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Would you consider changing your username to "codewitch" only ? "honey the monster, codewitch" causes your posts in the forum to use two lines instead of one and set my asperger syndrom to red alarm level.
Since you are so far into the trees, maybe consider "Hierophant" rather than "Witch" ?
But, I'm partial; hierarchies are of great interest to me intellectually: more specifically, how you conceptualize and implement complex relationships between disparate hierarchies (as in graph databases).
best wishes on your quest from another pilgrim; as one of my mentors said:
“The beginning, middle, and end of the birth, growth, and perfection of whatever we behold is from contraries, by contraries, and to contraries; and whatever contrariety is, there is action and reaction, there is motion, diversity, multitude, and order, there are degrees, succession and vicissitude.”
Giordano Bruno, circa 1600CE: his writings, and his refusing to recant them, got him burned at the stake in 1609CE.
«Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?» T. S. Elliot
You fought hard and you saved and earned
But all of it's going to burn
And your mind, your tiny mind
You know you've really been so blind
Now's your time, burn your mind
You're falling far, too far behind
Oh no, oh no, oh no!
You're gonna burn
My customer is re-wiring their entire building in cat 6e or something. cat 5 was okay, but apparently someone got a wild hair some place that tickled. Monday the contractors were running around in their lifts: "beep beep beep". Not even noise cancelling headphones helped. Off to my home office.
Tuesday afternoon, the contractors were ceiling tile diving...
Wednesday morning - clean desk off of debris from ceiling. Interrupted numerous times by guys wanting to mess with wall network connectors. All to get ready for the big effort on Saturday.
3 guys disrupting 12 senior developers. Makes a lot of sense.
<italic>Stuck in a dysfunctional matrix from which I must escape...
"Where liberty dwells, there is my country." B. Franklin, 1783
“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” BF, 1759
Developed at a cost of almost $1m in a joint project between the Zen temple and renowned robotics professor Hiroshi Ishiguro at Osaka University, the humanoid -- called Mindar -- teaches about compassion and of the dangers of desire, anger and ego.
"You cling to a sense of selfish ego," it warns worshippers. "Worldly desires are nothing other than a mind lost at sea."