellent original article], here’s the 8 major bullets.  For details, grace the original authors with a web hit at the link above 🙂 1. Dialogue: Failing to Divide Speakers 2. Dialogue: Failing to Separate … Continue reading

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Quitters Never Win

Hey all. I was just listening to a podcast and heard a very interesting assertion. “One of the greatest lies ever told: Quitters Never Win.” I found that really interesting as I have heard that statement used as encouragement throughout … Continue reading

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Life Is Good!

Life here at casa de Loman is pretty good. Awesome wife, great kids, a house (albeit a bit small now), and a great job… more than many have and I am grateful. Nothing is perfect though. Our walk on the … Continue reading

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My New Job…

…has excellent parking!

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Dora The Explorer’s latest….

  I can’t recommend “Dora the Explorer and Adventures with the Dishwasher Heating Element” to anyone, it doesn’t end so well…   In fact, it reminds me of several scenes from alien movies I’ve seen over the years:  

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The Writing Bug Strikes

Well it’s back. The Bug. This time, however, I’m not going to take this laying down. I plan on grabbing this bug, looking it straight in the eye and saying,   “Hey McFly, you bojo, those boards don’t work on … Continue reading

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Samantha Crashes Her Ferrari

  At approximately 5:10 pm, Wednesday, July 17th, 2013, Samanatha Loman, eldest daughter of Sandra and David Loman, was involved in major vehicular accident. The car involved in the accident was severely damaged when it struck a house at high … Continue reading

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Exit Stage Left

Well, some friends just showed their true colors. It really is saddening, as their walk with God was turning them into some very pleasant people to be around. But it seems that they have been internalizing all the issues they … Continue reading

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Null Checking in Java

Learnt something new today!   In order to prevent the accidental setting of a variable to null like so: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 private void testMethod(Boolean b) { if (b = null) { //Ack! This works … Continue reading

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