Welcome to my blog where I write on software development, travel, and being an expat living in Colombia. Here you will find the articles I have written over the last year.

Certificate Issues Between Fly & Turso

That time I ran into issues with my certificates being invalid leading to problems communicating between and my Turso database.

Writing a HTTP Server with Go

Writing a simple HTTP Server using only what is provided via the Go Standard Library.


An article to try my best and express who Tommie was and the happiness and love he brought my wife and myself.

The City of the Seven Color Sea

San Andrés is a little slice of paradise in the Caribbean owned by Colombia. The perfect place to celebrate all the new gray hairs that came with turning 36 years old.

Adding Related Articles with Astro Content Collections

Astro's content collection feature is a game changer for easily managing content in a type safe manner. It also can help to easily add related collections or data types through referencing. In this article I show how I implemented a related articles feature.

Working with Makefiles

In my journey into learning Go I have been learning how to use Makefiles within my Go projects. I had never worked with makefiles before and this post will touch on how to use them.

Going to the Gopher Side

The chaos that is the JavaScript/TypeScript ecosystem has become too much to bear in my opinion. I have become unhappy with my direction in the tech industry and in late 2023 made the decision to begin teaching myself Go and pivoting my career out of the Frontend & away from JavaScript.

From NextJS to Astro

In 2023 I began making the move from NextJS to Astro for my personal website and blog. This is my experience with the transition.

Climbing the Mountain

In November of 2023 I traveled to Salento, Colombia for the adventure of a lifetime, climbing and summiting Colombia's second highest peak, Nevado del Tolima.