Brandon Konkle
Brandon Konkle

GraphQL/Node/React engineer, TypeScript nerd, Postgres fan, Linux enthusiast, supporter of social justice, loving husband and father, avid comic reader.

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My First Few Days at Panlocal

I’ve been creating my own web sites since I was 13 years old, and over the last several years it’s grown to become the primary focus of my free time. I began to pursue a side business in web development, but I soon realized that was not enough. I loved web development so much I knew that I needed to…

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Embracing Minimalism

Over the course of the last year, I’ve slowly gone through a major shift in my philosophy about life. I’ve begun to see the great value of minimalism, and as a result I’ve begun to strive for elegant simplicity. For a long time now, I would get interested in something and I would pursue it 110% - sp…

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Settling In After the Move

We’re finally starting to get settled in to the new apartment, thanks in large part to some wonderful work by my brother, Gabe, on our living room curtains. Thank you very much, Gabe! They look fantastic! It’s been hard to settle in because we haven’t really done a whole lot of unpacking yet. Barbar…

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Returning to the Real World

It’s been quite awhile since the last time I wrote in this blog. The previous entry helped me find closure on the issue of our miscarriage, and after that I poured myself pretty heavily into things like programming and getting ready for our move back to Lewisville. I think the constant preoccupation…

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The Rollercoaster Can Stop Now...

It has been quite an eventful couple of months. When I last wrote, we were just heading into our Christmas Vacation with no idea what a rollercoaster ride we were about to get on. The Saturday after Christmas, Barbara and I got the wonderful news that Barbara was pregnant! We’ve been hoping that wou…

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