As an effort to keep myself motivated to write more on this blog, and also inspired by different YouTube channels that I’m subscribed too. Starting forward I’m going to be posting a monthly blog post which I will briefly share all the interesting things I did each month. This can includes but not limited too:
- Books I read
- Video games I played
- Any new software or hardware that I worked with
- New music I listen/discovered
- Any new sort of self-improvement or wellness habit or activity
- Just about anything interesting that I did the past month.
For starters, this blog post is really late, it’s March 11th, and me being a king of procrastination; I finally took the time to write up my February 2018 favorites.
Reading wise, last month I read the first two books (publication order) of The Chronicles of Narnia. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia. Both being quite enjoyable reads. My goal is the read the remaining five books this month. Also last month, I read about half of the sixth book The Complete History of Middle-Earth series, The Return of the Shadow.
Gaming wise, last month I finally purchased and played the Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds expansion. Horizon Zero Dawn was my favorite game of 2017, and the expansion added a somewhat massive additional map, cool new weapons, and new machines (difficult) to battle. I’m a big fan of the story in Horizon Zero Dawn, so I hope this is the first of many games in this awesome new franchise. Lastly, last month I played, through most of the campaign of Wolfenstein: The New Order. Gameplay is really fun, however I really disliked the useless boring puzzle like missions that really don’t add much to main story.
Wellness / Self-improvement
Finally self-improvement and professionally wise, I started studying for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification. For the resources, I’m using courses from A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy, as well the books AWS Certified Solutions Architect Official Study Guide: Associate Exam 1st Edition and Amazon Web Services in Action.