Derek Stegelman

Writing

New Software Releases

I’ve released new version of django-site-notifications and django-downtime. Both these releases bring support for Python 3.x as well as bringing them up to date with at least Django 1.7.

PyCon

Heads up that I’ll be at PyCon this year in Montreal, Canada. If you are around and want to meetup, let me know! I’ll also be attempting to keep my conference notes up to date. Check out …

xGames Trip

This past weekend Lindy and I took a trip out to Aspen to check out the 2015 XGames being hosted at Buttermilk. We were able to see the qualifiers for Ski Superpipe, Big Air Snowboard, Ski Slopestyle. …

MLK Day at Keystone

This MLK day I spent the day Keystone getting as much powder skiing in as possible. The weather cooperated and I was able to get into Summit county without any weather issues. Here is a quick photo …

2014 Year in Review

Here’s my list of 2014 goals for the year and how I progressed. Hike a mountain over 12,000 ft. Get back into brewing both Beer and Wine Attend another tech conference, hopefully Django Con …

2015 Goals

Goals for 2015 Get in better shape Climb another mountain, hopefully above 12k Improve my leadership skills Attend a technical conference

Breckenridge

This weekend we spent a few days visiting the lovely mountain town of Breckenridge CO and other towns in Summit County. We first headed out to Idaho Springs on our way out of Denver to eat at Beau …

A New Start

Shed the Time-Suck I’ve noticed a lot lately that I’ve been spending a lot of time building managing my various websites. Originally, I built derek.stegelman.com in Django to learn …

California

This fall we took a family trip to Northern Calfornia, hitting up a few different cities and spending 2 weeks both working and relaxing. I decided to work 4 of the days we were there, and taking …

Taking a Break

Over the last few months I’ve taken on several speaking and workshop engagements, and they’ve started to take their toll on me. Coming up with a presentation, practicing that, and trying …