Hi There,
Welcome to Jay Wilson Jr's Blog!
I am a Father, Front-end Web Developer, Firefighter, (Those words all start with 'F', Ha!) and a pretty cool guy.

This is where I need to tell you all about me, which I will do... Soon as I have some free time ;)
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I've had a desire to speak from the stage, and share my story, thoughts and ideas with others. I just have no clue how to go about doing such. On top of that you can sprinkle in a dash of
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Today I had a phone interview and one of the questions I was asked was: "How do you keep up with whats's happening in web dev... How do you stay sharp?" I do a combo of things, mainly reading blogs
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"Back in the day" I used to work 16 hour shifts as a EMT. After work I'd come home and spend a few hours each night working on my side gigs. Sometimes I was working on a freelance gig, but
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These past few weeks have been a blur... One thing that has stuck out like a sore thumb, is that my education has just started. My time at The Iron Yard was the start of my journey, not the end.
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I met with a local client yesterday, we're working on our first project together. While explaining why I recommended we move in a certain direction, he stopped me and said "I don't care about the code! I just want results"
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I am forever thankful that I was able to attend The Iron Yard. Not just because they taught me the skills I needed to be a rock star developer. It's so much more than that. I changed as a human
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