Day One of Huel Meal Replacement

Background Last year, at the age of 38, I ran a marathon. The Indy Monumental Marathon was a transformative experience, and one I hope to have again. I started my training in April of ’19 using two separate Hal Higdon plans to complete the journey; novice mini marathon & novice full marathon. I did them…

The Man Who Shook Hands

Heritage, North Dakota was clenched in the grip of mid-twentieth century sensibilities. The city center was a virtual black & white broadcast of wholesome Christian family values. Every vista was a postcard and every corner a Norman Rockwell painting. It was a frozen pillar of Americana. There were ranches and farms on the outskirts, but…

Ketchup & Mustard

The man rounded the order counter. He wore a bright yellow shirt tucked into red slacks. Around his waste was a gun holster with a toy gun inside of it. He turned to face Susan and gave her a toothy grin. His neck-tie had flying corn dogs on it.

Managing a List of Lists in Python

A Lesson in Pizza… In this short lesson, we’re going to use Python to get user input from a customer at our pizzeria. Someone I know told me the pizza analogy has been done to death, so I switched this one up a bit. In this example, we’ll ask the customer what they want on…