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My ONE Friend

Dear Reader, My paternal grandmother, Grace “Mamaw” Evans, was a Godly woman. She was also a master marketer. Whether she was introducing someone at the flower shop she owned for as long as I can remember, or she was introducing a new member to the Sunday school class she taught, her introduction was the same. […] …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Monday March 18, 2019


Conferences are for making new friends

Dear Reader, I met my three best friends, Paul, Keith, and Adam, at PHP conferences. Meeting people and making new friends is one of the major benefits of participating in a conference. I would not say that ‘the hallway track’ is the reason to attend a conference, but it is in the top 3. The […] The post Conference…

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Friday March 15, 2019


Community

Dear Reader, At Sunshine PHP ’19, it was my privilege to make many new friends and re-connect with old ones. One of the new friends I made was Nara Kasbergen. Nara did a great talk on Community – which of course made me nervous because, well, that’s MY shtick. Never the less Nara delivered a very […] The post …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Saturday February 9, 2019


Friends

Dear Reader, Those that don’t know me well will probably be surprised to hear me say that I am an introvert. All my life I’ve had a very small circle of friends. Even though I am a very public figure these days in the PHP community, I still maintain a very small group of close […] The post Friends appeared first …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Friday September 22, 2017