Happy Holidays

Thinking back over the last year, we have been pretty busy. Kelly and I have been focusing on getting out of debt including the house. Taking a bit longer than we thought but we are still managing to take some vacations on budget!

This year Ethan and I went to Fairbanks to hang out with Eric and family, hike Denali, and have a guy adventure. Kelly and Natalie went to Georgia to look at horses on a girl adventure. We still have our annual trip to Tucson AZ coming up as well.

I put together a short photo album for 2017 as well. Enjoy!

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Las Vegas is nutty Wow, great time but holy smokes there is so much to see and do. AWS re:invent didn’t fail to deliver, but I was able to see many of the sessions I couldn’t get in on YouTube. Next time, maybe I will stay home or fly in to meet with folks for a day or two.

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Thanksgiving I had a great time out in Sequim WA visiting with family. I think my favorite was the bounce house Ron and Linda had. Great investment to wear the boys out! via GIPHY Jango helped wear Rollie out. For the first time when he got home he put himself to bed! Puppy cousins ❤️ #bernesemountaindogsofinstagram #thanksgivingdogs A post shared by Jango the Bernese (@jango_in_seattle) on Nov 23, 2017 at 2:23pm PST

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Ethan's Birthday

Big 11 year old! Ethan had his favorite dinner chicken and for desert cherry pie. Along with a lot of presents. Thank you family for all the presents. He has more than enough and is a happy guy!

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Poulsbo Pete Status

Poulsbo Pete Status I get asked about the performance and status of websites a lot (goes with the job). Here is your current session. My goal is to stay under four seconds no matter where you go on poulsbopete.com. If you go over 4 seconds I get an alert: This is a simulated user over the past week (average and 95th percentile): This is the actual client page load time.

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Peter Simkins

Life of an IT geek

Technical Account Manager at New Relic

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