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Over 10 years ago, I wrote my first blog post. Since then, I've authored books, had kids, traveled the world, found Trish and blogged about it all.

There's nothing like finishing up a training class

There's few feelings as great as finishing up a training class. The aches and pains that sneak into one's bones after talking and standing for 4 straight days is amazing. This week, I've been in Milwaukee, training a bunch of folks on Spring and particularly the new features in Spring 2.0. I had a full classroom this week, 18 students, and a number of them where PHP developers moving to Java. I had a tough time convincing them that web development with Java was easier, but hopefully they enjoyed the class anyway.

Now I'm sitting in the Milwaukee Airport, getting ready to fly back to Denver. Once I arrive in Denver, I have 2 hours before my flight leaves for Vegas. Hopefully I can catch a couple naps in flight and recoup before tonight's crazy night in Vegas begins.

As far as airport security, it was easy getting through in Denver, but they stripped me of my toothpaste and hair gel here in Milwaukee. Oh well, I shoulda known.

Posted in General at Sep 15 2006, 01:26:54 PM MDT 2 Comments

Have a good sleep... You know the big deep sleep coming from nowhere, that hits you like a train and take you miles away... After devoting your time to a bunch of people, then you are alone and you know that you have done your job, that it is over, that you have done more or less the best you could. And now, training is over, and this time is finished, and will never appear again... God, this is so good.

Posted by Gabriel on September 15, 2006 at 02:06 PM MDT #

Where did you do your training? I'm guessing that it was a training session put on by a local company? I'm located in Wisconsin as well and I'm just being nosy and curious. Thanks!

Posted by mnickel on September 15, 2006 at 09:37 PM MDT #

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