Author Archives: Matthew Jones

About Matthew Jones

Writer, Programmer, Astronomer, Dreamer, Wisher, Fighter. Always striving to be better than I was.

Happy Selene/Moon-Day (Monday)

Monday gets its name from the old English Mōnandæg, or Moon day. The Greek Goddess of the moon is Selene, or Luna to the Romans. She is depicted as a beautiful woman with long black hair. She rides across the … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy Sunne-day! (Sunday)

Sunday, named for the Norse goddess Sunne (or Sunna) also known as Sól. Sunne rides across the sky in her chariot pulled by the horses Allsvinn and Arvak (meaning “Very Fast” and “Early Rising”.) Sunne is said to be pursued … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Saturn Day (Saturday)

Of all the days of the week, Saturday is the only one that maintains its Roman origin. Saturday is named after Saturn, the Roman god of agriculture and harvest. Saturn’s influence can be seen in Roman lore as a golden … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy Freya-Day! (Friday) (If you’re Christian, read at your own risk. :)

Since we’re getting close to a holiday that many use to remember their god, I figure I would do the same. While I hope that you may feel His noodly appendages bless your life with yummy pasta goodness, let us … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Introspection

There has been something that has been somewhat bothering me for a while. I realized this when I was interviewing for various companies when I was leaving the air force. One company asked me what I looked for in an … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Reflection of the soul

Note: This entry was just a place to do a emotional dump and jumps from idea to idea. More personal thoughts and insight than anything. Just a warning.

Posted in Rants | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Another update?

Hey everyone… Still trying to figure out what I want to do.  The CMS I’m using now is called ExpressionEngine.  It’s nice and all, but I actually have to come to the website and login to post.  I’m thinking of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What I want for my birthday…

So, with my birthday coming up (week from Sunday) I’m starting to receive phone calls from my family asking what I want. It’s nice to know that they care and all, but I never have a good answer for them. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Crunch time…

One thing I used to do in my past was write about my life and my failures. While many thought I was crazy for laying myself bare before so many, I always thought it helped me grow. You can make … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Daily moans

Today was another good day. I worked from home so I could ‘babysit’ while my brother dealt with some of his own issues. It was a pretty productive day and I was able to resolve many of the bugs assigned … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment