Thoughts, adventures, projects, and photography by Shawn DeArmond


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This is an archive of Shawn's Blog and contains posts from between 2004 and 2014. It will not be updated in this format.

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Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 8:20pm
Recently, I have been delving into the world of homebrewing beer. My brother managed to get pretty much the whole family into it. Add in the regular Brew Day my buddy hosts at his house, and now I'm making beer faster than my wife and I can drink it... Which is probably a good thing.
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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 7:13pm

This past week, I launched a cool new web site on Drupal.

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 11:34am

At the 2012 Bay Area Drupal Camp, I presented a session laying out a possible dev-test-live

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Saturday, May 26, 2012 - 9:34am

In just two weeks, June 8-10, the Sacramento Drupal User Group will be hosting the second annual

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 12:35pm

Mapping means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 9:18pm

Last Friday, October 21, the Bay Area Drupal Camp (BADCamp) played host to the first ever (or so I've been told)

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Monday, October 17, 2011 - 9:27pm
I will be presenting "Beginning Git" at the Bay Area Drupal Camp this weekend. Ever since I caught wind that Drupal was (finally!) moving off of the archaic CVS version control system, and started planning the Great Git Migration, I took it upon myself to be sure that I learn everything I could about Git.
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Monday, October 10, 2011 - 10:51pm is now on Drupal 7! I'll post more blogs about some of the cool stuff I did to get the site working the way I wanted.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 11:49am
Sport photography, much like ballet photography, is all about catching the action. Outside in a Davis sunny summer day provides an extra benefit: The light is adequate. In fact, the light is more than adequate. it's downright harsh. That provides its own problems.
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Saturday, August 23, 2008 - 2:34pm
This was probably my favorite photo that I entered into the 2008 Yolo County Fair. This one was a sure thing; my golden ticket. This one was definitely going to win me a blue ribbon. It's my best category, after all: "Nature, wild".
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